Seven things vital to your marriage

Seven things vital to your marriage

I know how these seven areas made a difference in my marriage and I’ve seen them countless times in the women I’ve counseled. It’s certainly not “the” list or an exclusive list, but I do know when these are considered – it can make a huge difference in your marriage relationship. 1. INTIMACY IS VITAL TO YOUR MARRIAGE AND IS A GIFT FROM GOD I was also that devoted and loving momma…and sometimes, giving attention to my husband and to my children seemed to go together about as well as trying to fit a puzzle piece into the wrong place. You love your babies, I mean, c’mon, who else is going to take care of them, pick them up when they cry, attend to their needs, nurture…and all of that is exhausting. Picking up,...

How Compromise and Laughter Help Save Your Marriage

My beloved father has been with His maker for well over a year now . My mom’s heart fiercely misses him but she’s got decades of memories to keep her company. Sharing today, a post I wrote the summer before he went home and the importance of compromise and laughter in your marriage.   My dad really did have a face and so does my mom.  But I love this picture, because I saw a lot of this growing up and even more in their old age..the back of mom’s head as she gave dad a smooch. I’ve never seen two people more in love with one another than my parents. It doesn’t mean they’ve never had a disagreement, never got frustrated or just down right mad but they have displayed consistent respect for each other like no other couple I...

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