Thursday, November 29, 2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Step 1: Soften Your Start-Up
Step 2: Learn to Send and Receive Repair Attempts
Step 3: Soothe Yourself and Each Other
Step 4: Compromise
Step 5: Address Emotional Injuries
Monday, October 15, 2018
When your kids leave the home, you are forced to consider your marriage relationship in a new light.
Bess and Gary couldn’t wait for the empty nest. Raising their kids had been tough. They’d had different approaches to discipline, they’d struggled on a tight budget, and they’d postponed many of their dreams in order to be with their kids. Now the last one was leaving, and they felt they had done the best they could. Finally, they were about to be free from the daily stresses of parenting. They were excited. They couldn’t wait for it to be “just us” again.
|Excerpted from Barbara and Susan’s Guide to the Empty Nest ©2008 by Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates. Published by FamilyLife Publishing.|
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Sunday, September 9, 2018
There’s a secret that nobody likes to tell dating or engaged couples: Marriage is really hard.