Marriage

“I want sex more than he does!” 4 Tips for the Sexually-Frustrated Woman

1 in 5 women have the higher sex drive. But when our husbands decline–or rarely initiate sex–it leaves us thinking, What’s wrong with him? Or is it me?

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Dad taking child to school

If Bill Gates Can Drop Off His Kids, So Can You

When dads share the household responsibilities, it’s a win-win for the family and a win-win for society. Bill Gates, tech guru, and wife Melinda proved it.

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husband's work

When Your Man’s Long Hours Don’t Feel Like Love

Following a Major League Baseball career, my husband’s work led to a new demanding position. So, I came home to an empty house and had dinner alone again.

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Save Sex for the Honeymoon

Save Sex for the Honeymoon

There are benefits to abstaining from sex while engaged. Here are five reasons to say “I won’t” until you say “I do.”

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Romantic Summer Getaways for Less

Romantic Summer Getaways for Less

Invest time in your marriage so your family will have a firm foundation.

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5 Keys to a Truly Romantic Marriage

5 Keys to a Truly Romantic Marriage

Adding a little tenderness to your marriage is easier than you think.

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We Didn't Have a Clue We Had a Problem

We Didn’t Have a Clue We Had a Problem

Attending FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® early in our marriage gave us the tools we needed to build a healthy and sustainable union.

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should we cancel the wedding

When to Call It Off Before the Big Day

Marriage is a big deal. It makes sense to work through the hard questions together so you’re equipped to keep the lifetime commitment you’re about to make.

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Staying close in remarriage

How to Say ‘Not Tonight’ Without Crushing His Ego

Is it ever okay to deny his advances? Everybody needs an occasional raincheck, right?

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My husband

All My Husband Heard From Me Was ‘BOOOO!’

After we’d been married awhile, I realized I had gone from Dave’s biggest cheerleader to his biggest critic.

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Dave and Ann Wilson

‘I Told God I’d Rather Die Than Be Married to You’

Meet Dave and Ann Wilson, the new cohosts of FamilyLife Today® who bring the authentic voice of a couple who has struggled greatly in their marriage—yet found hope and help in Christ.

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Alzheimer's

How Should We Feel About B. Smith’s Husband’s Girlfriend?

Suffering from Alzheimer’s, lifestyle guru B. Smith hardly seems to recognize the other woman now living in her home. Should we sympathize with her husband?

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Married Single Parent

I Am a Married Single Parent

I am still legally married. But all the things that a marriage typically brings, especially in the world of parenting, do not exist in our marriage.

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Improve your sex life

10 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

Maintaining the marital bed isn’t always easy. Here are some ideas to help you keep your marriage strong by coming together often as husband and wife.

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avoiding adultery

Guard Your Heart From Adultery

The core issue regarding sexual temptation is the condition of our hearts.

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Cost of parenting kids

Kids Are Worth Every Single Penny—and More

At the end of my life, I won’t be sad about what I couldn’t afford. I’ll be thankful for the rich memories and lives we’ve built with our children.

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young couple with heads on pillows–woman looking at man who is facing away from her

Young, Married, and Unable to Have Sex

Having grown up in the church, it came as a shock to me when my husband and I encountered difficulty consummating our marriage.

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setting goals for your marriage

Making Resolutions for a Thriving Marriage

Setting goals is important to maintaining a healthy marriage. Here are a few ideas to help you stick to them.

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Shopping on a budget

Soothing the Shopping Itch Without Breaking the Bank

Ideas to help you feel like you’re living in luxury without spending much money … or any at all.

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Why I Wish We Hadn't Lived Together Before Marriage

Why I Wish We Hadn’t Lived Together Before Marriage

Here are five reasons I wish my husband and I hadn’t moved in together before saying “I do.”

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What I Wish for Jeff Bezos and Tim Tebow

Despite their differing marriage scenarios, my prayer for both the Bezos and Tebows is the same: a happy ending

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Maintaining Our Individuality in Marriage

When you look at our marriage you see unity, but you also see each one of us as a different and unique person.

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Advice for the new bride

For the New Bride: 4 Things to Remember After Saying ‘I Do’

I had no idea what being a wife meant other than we’d live together forever, hopefully have some kids, and file a joint tax return.

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A marriage license is not a receipt

A Marriage License Is Not a Receipt, It’s a Commitment

Exchanging one spouse for another isn’t as easy as returning the wrong pair of shoes. Choose wisely from the beginning and forget the return policy.

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How to ruin your sex life

How to Ruin Your Sex Life in 10 Easy Steps

It takes little energy, time, or even thought to take your bedroom romps from great to nonexistent.

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Fairy tale marriage

Moving Beyond the Fairy-Tale Marriage

The divine design of marriage calls us to something deeper—to God’s daily involvement. Because we can’t uphold our vows without Him.

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Our favorite comments from 2018 Weekend to Remember getaways

Our Favorite Weekend to Remember Stories of 2018

Marriages are being transformed at Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways. Here are just a few of our favorite stories guests shared with us last year.

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Stay Connected With Your Spouse While You're raising your kids

Connecting With Your Spouse Through the Busy Parenting Years

When we became parents, our entire universe shifted. What happened to the couple we were?

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Photo Credit: George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

George H.W. Bush and the Marriage America Needs

I want my own marriage to resemble the one our 41st president had with his late bride, Barbara.

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Not All Millennials Wait For the “Right” Age to Get Married

There’s no doubt that marrying my high school sweetheart benefited us for the better.

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