I originally wrote this post to speak to and encourage other women, but the more I wrote, the more I realized I’m talking to both husbands and wives. I want wives to see themselves as worthy through their husband’s eyes. And I want husbands to look at their wives and see something beautiful and precious and worth fighting for. This isn’t meant to be one of those posts that’s controversial or steps on toes, but as I read through it again, I realized it might accomplish both of
The last few months have been an emotional journey for me, Scott, and our marriage–death, sickness, surgery, stress, disappointment, depression, anxiety, fear, anger, worry, and devastation. It’s one of those periods in our lives that would test the resolve of any relationship. One of those times that would either kill us or make us stronger. We’ve chosen to be stronger. We’ve chosen to draw closer to God, individually and together. We’ve spent a lot of the last few months le
Did you know second marriages fail 63% of the time, while three times isn’t a charm as illustrated by the 74% divorce rate. But that’s for those non-church going, unbelievers, right?
No. Over 40% of regular churchgoers are on their second marriages. Amy Desai, J.D.’s article, How Should a Christian View Marriage and Divorce talks about the Christian perspective. #husband #Divorce #Christian #Marriage #God #wife
Physical intimacy in marriage is often a hot topic (no pun intended). Men and women are vastly different when it comes to personalities, needs, wants, and pretty much everything else in life. You remember that book, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus? Why wouldn’t those differences apply when it comes to sex. Understanding your spouse’s specific needs and wants when in the bedroom is a NECESSITY for a healthy marriage and happy sex life. 6 Common Questions About Sex: 1.)
When I met my husband,Gregg, he was a 34-year-old divorcé with no children. Despite having no desire whatsoever on my part to even date, much less get married again, within hours of meeting we were talking about getting married. Plain and simply, God just works in peoples’ lives when He has a plan. Having experienced it in droves in the timing and way I met my husband, I will testify to it. So, here I was, a mother of a 4-year-old daughter, long-distance dating a man who no
As I have written before, stepparenting can be a challenging endeavor. Perhaps more so, according to the research, for the stepmom than the stepdad. We are all so familiar (thanks Disney and various fairy tales! ) of the evil stepmom. She is almost an archetype. Such thinking though does little to help evolve those in […] via The “Mother” in Stepmother — Soul Healing Art #BlendedFamily #NewBeginnings #Mother #Divorce #Christian #Marriage #Children #Stress #Stepmother