Wedding Planning Can Be Fun… Or Not!

It all depends upon the way you look at it, and approach it. Wedding planning can be fun. But it can also be challenging. And sometimes, it can be anything but fun when you allow your planning times to get out of hand. We warn couples all the time not Read More…

Dating With a Mind to Marry

In most cases, we date each other, before we marry each other. Dating is usually the prelude to marriage, and so is “falling in love.” But just because we enjoy dating each other, it doesn’t mean that we would be good marriage partners. A great date, doesn’t necessarily mean that Read More…

What are the positives in marrying and what do you give up?

So, here’s a question we hope you will answer. It can help those who are considering marriage. It concerns the positives in marrying and the reverse. There are some positives in marrying and other things you need to give up. But the gain overrides the negatives. Your answer can help Read More…

ELOPING: Are You Avoiding or Creating Family Drama?

So you’re engaged and eloping! Congratulations on finding your life mate. As you well know there are a number of reasons to elope: • Need to get married fast • Want to avoid family drama • Want to save money • No interest or time in planning a wedding • Read More…

A Word To Parents And Parents-In-Laws

Regarding her married children, one mother said, “Lord, give me the wisdom to bite my tongue.” Our hope for parents is that you trust the Lord with your children so that you won’t need to bite your tongue. Let them make some mistakes (by your standards). Parents tend to give Read More…

Tips For Tying The Marital Knot

Below you will find tips for tying the marital knot. They will help you to do this in a way that is budget-friendly, and less expensive than traditional weddings. Tying the Marital Knot “Planning my wedding was one of the most trying and wonderful and exhausting and fulfilling experiences of Read More…

AGE GAP – Should It Matter?

The following article was prompted by an email we received here at Marriage Missions. It concerns age gap —should it matter? We have edited it and changed the name to protect the identity of this writer. I have an issue on my mind that bothers me about marriages. I have Read More…

Getting It Right to Provide Stability in Marriage

I’ve been working with people in psychotherapy for nearly 25 years. I’ve stared at hundreds of marriage problems from every conceivable angle. And I’ve listened to people talk through their tears and their anger about what went wrong. I’ve become convinced that we can eliminate hundreds of thousands of marriage Read More…

Finding a Life Partner to Be Your Spouse

When you are looking for a life partner to be your spouse, there are questions you need to consider. The following are two questions posed to us at Marriage Missions:  “Did God create one life partner for one person? …What if you miss him or her and marry the wrong Read More…