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Marriage and divorce: a 13-year-old's perspective.

We received an article from a 13 year old expressing her perspective of marriage and divorce. It's enlightening to read this...


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Tags: Divorce, Interviews, Parenting,

Who are you chasing in your marriage?

Who Are You Pursuing?

Some folks will tell you to chase after your spouse. Some will tell you to take care of yourself...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

Better marriage: cutting the grass and keeping your word.

I knew I would marry my husband the day he told me, “Babe, when we get married you will never have to cut the grass.” Done....


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Tags: Faith, Relationship, Communication

20 most popular marriage posts of 2020

It's been a busy year at Grace Marriage. We've tried to challenge and encourage you and your marriage over the year on our...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Interviews,

Merry Christmas, Darling! Fun questions to ask your spouse this holiday.

Whenever my husband and I attend a Grace Marriage session, our favorite lessons are the ones that involve a quiz about our...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Parenting,

Loved people love people: the power of forgiveness in marriage.

“Hurt people hurt people.” Most of us have heard this phrase before, and its meaning is pretty clear. When someone has...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Parenting,

Conflict resolution in marriage: 4 habits for every situation.

Married couples will experience conflict. Most marital conflict is because of miscommunication, finances, or physical...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

Serving your spouse and the power of now.

Serving your spouse isn't always easy. I know. It can be tough. I have a friend. He's a great guy. He’d give you the shirt...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Faith,

The Healthy Marriage Checkup

The season is always right for a healthy marriage checkup. As a pastoral counselor and marriage and family therapist, I do...


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5 questions for your next date night

Have you lost that lovin’ feeling? It is easy to do when life seems to suck all our energy and time away. Being intentional in...


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Tags: Money, Divorce, Ministry,

5 things you’re missing in managing marriage stress.

How do we manage life without feeling overwhelmed? How do avoid feeling like life is this huge responsibility to fulfill? How...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Faith,

When sarcasm infects your home.

I don’t know if you ever wake up like this, but today I woke up really sad. Last night, things went south at our house....


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5 ideas for a thriving marriage instead of being married to your job.

“Help, my spouse is married to their job.” This is what gets said so often in struggling marriages.

 

Are you the one saying...


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Newlywed advice: learning to dance through the minefield of marriage.

We’ve all been to wedding receptions or other places where we’ve seen people dancing. Have you noticed how the couples dance...


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How to fix a marriage by rejecting these two lies.

John and Susan met through an online dating service. The techno-virtual matchmakers of the day ran the algorithms and...


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Turn, turn, turn: the changing seasons of marriage

As we move from the long, free days of summer into the colorful days of fall, I always try to take a moment to meditate on the...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Parenting,

Want to connect with your spouse? Learn 9 ways to connect with God.

Do you want to truly connect with your spouse? I believe you must first learn to truly connect with God. Now, do you ever feel...


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How to save your marriage: ask this vital question.

Maybe your marriage doesn't quite need "saving". But, there’s a phrase that Dr. Phil coined—or at least popularized—that's a...


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How to fight for your marriage
By Dan Darling On September 16, 2020

How to fight for your marriage

Eighteen years ago, a man waited by a church stage in Chicago as a beautiful young woman from Texas walked down the aisle....


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Tags: Divorce, Faith, Relationship,

From frantic to free: what makes a good marriage.

I don’t think it comes as a surprise to anyone that we are living in the most frantic and “connected” society the world has...


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Slow down: 10 ideas for how to connect like never before.

When our son was 4 years old, a friend was visiting our home. Our son gently grabbed her face and gave her a soft, slow kiss...


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What happens to marriage after kids arrive on the scene?

This is disturbing. Over the last 30 years, twice as many marriages of those over the age of 50 now wind up in shreds. Some of...


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Tags: Divorce, Parenting, Faith,

7 reasons for divorce and how to overcome them

Why do people file for divorce? Well, it all depends on who you ask. Now, these seven reasons aren't in any order. And, I'm...


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Tags: Divorce, Ministry, Faith,

How to handle COVID without driving yourself—and others—crazy

I hate uncertainty. With all that's going on in the world, how do you handle COVID without driving yourself—and others—crazy?...


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10 questions for couples to ask right now

Have you ever considered the fact that Jesus was the greatest question asker the world has ever seen? Think about that for a...


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