I don’t just want to connect with him just for me. I want to both know him and be known by him. I want my husband to join in our conversation too.
Communication in marriage is not easy. But the fight to communicate is worth the work. In the end, you’ll find a thriving marriage rooted in oneness, not division.
Early in our marriage, these simple principles changed our hearts and transformed our relationship.
A few small actions carry surprising power in building a lasting relationship.
It was one of the biggest conflicts of our marriage. And as I sat there full of anger and self-righteousness, I knew that I hadn’t handled it correctly.
No matter where your marriage is, it can always become stronger. Here are some ideas for those who want to shake things up a bit.
Three communication tips based on wisdom gained from years (and years) of trial and error.
Even simple acts of support can give your spouse the boost he or she needs during a busy work week.
A list to keep you talking with your spouse for a whole month.
Just a five-second look helped connect my mom and dad during a frenzy of activity.
True partnerships are cemented by couples who frequently and specifically verbalize their need of one another.
Recognizing what is your responsibility and what you need to leave in God’s hands.
Intentional sharing and meaningful time together are too important to the health of your marriage to be neglected.
Ten Bible verses to help family communication.
You can’t avoid the tough conversations in marriage, but you can conduct them in a way that will ultimately bring you closer to your spouse.
Using word pictures was the key to communication in our marriage.
When did you last have time to talk about the important things of life?
Two tips for battling the “illusion of permanence” in your marriage relationship.
All of us have unattainable mental images of our roles in life, but there is a way to live free from their terror.
This small exercise will keep your marriage sharp.
Technology is evolving so quickly that many of us are barely aware of how our changing behavior threatens our most important relationships.
Communication struggles need to be identified before they can be repaired.
Even when it stings, I’m thankful for a husband who is straightforward.