10 Prayers for Your Spouse | #MarriageMonday

Jill: In every marriage, prayer is one of the most powerful tools we have in our toolbox. When we pray (together or on our own), we have the opportunity to align our own desires to God’s. We also have the opportunity to talk directly to God lifting up to Him...

4 Intimacy Builders for Your Marriage | #MarriageMonday

For this #MarriageMonday, we’re sharing an adapted excerpt of Is There Really Sex After Kids? In the midst of diapers, dishes, and soccer games, how do we find emotional oneness? How do we deepen our intimacy level outside the bedroom? Intimacy builders help us...

How Healthy Was Your “Home Internship?” | #MarriageMonday

Once we get married, it’s important that we continue to grow emotionally, as that will strengthen our ability to relate to our partner. Today’s #MarriageMonday is about evaluating your past in order to have a great future. Mark: Have you ever done an internship in...

5 Threats to Connection in Your Marriage | #MarriageMonday

Feeling connected in a marriage is essential. However, there are many threats that can undermine this connection and lead to a feeling of distance. In today’s #MarriageMonday, we’re exploring five of the main reasons couples lose that feeling of...

The Masks That Mar Our Marriages | #MarriageMonday

As we release this #MarriageMonday, it’s Halloween. Pumpkins are being carved and many kids and even families are excited to wear their themed costumes to go trick-or-treating. (If you’re into those sorts of things, of course.) As spider webs embellish the...

Are You Hinting and Hoping? | #MarriageMonday

Life is busy, and that can lead to effective communication being compromised. In today’s #MarriageMonday, we’re exploring how to let go of the “hinting and hoping” method of communication, and replace it with some better strategies. Mark: We...

A Crucial Ingredient for Change in Your Marriage | #MarriageMonday

Do you desire for transformation in your marriage? Deeper connection? Better communication? Adjustments in how you parent together? In today’s #MarriageMonday, we’re sharing one of the most important ingredients of change in a marriage. Mark: You know the...

What Marriage Means to Me – 39 Years After I Do

When Mark and I first met and fell in love, we were walking on clouds. All it took was one look from the other and we tingled from the ends of our hair to the tips of our toes. We talked for hours about everything and about nothing. Every moment together felt like a...

The #1 Myth About Marriage Seminars | #MarriageMonday

Today I want to let you in on a little secret! I want to tell you the #1 myth people often have about marriage seminars (and honestly, marriage resources in general). But first I’ll start with a story… Earlier this spring, we were teaching our No More...