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What Has Happened to Sex?

How Biblical manhood and womanhood make your marriage stronger and make sex better than you think it can be. The Battle for the Sexes When I was growing up in the 60’s/70’s our cultural arguments about the sexes was dubbed, “The Battle of the Sexes”. “Female” and...

Biblical Submission in Marriage and My Dream Job

Today we will see how all of these things fit together: My Dream Job Biblical Submission in Marriage Experiencing God’s peace God’s Grace and Goodness No Turning Back All in I have asked Sarah Bartmier to share with us as a regular guest blogger.  Sarah is the...

Grace and Empathy: Tools for Better Communication

There are many important elements to having a strong, happy and stable marriage. Communication is one of the biggest--Grace and Empathy are Tools. Grace and Empathy are two very important tools for better communication. These conflict resolution tools are tools for us...

Who’s Way is Best

Who's way is best? I want to do it my way and my spouse wants to do it their way.  How do we decide which way is best. If 2+8=10 and 5+5=10 which way is the best way to get to 10.  Sometimes the way you’ve always done it won’t work for you as a couple.   Who's way is...

Contentment in Marriage

Topics covered in this article: Discontent, Comparison, Unmet Expectations and Selfishness, Getting Closer, Your Choice,   My happily ever after! I grew up on fairytales, and I waited each year to watch the showing of the movie Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella...

Compromise in Marriage

Compromise in Marriage Marriage And Family Initiative   Compromise in Marriage In life, some conflicts are inevitable, and conflict between your spouse and you is no exception. Often this leads to one of three things. One, you or your spouse keep insisting, and no...

Five Ways to More Effectively Listen to Your Spouse

Five Ways to More Effectively Listen to Your Spouse. In marriage, we’re all guilty of not giving our full attention to our spouse all of the time. We need communication. It strengthens our love for one another and increases our trust. Listening is a key part of any...

Are you and your spouse different?

Are You And  Your Spouse Different? By Bruce Wilbanks A DIFFERENT SPECIES - Did you know researchers have studied our brains extensively? What they found is remarkable to many, but not an accident. Gray Matter Versus White Matter Studies have proven that men's and...

How Nurture Affects A Marriage

How Nurture Affects Your Marriage By Bruce Wilbanks How Does Nurture Effect Us As Adults? How Nurture Affects A Marriage - Often, the way we want to do something is a result of our upbringing. We're convinced we are doing it the right way. For some things there are...

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