Category Archives: Marriage

Marriage Monday: Let It Go

I remember when Liz Curtis Higgs talked at a Hearts at Home conference about her control issues in her marriage.  She said that she knew things had gotten out of hand the day she and her husband pulled into a … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Marriage is not a noun, it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get, it’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.”                              … Continue reading

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Is There Really Sex After Kids?

Sex…I could go the rest of my life without it!” I said to my husband, Mark, as we drove up to the bed-and-breakfast we had reserved for a two-day getaway. “I have no desire. I’m so tired, and I can’t … Continue reading

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Five Steps To Hear The Heart of Your Spouse

In August, I attended the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit and heard an excellent session by Joseph Grenny, one of the authors of Crucial Conversations. While the session had wonderful takeaways for leadership conversations, I couldn’t help thinking that it … Continue reading

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Eight Principles For A Marriage That Goes The Distance

Mark and I have started talking about the next No More Perfect book.  Yep, No More Perfect Marriages is on the radar screen.  While it’s release will be several years from now, Mark and I are talking through the messages … Continue reading

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“Negative thinking is one of the major risk factors that determines whether or not a marriage even survives”                                             … Continue reading

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“Love is a way of thinking.  Love is a way of behaving.  Love is a choice.”                                                 … Continue reading

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“Relationships blossom when sacrifice takes the place of selfishness.”                                                               … Continue reading

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“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”                                                       … Continue reading

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What I’d Tell My Younger Self About Marriage

It was 31 years ago today that Mark and I promised to love one another for better or for worse. Of course, we had absolutely no idea what those words would mean from a practical perspective. If I had to go … Continue reading

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