Relationships

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Relationships Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help your relationship THRIVE
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Question: How do we discourage sibling rivalry and introduce a more loving and cooperative atmosphere into our home? I know this behaviour is normal up to a point, but I can't help feeling that there...
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Question: Do you have any ideas on how to stop my older kids from picking on their younger brother? I intervene when I can, but all this bullying is causing the youngest one to play the victim, and I...
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How much do you love your smartphone? Probably not as much as the Californian man who married his phone in a Las Vegas wedding chapel during the summer of 2016! OK, so the ceremony in Vegas may have...
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Question: Should we tell our children that their mother had an affair? We've traveled a rough road and are now on the other side of this painful episode. As a matter of fact, our marriage is stronger...
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When Billy Graham was 98 years old, he could still make headlines. When Vice President Mike Pence said that he never spends time alone with a woman who’s not his wife, suddenly everyone was talking...
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Question: How can I come alongside a compulsive gambler and encourage him to take steps to overcome his addiction? After observing my husband's behaviour, seeking out the opinions of pastors and...
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Question: Does the Bible really say that gambling is wrong? I realise that it's one of those activities – like dancing and playing cards – that religious conservatives have traditionally been "...
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You wouldn’t plant a garden and then sit back and hope it grows. Gardens take time and effort in order to flourish. The same is true for your marriage. Good relationships need tending in order to...
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So, got any good “in-law” stories? If you’re married, chances are you do! Marriage is a difficult transition for everyone, especially parents. That’s why almost all couples have at least some...
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Question: Can you tell us what changes we should expect as our child goes through puberty and enters adolescence – and how we should deal with them? I realise that this is likely to be a challenging...
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Question: What’s your opinion of married couples using sex toys or other marital aids for sexual enjoyment with each other? My husband suggested it — and even though I’m open to the idea, it seems...
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Question: Is it really important for families to spend time together? Like everyone else, I constantly feel as if I don't have enough hours in my day. Meanwhile, I've read lots of articles and been...