Divorce: Not a Private Matter – MM #190

Divorce is not a private matter. We often act like it is, but it isn’t. There are many reasons why it shouldn’t be. One reason? “Like a bad cold in the office, divorces may be contagious.” That’s what research is revealing. Divorce Is Not Private “Yvonne Aberg, a sociologist at Stockholm Read More…

Replacing Unhealthy Thoughts

One thing Steve and I realized soon after the wedding is that we both dragged a lot of emotional baggage into our marriage. (And it was not the healthy kind.) Everyone accumulates some type of emotional baggage. Life is messy. But ours —particularly mine, was pretty toxic. It’s difficult to Read More…

EXPOSING MYTHS: Marriage Doesn’t Heal Brokenness

In spite of the fact that over fifty percent of marriages end up as dashed dreams, Americans are still in love with marriage. Experts estimate that ninety-five percent of today’s unmarried people still deeply desire to be married. Census figures reveal that only about five percent of people over sixty-five Read More…

Myths We Believe About Ourselves and Marriage

The following are falsehoods we can all fall into, which can hurt our marriages if we embrace them. These are myths we believe. On the other hand, embracing God’s Truth can be freeing and help us personally and our marital relationships. Myths We Believe 1. Myth: I must control circumstances Read More…

Addressing Misconceptions in Marriage – MM #181

The following is one of the many misconceptions we can grab onto concerning marriage: “A cynic once said, ‘Marriage is like a hot bath. Once you get used to it, it isn’t so hot.’ I take exception to part of that sour skeptic’s point of view. Anyone knows if the Read More…

The Top Ten Myths Of Divorce

1. Half of all marriages end in divorce. That may have been the case several decades ago, but the divorce rate has been dropping since the early 1980s. If today’s divorce rate continues unchanged, the chances that a marriage contracted this year will end in divorce has been estimated to Read More…

Married Love Myths VS Truths – Pt 2 – MM #86

In the previous Marriage Message we shared several Married love Myths VS Truth. In this Marriage Message we will be sharing several more. We believe you will find truths you had never have realized before. It’s one thing to fall in love. It’s another to stay in love once you Read More…

Married Love Myths/Truths – Pt 1 – MM #85

There are a lot of married love myths that are being held onto by too many of us. But we don’t have to stay in that state of disillusionment. There are even more truths we can instead embrace to make our marriages work as God intends. “While our cultural values Read More…

An Honest Look at Divorce

Ours is often called the throwaway society. Our foods are packaged in beautiful containers designed to be thrown away. Our cars and household appliances are planned for obsolescence. Plus, our furniture is given to the Goodwill shop not because it is no longer functional but because it is no longer Read More…

Future In Law Relationships: The Myths and Realities

There are a few myths that you may need some reality-checks on before you marry. You don’t want to enter into marriage thinking one thing and then BAM!!! Your relationship changes and you’re surprised. It’s good to be prepared. But it’s important realize that reality may be different than the Read More…