Category Archives: marriage problems

What if you don’t feel love?

My second most popular post with over fifty thousand views. Continue reading

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What if you don’t feel love?

Have you noticed how being true to feelings has become a measure of good character? One who fails to act consistently with her feelings is considered dishonest and hypocritical. How does this apply to love? Continue reading

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Love anything and your heart will be…

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Do everything in love

Emphasis, examples, and definitions of love that I need to review often. Continue reading

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Advice for adult children of divorce

Adult children of divorce (ACOD) face daunting challenges in both life and marriage.

10 helpful points for people who never had the benefit of seeing a loving, committed marriage modeled for them. Continue reading

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Four servants of God who battled fierce despair

Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading

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Unresolved, pushed around, and burdened?

Adverse childhood experiences are the single greatest… Continue reading

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Men change after they get married

To understand another person and enjoy a healthy relationship, we must assess his or her…. Continue reading

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Unsafe protective mechanisms

They prefer the safety of protectively circling the wagons to reduce the risk of more hurt—even though… Continue reading

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A song from a hurting heart

They say divorce is like death. The pain is greater when you’ve been forsaken by a spouse. The fears, regrets, guilt, anger, loss and loneliness can cycle through your heart for years. Music is often a means that helps to heal the heart. Continue reading

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