Articles Tagged 'Marriage' (Page 2)

Love Path 911: Heart Attack & Intimacy

Should this interfere with us being intimate?

Joe Beam answers a question about low sexual desire after a heart attack and what a wife should do in this situation.

Love Path: FAQ

So what are your questions?

Joe Beam's weekly questions and answers on marriage and love.

Long Fire

Is the flame still alive for your?

Ann Voskamp is reminded of a night where love was first ignited and how it still burns brightly, even in the most mundane moments of life.

Irreconcilable Differences

What really is the cause?

Warren Baldwin encourages us to try harder in our marriage relationships to prevent divorce using the standard irreconcilable differences as our reason for splitting up a marriage.

Twenty-Five

What a great and unexpected blessing!

Phil Ware tells about his mom and Grady's twenty-fifth anniversary and what a great blessing it is.

Married Singles

How do we get past the isolation?

Paul Faulkner reminds us of the importance of discussing and sharing what we believe with each other in marriage so we can truly become one.

The Glory of the Groom

Why do the grooms never get any of the press?

Alan Smith reminds us that the church is the bride in this great wedding and that Jesus is the groom who deserves and should receive all the attention.

Divorce in all its Realism

Is divorce the right decision?

God is able to help couples avoid divorce, if we'll just let Him do it.

Divorce and Stress in Children

How can we help our children long-term?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that divorce causes stress on our children and creates a legacy that impacts their lives, so we need to learn to love each other in words and actions.

Good News on Marriage?

Is there actually some good news out there on marriage?

Rubel Shelly reflects on the declining number of divorces per population since the 80's and talks about the importance of preparation and commitment in making a marriage work.

Silly Love Songs

Have you had enough?

So many songs and so much talk about love these days for married folks is silly and not very helpful or real.

Good for You!

So is marriage really that big an improvement?

Marriage proves to be beneficial for both men and women, though for different reasons.

Bananas and Avocados

How are we like fruit salad in marriage?

Byron talks about the differences between men and women in marriage and compares them with bananas and avocados.

The Real Reason

Let's cut through the fluff and deal with the real issue here!

Selfishness is what really lies behind all of marriage problems and the devil wants to use selfish people and marriage problems to render the church ineffective.

Beyond the Tummy Tuck

Now how much do you REALLY like it?

We like a person with kindness much more than a person who has had a bunch of cosmetic surgery or plastic surgery.

Lightning Storm

When you see the lightning light up the sky, what do you remember?

Sarah Stirman talks about a couple of times that she and Troy watched the lightning, felt God's presence, and knew they were made for each other.

No Longer New?

How long can you keep the newness alive?

The newness wears off and we get bored and we lose interest and we give up.

39 Years ... Plus One

What's happening in your world when you turn forty?

A simple anniversary celebration for the 39th anniversary leads a husband to reflect on his adventure with his wife!

Romantic Love

What can help me overcome the boredom in my relationships?

Romantic love will fail if it is not built on friendship.

Seven Ages of a Married Cold

So how do you treat your honey when she or he is ailin'?

The years in marriage can sometimes mean that we take each other for granted; we mustn't let that happen.

Beyond the 'Not Good'

When was the last time you emphasized how much he or she means to you?

God made men and women as complements of each other and we need each other.

Her Favorite Flower

We must learn to be much more selfless and much less self-serving in our marriage relationships.

Marriage Can Be a Lot of Work!

Marriage is made up of a lot things, but one of them is ...

Marriage requires effort and work, but it is worth it!

Hopeless?

Is your marriage really hopeless?

Infidelity wrecks lives and destroys families, but only by coming to the truth can its impact be healed.

Relationship Gardening

How does your garden grow?

Like a fine garden, a marriage relationship takes cultivation and care