Tag Archives: relationship

If Marriage Had A Fountain Of Youth

I remember as a child hearing of Ponce de Leon’s pursuit of The Fountain Of Youth. It was said to be somewhere in Florida, and it was told he spent his life trying to find it. But he never did … Continue reading

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I Confess Marriage Can Be A Real Pain

Last night I had the privilege of catching up with a dear friend who recently said goodbye in this life to her husband of 40+ years. I asked her what was the hardest part right now for her. She said … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – 69

It’s that time of the week again. We have some fantastic posts for your weekend reading enjoyment. Cheers! Intimacy In Marriage 3 Ways Financial Stress Damages Sexual Desire<<a must read for those who are and those who aren’t-yet. Marriage Missions … Continue reading

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31 Days To A Better Marriage Starts Tuesday!

Jolene Engle, of The Alabaster Jar blog is hosting an excellent series for the month of October. We wanted to let you know about it ahead of time so you won’t miss a day of the series. Click on the … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Newlywed Self – Age 19

I was thinking recently about the whole idea of reflecting on what I would say to my 21 year old self from the vantage point of today. It made me wonder what I would say to my newlywed self about … Continue reading

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A Secret All Husbands Would Do Well To Know

I was going through older blog posts from some of my favorite marriage bloggers when I found a gem. It’s an article by Kate with One Flesh Marriage, that she wrote in March of 2012 titled, Emotional Alphabet. She shares … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s time for our Specials Of The Week. We couldn’t choose just one blog to feature because there are just too many great posts to share. We hope you’ll spend some time this weekend reading these posts. You’re marriage will … Continue reading

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Love, Know, Speak, Do

Years ago we were helping another couple who had been struggling with sexual intimacy. They had a strong marriage. They loved each other, but the wife didn’t really enjoy sex. As the years passed it was getting more and more … Continue reading

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What Age Does Sex Stop In Marriage?

One wouldn’t think this is such a difficult question to answer. I used to think sex ended when you got old–like in your fifties. But then, I turned 50! πŸ˜‰ Now old is always 15 years older than me. I’m … Continue reading

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When Your Sex Drive Putters Out

Last week I pulled back the curtain, and I’m compelled to do the same with this post, but it is a lot more personal. However, I can’t shake the importance of this topic, so here goes… A few months ago … Continue reading

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Honoring Your Spouse On Facebook

One of the things I love about Facebook is seeing how spouse’s honor one another by speaking highly of them in daily status updates. I thought it would be encouraging to all of us to read the ones I’ve found … Continue reading

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Recharging Your Date Nights

We all know what it’s like to have our cell phone, camera or tablet die on us right when we need it most. This can happen to our date nights too if we’re not careful. Imagine life has gotten too … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

This past week J, of Hot, Holy and Humorous, wrote a post that we simply must share with you. The title alone compelled me to share it, but when I read the post in it’s entirety? Wow. Tom and I … Continue reading

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I.Love

We live in an age where we can stay connected with our spouse even when we’re not physically together. Social media has made the world so much smaller, and it can be a good thing when used to communicate our … Continue reading

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50 Daily Kindnesses

  Pour their coffee in the morning and take it to them before they get out of bed. Write an encouraging Bible verse on the shower wall. Pray specifically for your spouse’s day and write a note telling them you … Continue reading

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Are You A Suitable Companion?

As we continue our series focusing on the wife’s role as a helper to her husband, I want to share how much this has helped our marriage become what it is today. Not that I’ve been the one solely to … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Helper To Your Husband

I was talking with some ladies a while ago when the conversation led to our role as our husband’s helper. It was a good discussion with friends who have strong marriages that have lasted decades. There were some who shared … Continue reading

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15+ Tips For Great Communication In Marriage

We had a reader ask us if we would post some tips on how to have healthy communication in your marriage. What a lofty goal to put such wise advice into our daily Healthy Marriage Tips. So we’ve decided it … Continue reading

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Is Your Spouse A Prisoner Of Your Expectations?

Imagine you’re having a conversation with your spouse when something doesn’t quite sit right with you. You ask your spouse a question to clarify what you heard them say. They don’t respond right away. There is, what we call, a … Continue reading

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6 Date Ideas To Help Build Marriage Friendships

Most times when we think of a romantic evening, it’s just for the two of us. But there are times when it is fun to invite your closest married friends over for a nice evening Β together. And if you don’t … Continue reading

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