Do You Cherish Your Spouse?

Do you treat your spouse as if you cherish him or her? This is the question that was addressed on a Focus on the Family radio program with author Gary Thomas. Gary wrote the book titled, Cherish: The One Word That Changes Everything for Your Marriage. And he’s right. It Read More…

Amazing Love in Marriage

A while back I listened to Dr Gary Chapman and Lisa Anderson speaking on a Focus on the Family broadcast. I found one part of the program to be especially interesting. It concerns the amazing love you can find in marriage. I’ve been thinking about it all week. These speakers Read More…

The Difference Between Love and Infatuation

What is the difference between love and infatuation? “Real love involves commitment to the other person… infatuation doesn’t. “Real love is more about how I can show I care for the other person… infatuation is more about how the other person makes ME feel. “True love is based on really Read More…

I Now Realize That We Never Loved Each Other

“For most people, doubts begin with tiny hints, fleeting thoughts. ‘I wonder what my life would have been like if I had married my old boyfriend? I bet he wouldn’t take me for granted like my husband does!’ Sometimes these good feelings are simply neutralized, replaced by numbness. Sometimes they Read More…

Is My Love For My Partner “THE REAL THING”?

We all love to love. It’s so romantic. But the problem with marriage today is that there is no foundation for it other than eros [romantic] love. Although there is nothing wrong with romantic love, it is entirely inadequate as a basis for a permanent life commitment. We may have Read More…