Hope for hurting marriages

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Many marriages in our churches and communities are barely holding together.

The termites eating at marriage

Neglect, complacency, assumptions, taking each other for granted, negativity and loss of good-will — these are the termites that eat at marriage relationships.

The pressures and challenges often lead to patterns of neglect and complacency.

A marriage cannot be a mutually satisfying relationship without intentional effort (Below I share 5 key commitments for a good marriage).

Many husbands and wives do not enjoy the meaningful companionship because they are unwilling to invest the necessary time and effort. 

A more troubling reason marriages don’t survive is a refusal to seek help.

Those who find themselves in an extended or an often repeated marital decline typically need assistance from a wise counselor to move toward a healthy marriage.

Wives are generally more willing to accept counsel than husbands. The male ego often holds couples…

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