Tag Archives: Divorce

What should we know about marriage?

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Someone once asked why so many married people seem so miserable. “Perhaps,” another responded, “it’s because so many miserable people are married.” Maybe marriage itself is not the problem. With a 50 percent divorce rate for…

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Good advice for adult children of divorce

10 helpful points for people who never had the benefit of seeing a loving, committed marriage modeled for them. These points are especially helpful to those who suffered wounds when their parents’ marriage ended that make it difficult for them to trust other people, and even God. Continue reading

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Resources for those facing divorce

Divorce is complicated and painful. Consider these resources as you think about this difficult subject. Continue reading

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To do well in marriage …

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Important audio message —  just click here: When Two Become one  When sinners say, “I do.” — Expect trouble! There are risks involved because there are sinners involved! But we can minimize some of the risks…

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Why marriages don’t last

“Commitment is having a long-term view of the marriage that helps us not get overwhelmed by the problems and challenges day-to-day.” Continue reading

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Why did God give us marriage?

We (especially in the west) tend to view marriage as a means of personal fulfillment.

Was this God’s intention for marriage when he gave it to humanity?

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5 truths about relationships for singles

When couples understand that marriage is not about being in love but an agreement to love; not about feeling loved but truly valuing each other, then they will find the path to deeply meaningful companionship. Continue reading

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A delusional euphoric state of stupidity

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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When and why couples divorce

In the US, 45%–50% of all first marriages, and 60% of second marriages end in divorce. One survey indicated that about half of those who divorced later wished that they or their ex-spouse had worked harder to resolve their differences. Continue reading

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Let your marriage change you

Marriage is made up of two unique individuals and loss of that uniqueness in either could hurt the purpose of their companionship and completion. Continue reading

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