The Marriage Disconnection

It’s so easy within marriage to become disconnected from your spouse. You can become like ships passing in the night. The two of you barely see or make contact with each other. The marriage disconnection is huge as you tend to other matters. Sure, you may sleep in the same Read More…

Resurrected Love in Marriage

There’s a question I’ve had posed to me MANY times. Is it possible to make a marriage work when the love is gone, and all there is left is arguing and bitterness? They’re essentially asking, is resurrected love possible? Does God raise up love, after it has died? I’ve written Read More…

Love And Affection Are Different

I repeatedly referred to love and affection separately whenever I speak. That’s intentional—because love and affection are not the same thing. Love is a biblical mandate and is foundational to a successful marriage. I’m convinced every reasonably healthy person is equipped to love others the way God designed. You choose Read More…

Married “Maybe” Forever

The other night, as Steve and I watched TV together, a commercial came on, which was promoting the program, “Married at First Sight.” (It’s easy to guess that we would not endorse that television show.) I was stunned by what the bride stated just before she walked down the aisle. Read More…

Is Your Love Obvious to Your Spouse?

Concerning obvious love in marriage, here’s something to consider: “The day we stop learning and growing together is the day marriage becomes a holding pattern.” (Dr Robert Paul) The day we pledge our love to each other on our wedding day this marital pattern starts off “holding” its own. Eventually, Read More…

Liking Each Other in Marriage – MM #357

Just because you’re married and you live in the same house together, it doesn’t mean that you still love and LIKE each other. It also does not mean that you SHOW it in a way that the other understands. Your love may be one of the best kept secrets around! Read More…

Steadfast Love in Marriage – MM #296

Is your marriage one where God’s covenantal, steadfast love shines through? Do you have, and are you maintaining a steadfast love for each other? “God’s steadfast love motivates us to enter into covenant with him. We know in our hearts God is committed to our best interest. Therefore, with confidence Read More…