Married, and Yet Childless by Choice

“Why is it that people react so strongly when the choice not to have children becomes known? Do they feel threatened by that childless choice? Is it because the idea is so alien to our culture and the world we live in? Perhaps expectations play a part. “Choosing to remain Read More…

Marriage Suggestions Don’t Fit All – MM #302

“One-size” doesn’t always fit all (as the fashion industry suggests). That’s the same principle that should be applied to marriage suggestions and advice. Adjustments can sometimes be necessary. Continually, we receive email, and comments are posted on the web site from opposite ends of the spectrum. Some people write to Read More…

Don’t Let Your Children Come Between You

Are you finding it difficult to connect as a married couple? Are you so busy with your children that you barely have the time to just relax and enjoy being a couple? That’s not unusual at all. That’s all part of the dynamics of raising a family. As a matter Read More…

Did You Marry Spouse or Your Children?

A hot topic that we hear a lot about here at Marriage Missions (and elsewhere) is, How a Husband Feels When the Wife Puts the Children Ahead of Him. We even have an article written and posted on our web site with that title. The question we pose is, did Read More…

Father’s Day and Marriage – MM #257

Do you celebrate Father’s Day in your country? Here in the United States this past Sunday was a day where we honored fathers. (And there is a day in May where we celebrate Mother’s Day.) So what does Father’s Day have to do with marriage? It has a lot to Read More…

Son is Neglecting Marriage for Ministry

I just answered a comment left by a concerned mom whose grown son is too involved in ministry. He is neglecting his wife and child. She fears what will happen if this continues. This grown son is gone from home from “7 in the morning until 10 or 11 every Read More…

Children Challenge and Change a Marriage

I’ve been working on a project with a friend for both of our ministries and I was looking for something pertaining to the “Pre-baby” time in a marriage. It’s that stage when they’re pregnant, but they haven’t had the baby yet. As I was perusing the Internet to help stimulate Read More…

Modeling Marriage for Children – MM #211

Are you modeling marriage for your children and other children who are watching your interactions with your spouse? Prayerfully consider the example you are and can be to your children. Consider how God would want you to model marriage for the young ones He brings into your life together. “Marriage Read More…