No one ever claimed marriage was easy. But what do you do when it feels like you’ve reached the end of your rope? Your relationship may feel impossible – but many other couples have come back from the brink of divorce and found that, with a lot of hard work, their marriages are stronger than ever. That can be your story, too.
Right now, your situation may feel like two people with too much damage done to save the marriage. But before you and your spouse close the door forever, you owe it to yourselves and possibly your children to give saving this marriage one more try.
The rewards of a successful business and family reality show- fame and fortune- have come to Kay Robertson, “Miss Kay” of the “Duck Dyansty family reality show. However, her journey there has been far from easy.
Many people marry believing that their marriage will be different, that it will be easier than the difficult marriages around them. The good news for us is that God didn’t create marriage to be easy.
Being satisfied in God (or anything) always seems easier when all is going well. But when things you love are being stripped out of your hands, then the test is real. If God remains precious in those moments, then his supreme worth shines more brightly. He is most glorified.
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There will be times when you feel stuck in a rut in your marriage. It will be hard. It will take work. So whether you are new to married life, have been in it a while or plan on getting married someday, remember that marriage can be difficult, but it is the best thing that will ever happen to you.
Authentic Intimacy is a ministry passionate about reclaiming God's design for intimacy & sexuality. We connect with & disciple women across the world through content, community, & conferences.
"Our marriage has been suffering because of a lot of stresses; we moved, changed jobs, had a death in the family, and even lived in an RV for a while. Instead of leaning on each other, we blamed each other... This weekend has helped us realize that we are not each other's enemies. We are recommitting our marriage and depending more on the Lord and each other." —Married 15 years, Lake Tahoe, NV
We believe love best motivates a woman and respect most powerfully motivates a man. Research reveals that during marital conflict a husband most often reacts unlovingly when feeling disrespected, and a wife reacts disrespectfully when feeling unloved.
Gary Thomas is a bestselling author and international speaker whose ministry brings people closer to Christ and closer to others. He unites the study of Scripture, church history, and the Christian classics to foster spiritual growth and deeper relationships within the Christian community.
Based on research and the experience of Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley, Focus on the Family has created questions that evaluate the strength of 12 essential traits of your marriage.
In Secret Church 11 David Platt addresses a host of contested issues related to family, marriage, and sex, all based on the foundational truths of the gospel. We’ll consider God’s design for sexuality, marriage, parenting, orphan care, singleness, and widow care.