When Romance Goes Beyond the Flowers

When Romance Goes Beyond the Flowers

Do you have a romantic evening planned with your sweetie? It took me a few years of disappointment before I learned that my husband’s love for me can’t be measured in candy boxes and cards. LeRoy and I won’t be spending an exotic “romantic” evening together, but our love is deeper today than it’s ever been.

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10 Discussion Questions for Hurting Couples

10 Discussion Questions for Hurting Couples

It still blows us away that God would do something like this. Listening to Focus on the Family when we were a young couple, struggling to survive in our marital misery, we would’ve never dreamed that one day God would choose to not only transform our marriage, but He would place the story on their radio broadcast. He never ceases to amaze us. Only God.

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Offering Practical Help for Hurting Marriages

Offering Practical Help for Hurting Marriages

Your marriage may be thriving, but what about your friend’s marriages? What about the many couples you come in contact with through the week—at work, on social media, in church? If you’re anything like us, you hear from a lot of hurting people, many who’ve lost all hope for their marriage. If that’s the case, I encourage you to consider passing on this resource to those friends (or using it yourself). Today and tomorrow, LeRoy and I will be sharing some practical help for couples on the Focus on the Family radio program. You may have heard our story many times, but have you shared it with others who may be struggling in their marriage?

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The Gift and Responsibility of Marriage

The Gift and Responsibility of Marriage

(Guest post by Molly Hilbert) If you’ve followed the blog very long, you’ve met the Website Administrator (at least digitally, she’s who makes sure the posts I write actually reach you!) and she has been sharing with us several things she’s learned in her first year of marriage. She’s been brutally honest and given us some good things to think about. If you missed her first post that started her list of 10 things, I hope you’ll click here to read that post. Her second part of that list can be found by clicking here. Today’s post finishes up her list. Whether you are married, or looking forward to marriage, I think you’ll find that Molly’s insights can be an encouragement. I know you’ll be blessed to hear her share some more personal moments with us . . . so, here is my dear friend, Molly ~

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The Upside of Losing Control

The Upside of Losing Control

Have you ever answered your husband’s phone call with ice in your voice? Ever told him where to park or pointed out how he could’ve chosen a better route to take on your trip? I have. Sadly, that became a regular pattern for years.

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