Tag Archives: Boredom

A Closer Look at What Bores You

Living life with the same person becomes familiar as it should over time. But when the familiar becomes boring this can be the sign there is something else at play. Jon Bloom wrote an excellent article on the Desiring God … Continue reading

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My Marriage Is Mediocre—Now What?

In our last post we shared 11 possible indicators your marriage might be mediocre. Today we want to offer some practical tips to help get you out of this trap. As a reminder here is our list: Your life revolves … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – Are You Bored With Sex?

The final post in our Boredom in Marriage series focuses on one of the most common issues in marriages–boring sex. Since many other respectable marriage blogs have addressed this issue in full detail, we thought we’d use our Happy Hour … Continue reading

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Bored With Romance

Romantic expressions are usually at their highest during courtship and diminish greatly after marriage. Many believe romance isn’t as necessary as it once was. Others believe it isn’t as important as it once was. We disagree with both views. Romance is … Continue reading

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3 Types of Boredom in Marriage

We heard recently of a study conducted in Canada of 88 married couples. They were asked to write down words to describe the current state of their relationship. The majority of the words indicated boredom to one degree or another. … Continue reading

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Bored With Marriage?

Anytime life becomes predictable there can be a temptation to find it boring. This in itself isn’t necessarily bad. It’s okay to be bored from time to time. It’s what we do to fill the boredom that matters. Consider King … Continue reading

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But I’m Bored

I remember when my kids used to say this to me all the time. I countered their whining with,  “if you’re bored, then I’ll give you more chores to fill your time.” They learned not to say that anymore. But it … Continue reading

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Cultivating the Quiet In Your Marriage

This week we are delving into the deeps of cultivating the quiet in our minds, hearts and marriages. It may be something you’ve thought about often, or you may be venturing into unknown territory. Whatever the case, we believe this … Continue reading

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On Bored

It’s amazing what a month without the noise of television will do. We’ve found we don’t miss it at all. We can watch movies here, but that’s it, and the choice is limited. In Gary Thomas’ book, Seeking The Face … Continue reading

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