Relationships

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Healthy marriages provide the foundation for healthy families and maintaining healthy long-term relationships can be challenging for many reasons. To discuss some of these challenges including family...
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Healthy marriages provide the foundation for healthy families and maintaining healthy long-term relationships can be challenging for many reasons. To discuss some of these challenges we spoke to our...
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“Am I going to die if I accept Jesus?” my 5-year-old daughter, Amelia, asked one day. “You won’t die right now,” I reassured her. As we talked more, I learned that she had recently heard the Gospel...
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The top two dreams on his bucket list were to “get married” and “climb Mount Everest.” One year, those two dreams collided, and Harold Earls and his wife Rachel faced greater challenges than they...
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Connecting with your spouse is important, and when you can come together on a spiritual level, it takes your relationship to new heights. Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley open up about their struggles and...
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Pornography can be an unhealthy substitution for sex with one's spouse, but often it's a symptom of a deeper issue and a way to cope with unresolved pain. The user may be avoiding true intimacy. When...
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The beginning of a new year can be a testy time for couples. She’s on a new diet; he’s polishing off leftover holiday cookies and eyeing the Valentine’s chocolates. She’s waiting for the New Year's...
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Pornography — whether used infrequently or as an addiction — is a big deal. And it can have a major impact on a marriage. “So, what secret did you share?” I’m pretty sure that no husband wants his...
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Though I may juggle more activities at the end of the year, I can make time with my spouse and be fully present when we spend time together. Our first Christmas as a married couple, my husband, Kevin...
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Sexuality needs to be an integrated, valued, rejoiced and nurtured part of our person. “Christians come to talk with me, distraught because sex on their wedding night was nothing like they expected…...
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No one would enter a relationship with a problem person if they knew the true costs of playing the role of codependent. But sometimes we develop rose-colored glasses syndrome: We become enamoured...
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Question: How do I deal with the reality of having lost all physical attraction for my severely overweight husband? I've tried to be encouraging and understanding. I've made healthy meals for us,...