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Communication or Intimacy?

I believe that if a husband dedicated time and attention to actively listening to everything his wife said, but changed nothing else, there would still be dissatisfaction. Continue reading

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Look past the words…

Look beyond the words spoken, to the heart of the person saying them. Continue reading

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No Marriage is Perfect

  I work with people in various levels of marital distress. I like to think that I provide them with Godly counsel and practical advice on how to make their situation¬†better. But the key here is the word – “better”. … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage: #4

Step #4 – Set Goals A shocking marriage is one that improves over time. As we’ve already discussed, this doesn’t happen naturally, it takes prioritization and intentionality. Without a concerted effort to improve, marriages simply degrade over time. Anyone who … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage: #2

Step 2 – Be Intentional We saw in Step 1 that it is important to realize that marriages will erode if they are not focused on and maintained. In this step, we look at the importance of being intentional in … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage – #1

Step 1 – Understand Entropy Entropy is a fancy word that comes out of the world of physics and thermodynamics. Put in its simplest terms – “Stuff that is in order now will over time fall into disorder”. In other … Continue reading

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When Being “Right” is “Wrong”

I was talking to a long-term, married couple the other day. I’ve not known them long, but they certainly appear to be in a shocking marriage. The wife was recounting a story of something that had occurred during the week.¬† … Continue reading

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