Author Shauna Shanks never imagined her husband would ask for a divorce after ten years of marriage. But she made a decision not to give up. Find out how her perseverance and patience paid off.
In 2003 Shauna Shanks' boyfriend, Micah, proposed. As the years passed, resentment and restlessness began to set in. Shanks tells of the shock she felt when Micah asked for a divorce 10 years into the marriage.
Conflict over money and infidelity might be some of the most common reasons for getting a divorce in our society, but I’d argue that there’s a more common root to most separations:“I’m just not happy anymore.”
Every day each partner in a marriage makes choices that result in oneness or in isolation.
Chris and Stephanie Teague look back on their divorce and tell how God worked to get them to a place where they would consider reconciliation and remarriage.
Chris and Stephanie Teague talk about when their three-year marriage ended. Stunned by Chris's confessions Stephanie immersed herself in prayer and released Chris to God.
Chris and Stephanie Teague talk about getting married as college students, and the cracks that soon appeared in their marriage. Chris shares why he walked away from his faith, and shortly after, from Stephanie.
When pornography invades a culture, the explosions rip apart marriages and families, but it is the children who pay the greatest price for this attack on their parents' marriage.
Dennis Rainey alerts us to the dangers of what he calls "terrorism of the soul" as he explores the toxic effects of pornography on marriages, families, and our souls in part one of this message.
Did you know that there's a mistress flirting around your pastor's door? The mistress's name? Ministry. Dennis Rainey speaks to pastors about how they can avoid this marriage-destroying trap.
According to Joni Tada, we should be defined by how we respond to troubles. Hear from quadriplegic and cancer survivor Joni and her husband, Ken.
After almost four decades of marriage, Joni Tada's marriage to Ken has refined into an exquisite portrait of God's sufficient grace.
A husband and wife often begin drifting apart so slowly that they hardly recognize it's happening.
Matt Hammitt's career was taking off as lead singer for the band Sanctus Real. But after multiple awards and accolades, he had to make a decision. Do I lead a band? Or do I lead my family?
Gary Thomas explains that people get married to be accepted, but then pull back from each other. Gary says you have to be transparent with each other if you want to deepen intimacy in your marriage.
Gary Thomas tells husbands and wives if you really want to love your spouse, you have to kill the things in your marriage that irritate your spouse.
No matter how much effort goes into a garden, it will all be in vain if you don't deal with weeds.The same goes with marriage.
Jerry and Olivia Dugan wanted to stay married but didn’t know how.
Every marriage, no matter how good, needs a plan to combat isolation and to bring about intimacy.
Before she got a divorce, her mother had one task for her to complete.
By the time Doug and Patty Daily faced their most difficult trial, their marriage had come a long way from the days when they prayed one of them would die.
The earthquake of divorce doesn't just affect the spouses involved.
Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom before you can look up.
She and her husband were considered "experts" in marriage.
Seasons of disappointment have the power to empty us or empower us—the deciding factor is our response to our circumstances.
Adam and Laura Brown tell how attending a Weekend to Remember® conference planted a seed of hope in their marriage.
Even though Adam had come back home, Laura struggled to forgive him.
The first year of marriage was total bliss for Adam and Laura Brown. But severe trials were waiting for them just around the corner.
Defeating isolation in your relationship.
Even if a couple stays together for decades, if they are merely living under the same roof, they're missing out on the blessing God has intended marriage to be.