Emotional Cheating – Dave Carder

This Emotional Cheating You Tube video features relationship expert Dave Carder. Dave currently serves as Pastor responsible for Counseling Ministries at the First Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton. He also serves on the board of Marble Retreat Center, in Marble, Colorado. Additionally, Dave Carder is a family therapist. Plus, he Read More…

Keeping Your Marriage Bed Undefiled

“Undefiled” is not a word we hear often in our 21st century language. But what’s most important however, is that it was used 12 times in the Bible. Even though we may not use the word much today, we shouldn’t take this word lightly because it’s important to God. That’s Read More…

Choosing Between Spouse and Lover: What if it’s Love?

“I’ve never loved anyone the way I love her. I never knew I could feel like this. So deep. Fulfilling. Amazing. I can tell her anything: my dreams, my fears, my strengths, my flaws.” John spoke slowly but fervently as he explained his relationship with Sheila. It was not his Read More…

Internet and Texting Rules for Couples

The Internet can pose a significant threat to relationships, if misused. It has led to a dramatic increase in use of pornography, which can become habitual.

The Addictive Power of an Affair

An affair is a very powerful addiction. The craving to be with the lover can be so intense that objective reality doesn’t have much of a chance. The fact that a spouse and children may be permanently injured by this cruel indulgence doesn’t seem to matter. All that matters is Read More…

Avoiding Emotional Adultery

When you find yourself connecting with another person who starts becoming in even the smallest way a substitute for your marital partner, you’ve started traveling a dangerous road. That’s when avoiding emotional adultery is important, because that is the turn that is starting to take place. So, how do you Read More…

Wishing He Were Your Husband

It’s too bad that we have such a “comparison shopping” mentality in today’s world. And that doesn’t just pertain to apples and bananas. When things don’t go the way we want them to financially and/or relationally, we can also get caught up into comparing our circumstance and our relationship with Read More…

High Price of Emotional Infidelity – MM #84

“Flirting is fun and usually begins in innocence. It’s a hard habit to break, even after marriage. Yet it causes jealousy. Worse, it puts us into situations we never intended to fall into, and it creates misunderstandings that can lead to infidelity.” (Jerry Jenkins) Whether it’s intentional or not, flirting Read More…

Internet and Phone Secrecy – MM #77

Ever since the Internet became a regular part of the human experience, cyberspace has been implicated in the break-up marriages. Part of this is because of Internet and cell phone secrecy. With every new online fad have come the stories of spouses wandering away from their marriage to a new Read More…

The Workplace Romance: The New Infidelity

Not surprisingly, the workplace gives people the opportunity where romance has the chance to bud and eventually bloom. When you’re together in an environment where you’re together so many hours with people of the opposite sex, things can happen. And that can be an okay thing if both of you Read More…