Your Friends Influence Your Marriage

Your friends influence your marriage probably more than you realize. That’s what we’ve seen, at least. Some friends influence their friends for the good, and others negatively influence their friends. We may think of them as our friends, and perhaps they might have been at one time. But if they Read More…

Protect Your Marriage from Affairs – MM #201

How do you protect your marriage from affairs that could kill it? “To stand firm in the battle for our marriages, we must be prepared. We can never assume that having a good marriage shelters us from temptation. In this age of “anything goes,” the wise woman will purposefully build Read More…

Marital Boundaries With Friendships

A long time ago, the Lord made my husband and me aware of the importance of guarding our hearts and our marriage. This includes being careful of the friends we allow ourselves to get close to —whether it is of the same sex or opposite sex. If there is any Read More…

Denying an Affair Could Happen – MM #200

Drink water from your own cistern, and running water from your own well. (Proverbs 5:15) What God has put together, let no man put asunder. (Mark 10:9) There’s no denying that those two scriptures pretty well sum up God’s position on being involved intimately with anyone other than your spouse. And there’s Read More…

Friendships and How They Influence a Marriage

What a difference a friendship can make! Friends can be intrusive and invasive, or welcoming and positive, depending upon the quality of friends they decide to be to you. Keep in mind, concerning friendships that: “Our world is much larger than our immediate family. And we cannot pretend to be Read More…

How A Man’s Friends Influence His Marriage

Life consists of our making one series of choices after the next. We all have the free will to make choices that are helpful and helpful and we have the free will to make choices that can hurt. If we determine that we want our marriage to be the best it Read More…

Questions: Guiding Opposite-Sex Friendships in Marriage

If you have ever wondered whether or not your close opposite-sex friendship poses a potential threat to your marriage take a few moments to answer the questions below. Read each question and then quickly and honestly record the first answer that comes to mind. Questions: 1. Is your spouse unaware Read More…