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.
When to Call it Off Before the Big Day
How to Say ‘Not Tonight’ Without Crushing His Ego
Is it ever okay to deny his advances? Everybody needs an occasional raincheck, right?
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.
‘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.
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?
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.
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.
Guard Your Heart From Adultery
The core issue regarding sexual temptation is the condition of our hearts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Connecting With Your Spouse Through the Busy Parenting Years
When we became parents, our entire universe shifted. What happened to the couple we were?
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.
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.
Is “Happy Divorce” a Thing?
And if there are really no tears, no heartache, and we can remain friends–is divorce really the most healing and whole option?
When Was the Last Time Your Marriage Had a Physical?
You might make sure to head to the doctor each year like clockwork, but when is the last time your marriage had a physical?
Not Another Top-Ten List
You don’t have to look far in order to find advice for how you can improve your marriage. Articles are all over the internet about what you should say to sustain your spouse’s interest, the type of clothes you should wear to appear more attractive, and how you can be even more intimate with your partner.
After ‘I Do,’ Now What?
Marriage is a relationship that will transform you, if you let it. Saying “I do” is only the beginning of a lifetime of laughter, frustration, forgiveness, happiness, and deep joy. It’s worth it.
Not Another Statistic
What was the last negative statistic you heard about marriage? Most of us can quickly cite sources that point to the fact that half of all marriages end in divorce.
Why You Need to Get Away
Spending an entire weekend learning how to communicate, grow in oneness, and love one another better was like hitting a reset to our busy lives.
Young and Married: Five Things We Learned from a Weekend to Remember Getaway
There’s a secret that nobody likes to tell dating or engaged couples: Marriage is really hard.