Intimacy

Marriage is said to go through four stages in it’s development, and each stage has a varying effect on intimacy. Numerous studies have concluded that marital satisfaction decreases with the first child, but this doesn’t always have to be the case.  Nor does divorce (another trend) make parenthood better.  What does improve intimacy is how…

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“My spouse just doesn’t listen to what I have to say!  They don’t hear me!” This phrase coming from a man means that he feels either that his spouse has tuned him out, or she is not understanding what he is trying to communicate.  For a woman, it usually means that either he’s being Mr…

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Marriage Restoration For the Emotionally Distant Possible As Nothing is Impossible With Christ! The most challenging thing to overcome in a marriage is when your spouse has distanced themselves emotionally. This type of marriage is usually deeply scarred by hurt.  The unresolved anger is still there, but the couple has managed to live peacefully by…

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“Looking” at the opposite sex, admiring “beauty”, “lusting” after your spouse… What’s godly, and what’s not? A couple of days ago, I was in a reception room waiting to be called for my appointment.  To “fill time”, I was perusing a “Christian” magazine, glancing over its contents, and not just shocked, but mortified at the…

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