Marriage

Worst Lies about Marriage

Worst Lies about Marriage

The world paints a picture of what you can expect from marriage. But false expectations never help anyone. Getting rid of the lies opens the door to what a healthy marriage really looks like.

Putting Your Spouse Before Your Kids

Putting Your Spouse Before Your Kids

Putting your kids first is easy to do - and sometimes it's the right thing to do. But when it comes to your marriage, your spouse needs to come first. Not only will is strengthen your marriage, but it will even be better for your kids. Here's 4 reasons why...

My Spouse Won't Go To Counseling

My Spouse Won't Go To Counseling

Even when you know your marriage needs help, your spouse might not be willing to go to counseling - at least not yet. Maybe it's the financial cost, or maybe your spouse just doesn't see or want to admit there are problems. You could be left wondering if there is any point in going to counseling alone...

While you can not change your spouse, counseling can still help change you, and that is a good place to begin.

READ THE ARTICLE:
When a Spouse Won't Get Help
by Mitch Temple, Focus on the Family

Rising Above Feelings in Marriage

Building True Oneness in Marriage

Dr. Larry Crabb, marriage psychologist and husband, shares how he has discovered through his own journey that most marriages are suffering from "unrecognized self-centeredness." When we feel offended by something, we react to protect ourselves. But that reaction keeps our marriages from being what we want them to be. Instead Larry shows how we can rise above our feelings and show love that mirrors the love God shows us.

Growing Apart in Marriage

Growing Apart in Marriage

Do you ever feel like you have grown apart from your spouse, and you wonder what happened? Have you ever wanted more than your spouse was able to give? Hello Industry has released a music video, as well as a video commentary, related to these questions.

Learn Together as a Couple

Learn Together as a Couple

"Mark and I came from very different upbringings. This made for very different perspectives about many aspects of family life. It’s also set the stage for conflict..." What are some ways to work through conflict and grow closer together?

Change Your Expectations

Change Your Expectations

"We are so incompatible!" We tend to think this in frustration about our spouses. What is the root of this thought, and is there a way to change it?

20 Ideas for Loving Others Well

20 Ideas for Loving Others Well

'Tis the season for Valentine's Day. But you can show love for others on more than just one day a year! Here are some ideas to loving others well.

Operation: Forgiveness

Operation: Forgiveness

At the end of the day, forgiveness and reconciliation pave a way for recovery.

10 Surprising Ideas to Increase Romance

10 Surprising Ideas to Increase Romance

FamilyLife's article "10 Surprising Ideas to Increase Romance"
When you hear the word "romance," you think of candlelight and long walks on the beach, but it might just be more fun and simple than it sounds!