Emotional Based Marriage
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Something I have repeatedly seen sabotage a couple’s intimacy and I call it the “emotion-based marriage.”  These marriages are characterized by chaos, lack of follow through and multiple inconsistencies in several areas of the marriage including the disciplines in raising children. There are two types of an emotion-based marriage.  The first is what I call

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Abandonment is a form of emotional abuse. Meet another couple—Marty and Charise. Marty and Charise were in their late twenties. Marty was in the ministry and loved it. Charise was an elementary schoolteacher. They were a delightful couple to everyone who knew them. They had two children, a boy and a girl. Marty’s “crack” began

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My Love Letter – A Marriage Exercise
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This is a fun exercise. If you are spontaneous and creative, you might like to do this one often. If you find it difficult to put your love and appreciation in words, this might offer you a great opportunity to work out those creative muscles. I’m sure you have a whole lot of love for

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How to Cope with Conflict in Marriage
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When you get married, you become a unit—you become “one.” This is not an easy process. It takes yelling, silence, long talks, nights sleeping on the sofa, and feelings of under-appreciation. But when you get to the other side, you will have built a strong, beautiful marriage. Today, I want to provide some tips on

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Understanding Your Spouse
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If a husband and wife are unable to understand each other, they will have significantly greater challenges, conflicts, escalated conversations, and unmet needs in their marriage. In a servant marriage, it is very important that both husband and wife have the skill of really understanding each other. How can you truly serve someone if you

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The War of Love
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It needs to be said that no relationship is perfect. You and your spouse can be together for six months, six years, or sixty years, and there will be aspects of your marriage that you will both need to work on. Relationships are work and are meant to change you towards being a better person.

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The Perimeter: Children, Money, and the Servant Marriage
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Every person, man or woman, has a perimeter, a sphere of influence. It demands a portion of your life’s energy to maintain it, and you must consistently ask yourself, what falls within my perimeter? In working with couples at all stages of their journey toward a servant marriage, it is clear that, above all, love

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The Qualities of Marriage
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      Couples who cherish their marriage like a special, remarkable gift have a different set of core beliefs about marriage than those who take it for granted. Sit down with your spouse, and write down ten amazing qualities about each other. Then write ten qualities about yourself that could use some work. Don’t

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Relive Your Best Memories With Your Spouse
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Holding your child for the first time—what an experience of a lifetime! Some of us are lucky enough to have treasured such a moment, others of us have dreamed of it. Try to recollect all those little steps you took, those little moments that happened from your child’s conception to that moment where you stared

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Miracle of Marriage: Marriage is God’s Creation
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I don’t know about you, but when I am alert, I can usually find something new every time I read a story. Other times, if I am reading something I am very familiar with, I feel my brain turning off. I know it by heart, right? In these circumstances, I need someone to guide me

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Douglas Weiss, Ph.D. As the Executive Director at Heart to Heart Counseling Center, Dr. Douglas Weiss has been successfully counseling hurting hearts and relationships for more than 20 years.



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Servant Marriage

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