5 Ways to Protect Your Marriage on Social Media

Did you know that 20 percent of divorces involve Facebook? As a former social media manager and avid Facebook user, I’m not surprised by that statistic. Facebook’s convenient social engagement is an excellent way to stay in contact with old friends. But this convenience is also why Facebook is so dangerous for modern marriages.

Should You Merge Your Money? We Did. Here’s Why.

To combine, or not to combine? It’s a tough decision for many newly-married couples. Consider these pros and cons, and find out where this couple ended up.

Dealing with Resentment in Your Marriage

One of the most difficult issues to face in your marriage is the realization that one of you resents the other. This can be a devastating revelation, but it doesn’t mean you can’t overcome these intimacy-killing emotions.

5 Mistakes Couples Make in the Bedroom

It amazes us how few couples actually talk about their sex life. Research shows a healthy sex life is critical to marriage satisfaction. What’s strange is that I couldn’t think of a more stimulating (see what I did there?) topic of conversation than sex. What’s preventing couples from talking about sex?

Porn, Sex, and the Christian

The fact of the matter is pornography and a distortion of sex is completely destroying us. Christian pastors continue to be found in infidelity, sex scandals, and secret sin. A Christian’s sexual behavior can hardly be distinguished from the non believing person.

5 Spending Habits That Drove My Spouse Crazy

The sad truth is that while money is a bedrock of stability and happiness in a marriage, many couples find it far easier to discuss topics of faith and politics, and avoid talking about finances altogether. But when you’re married and sharing a life with someone, it’s the everyday things — daily conversations and habits — that can make or break a relationship.

When Your Spouse Is a Survivor of Sexual Abuse

It can come as a complete shock to learn that your spouse is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Your first reaction will probably be to wonder why she didn’t tell you about it a long time ago. But what you need to understand is how personal, private, and petrifying this secret is to a survivor.

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3 Types of Margin You Absolutely Need in Your Marriage

Things never go as planned. I have an idea of where I’d like my days to go, but the only predictable thing about life is that it’s unpredictable. The vast majority of my life feels like I’m just along for the ride and the driver could care less where I think we should go. Why is life so hard to plan perfectly? Because things happen which we cannot control.

10 Reasons Not To Date Your Spouse

We can always think of excuses for why we shouldn’t date our spouse. But marriages that live with no sense of urgency in their passion and commitment to continuing to date one another or improve their relationship …will eventually dry up.

A 7-Day Love Experiment For Your Marriage

Does the word marriage have too much baggage? It’s a word that means different things to different people. So what if we did an experiment for one week to use a word instead of marriage and see if it changes our perspective for the better.

3 Reasons Why Tender Touch Cultivates Deeper Intimacy

Not only does touch cultivate deeper intimacy; it helps us communicate with each other on another level. It sustains and strengthens our connection. And it’s an essential part of a healthy, happy marriage. Tender touch conveys our love for one another, and creates a level of emotional safety that opens the door for deeper intimacy.

Marriage In The Midst Of Miscarriage

It happened to us, and it may have happened to you. I know that it hurts, but please hear this: you do not have to hurt alone. Your marriage will make it through the pain of this miscarriage. Your spouse is with you. It is imperative that you recognize the weight and necessity of choosing to have naked conversations through this messy circumstance.

Using Technology to Connect with Your Spouse

When it comes to communication, technology and social media has undergone some revolutionary innovations and developments that make sure you are always connected with your loved ones, anywhere and anytime. There are several different ways you can use technology to strengthen your bond with your better half, and make sure they know you are thinking about them.

Conquering Fear and Living Life With More Clarity

Don’t let fear keep you from thinking clearly. You won’t be able to hear when God is telling you to trust Him. When you give your fear to God you’ll be able to appreciate your blessings and live your life the way He intended.

When Microwaves Marry Crockpots

I’m not sure who said it first, but when I heard this statement years ago, I agreed whole-heartedly: “Sexually, men are like microwaves and women are like crockpots.” Meaning, men are typically ready for sex almost immediately upon hearing the idea. Women enjoy sex, it just takes them a while to warm up to the idea.

4 Things That Marriage Cannot Fix

Literally speaking, I live with a handyman. So things do get fixed more than they used to. And living with my best friend has been of the most meaningful gifts I’’ve known. But there are just some things he can’’t, and our marriage can’’t, fix.

Saving Yourself From Social Media

Social media can also be a detriment for some marriages. In most cases, the constant phone checking can distract us from healthy conversations with our spouse. At worst, it can actually lead to relational temptation and even infidelity.

7 Keys to Great Sex (When You Don’t Like Your Body)

We ALL have some level of insecurity. Even “picture perfect” models often struggle with body issues. Being in perfect physical shape isn’t the solution (although better overall health can be a positive factor), the real issues are deeper than the surface.

7 Creative Tips for A Better Marriage

My wife and I have been married for 14 years and in that time, we’’ve learned a lot about what it takes to be married. It’s easier than everyone says it is. Here are seven things we’ve done that have made our marriage work really well—and helped us have a lot of fun.

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