Everyday Choices – I Choose Us

“I choose US.” This is a simple phrase packed with a powerful lifestyle message—especially for those who are married. It was repeated twice in a movie that we’ve watched several times. And each time it catches our attention. Something we’ve observed is that after promising, “I do” on our wedding Read More…

The Longview as You Both Change

Concerning the longview of marriage, I (Steve) came across an article where Cliff and JoAnn Payne offered advice after 60 years of being married. They shared things like how important it is to laugh together. They said that the “secret to being close” to one another is by both of Read More…

A Brain Explosion Doesn’t Warrant a Mouth Explosion

“Your mind is a powerful gatekeeper. When you are faced with challenges, the core person (who is you) will choose what to believe and how to think. Believe it or not, becoming aware of that fact infuses help and hope!” That thought from Rita Bergen leads us to name this Read More…

Clothing Change in Marriage

You might wonder why we would call this Marriage Insight, “Clothing Change in Marriage.” If so, please let us explain. But first we have a question for you. Have you ever put on clean clothes and afterward you feel like a new person? We have… actually, quite recently. We live Read More…

Why Doesn’t My Spouse Change? Functional Fixedness

Marriage Missions Editor Note: The following article is written to wives. However, most of it could also have been written to husbands. That is because a lot of the same principles apply regarding having your spouse change as you think he or she should. We encourage you to glean through Read More…

Small Steps Can Lead to Big Changes

Taking small steps one at a time is often the surest way to get where you need to be. It is better than racing forward and falling flat on your face. It is at that point that you can feel defeated and overwhelmed. So, lets look at three small steps Read More…

Marriage Worth Saving – Paul and Judy Rousseau

In this YouTube video, put together by CBN, you will see and hear about the testimony of Paul and Judy Rosseau. They started out as high school sweethearts who got married and began to build a life together. But their marriage eventually drained of the love they once had, which Read More…

Are You Offended By Your Spouse?

It’s absolutely common, at some point, to find yourself in a place where you’re feeling offended by your spouse. “Sooner or later …okay, sooner …it’s going to happen. You’re with your husband/wife and someone (not you, right?) gives offense. A comment, a glance, an action …they come in all shapes Read More…

Recalibrate to Positively Change Your Marriage

Do you want to positively change your marriage so it goes from good to great? Or perhaps you need to do some recalibration so your relationship gets onto a better footing. Here’s a great tip given by marriage experts, Drs Les and Leslie Parrott. They suggest: “Look for what you Read More…