Addressing the Issue of Marriage Abuse

The issue of marriage abuse can be related to an “elephant in the room.” Imagine a huge elephant standing there, but no one brings up that fact. Addressing abuse can be much like that. We often talk all around abusive topics, but it’s difficult to deal with it head on. Read More…

Emotional and Verbal Abuse Within Marriage

How do you deal with the situation, where you feel that verbal abuse is being thrown at you within your marriage? And how do you know if this isn’t just a “normal” matter of one spouse disagreeing with the other? Plus, there is also the matter of emotional abuse. There’s Read More…

Careless Words Can Be Abusive

Is there a spouse anywhere in the world that can claim they never use careless words? It seems to be a given, that we all use careless words at sometime in our marriage. There are times when those careless words are just stupid. We say something that we didn’t think Read More…

What to Do When My Spouse Won’t Change

Do you have a spouse who doesn’t seem to change, no matter what you do? Have you said to him or her everything you can think of to say, and yet still no change? Do you often wonder, “what am I to do when my spouse won’t change?” Below you Read More…

The Critical Spouse – MM #273

Are you dealing with a critical spouse? Do you feel like you can’t do anything right because your spouse points out all that he or she believes you are doing wrong? When we first marry, we would never think that we would be in that place. We’re sure our love Read More…

Poisonous Putdowns in Marriage – MM #184

Have you been on the receiving end of poisonous putdowns from your spouse, through words he or she has thrown at you? Have you thrown verbal assaults at your spouse? God warns us in the Bible: “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what Read More…

Why Do Christian Spouses Abuse Their Marriage Partners?

The question is why DO Christian spouses abuse their marriage partners? How can you wrap your mind around Christ “followers” doing this to their spouse? There is hardly a subject more confusing than trying to figure out the reasoning behind why one Christian marriage partner could ever even think it’s Read More…