You had an increasingly rare experience if you grew up in a functionally healthy home.
Infatuation has been defined as….By contrast, genuine falling in love is…. Continue reading
Passive Responders: the good is they tend to have a ton of patience. The shadow side is their silence often makes them complicit in the conflict, or at the very least uncaring toward the people in it. Evasive Responders: the … Continue reading
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Consider four negative patterns of communication that hurt good relationships.
Do you have a “must have” and “Cant stand” list? Continue reading
The danger in emotional love is that it can lead to a delusional euphoric state of stupidity. Have you ever been in the state of stupidity? Do you know anyone in one now? Continue reading
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What would happen if marriages, families and Churches had a renewed passion for showing deference to one another out of honor? Continue reading
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How can you know if it’s love or some kind of dangerous, temporary counterfeit? Continue reading
For this plan to work, husbands and wives must be secure in their love for each other. Continue reading
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The female holocaust by Daniel James Devine Indian parents killed an estimated 6 million girls in the last decade, but U.S. lawmakers can’t agree on what to do about it. Kingdom, Ethics, and Individual Salvation by D. A. Carson “… distinguishable ways … Continue reading