All Articles for Marriage

The Comeback Marriage

What started as an online affair devastated their marriage. Could they find renewal after infidelity?
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How I Learned to Listen to My Husband

How I Learned to Listen to My Husband

Suddenly I knew it was true. He may not be listening, but I finally understood I wasn’t either.
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She Was Ready to End Her Life

She searched her home for something she could take to end the pain, instead, she found God’s protection.
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5 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Spouse Through Busyness

5 Ways to Stay Close to Your Spouse in Life...

Our intentions to do good can also pull us away from the most important human relationship in our lives.
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What we learned at a Weekend to Remember

What Else Could We Learn About Marriage?

We thought we knew it all, but the Weekend to Remember® marriage getaway gave us practical help that was built on a solid foundation of biblical truth.
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Take a holiday break

Take a Break From the Holidays!

A break is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with your spouse and face the stress of the holidays together.
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Christmas Conflict

‘Tis the Season to Fight About Finances

Here are a few ways to make spending during the holidays less stressful.
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Are you thankful for your spouse?

Do You Practice Intentional Gratitude for Yo...

It takes diligence and commitment to remember that your spouse needs to know how much they mean to you on a daily basis.
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Marriage

When Was the Last Time Your Marriage Had a P...

You might make sure to head to the doctor each year like clockwork, but when is the last time your marriage had a physical?
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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.
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Healthy Marriage Expectations

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.
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Healthy marriage expectations

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.
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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.
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5 Things No One Told Me About Marriage

Young and Married: Five Things We Learned fr...

There’s a secret that nobody likes to tell dating or engaged couples: Marriage is really hard.
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Better Marriage

Your Marriage Is Not Your Parents’

Having divorced parents doesn’t mean your own marriage will also end in divorce. You are not destined to live out the same mistakes as your parents.
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Every Marriage Needs Community

Marriage Is Not an Island: Our Need for Comm...

At the Weekend to Remember marriage retreat I found a profound sense of community. It reminded me of one simple fact: We are not alone.
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Marriage Getaway

Marriage Is for Me… Right?

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.”
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Troubled marriage

She Was Repulsed by Her Husband

For Hans and Star Molegraaf, their marriage wasn’t headed for disaster. It was already there.
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Troubled marriage

He Wanted a Divorce, She Wanted a Marriage

Scott Garmon couldn't understand why he should stay in an unhappy marriage.
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I Fell in Love Again With My Wife

‘I Fell in Love Again With My WifeR...

Their marriage was all but over when Dolores Hardin offered an astonishing and radical proposal to her husband, Al.
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Four Words That Revived a Dying Marriage

Both Vivian and Guy had been married before, and the frustrations of trying to blend their two homes had reached a breaking point.
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Troubled marriage

Never Too Late to Ask for Help

Darrel and Evie Couch experienced years of turmoil in their marriage after he returned from the Vietnam War.
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Troubled marriage

The Judge Kicked Them Out of Divorce Court

Tom and Maureen Santacroce wanted to stay together. They just didn't know how.
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‘Our Marriage Was Dead’

Nobody knew Dale and Laura Danser were experiencing problems in their marriage. Attending an I Still Do event was the turning point.
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Love and marriage

They Needed a Marriage Makeover

How one couple's renewed commitment influences the next generation.
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Would She Marry Him All Over Again?

Danny and Nora White married after a whirlwind Sound of Music courtship. But when they began to drift apart, they wondered if their marriage was a mistake.
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‘Why Do You Think We Divorced?’

Lee and Laura Gwyn found hope for reconciliation.
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Troubled marriage

One Couple … Two Very Different Marria...

Silas and Natalie Curfman have kept their vows ‘in sickness and in health’ through emotional illness.
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Troubled marriage

She Told Her Husband He Had to Leave

Today Diana Rivadeneira is grateful that God gave her and Eduardo another chance.
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Troubled marriage

They Left the ‘Rat Race’ to Save...

Allen and Carmella Bryant were so busy that they had no time for each other. Something had to change.
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Save my marriage

Trapped in an Unhappy Marriage

When Michael was accepted to law school, he and Catie had no idea what a strain it would put on their relationship.
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Troubled marriage

Was It Time to Give Up on Their Marriage?

Henry Thames tossed a Weekend to Remember® brochure on the bed and said to Lori, “Here’s the only chance we’ve got.”
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Troubled marriage

They Were Living in Survival Mode

Dusk and Amy Bennett suffered a series of setbacks that nearly derailed their marriage.
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Troubled marriage

Two Strangers Living Together in Marriage

Adam and Laura Brown had no hope ... could one weekend really save their relationship?
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The Lost Decade

Mike and Pam Calvert's story shows that broken homes and broken marriages can be put back together again.
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Save my marriage

Their Marriage Had No Hope

They had no idea what the God of hope was about to do.
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Troubled marriage

She Felt Oppressed by Her Marriage

Attraction turned to isolation and even hatred as Dave and Sonya learned how difficult it was to blend two families together.
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I Still Do … Every Day

It wasn't in our plans, but it was in our vows
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Troubled marriage

He Had Two Affairs in 18 Months

Chris James wanted nothing to do with his wife or marriage.
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Troubled marriage

He Led a Double Life

Scott Jennings lived in a world of lies, affairs, and deceit until it all fell apart.
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Can One Weekend Really Change a Marriage?

We were pretty close to the end if we didn't do something.
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Troubled marriage

The “Experts” Were Clueless About Marria...

By the time Hank and Ruth Robinson reached their six-month anniversary, they both believed they had made a terrible mistake.
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‘I’ve Never Once Stopped Loving...

A young law enforcement officer watches an elderly couple model lifelong commitment and faith ... and his life is changed forever
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Investing in My Marriage and Family

The interviews on FamilyLife's daily radio program help me make daily choices that are honoring to the Lord.
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Troubled marriage

Keeping the Peace Almost Destroyed Our Relat...

We needed a biblical foundation for our marriage.
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Troubled marriage

I Wanted Him to Die

We gave a Weekend to Remember a chance.
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Good Things Happen Over Coffee

Our devotional time together is my favorite part of our marriage.
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How to keep bitterness out of your marriage

‘God, Why Don’t You Fix My Husba...

My husband, Rob, and I have worked through many struggles and problems in our marriage. The fact that we remain married is a testament to God's grace and power.
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My Wife Didn’t Feel Like She Was My Fr...

There was a rift between us, and someone had to make the first move.
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On the Brink of Failure

Divorce wasn't an option for either of us, but we didn't want to spend the rest of our married lives just tolerating each other.
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Love and marriage

Our Marriage Was a Mess

A Weekend to Remember conference was the turning point for us.
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Our Marriage Was All About Me

I did not have the tools to be a husband and father.
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They Never Quit

How an aunt's advice kept D.L. and Helen Govan together
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Reborn, Recommitted, and Remarried

It's not the old marriage but a new marriage with God at the center.
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What Are the Secrets for a Lasting Marriage?

Is lifelong marriage still possible? Couples married 50 years or more share advice for your marriage.
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Roy and Sophie: A Commitment of Love

It wasn't until the family had to care for Sophie, that they truly understood for the first time how much Roy cared for her.
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Troubled marriage

What Happened to Her Prince Charming?

For Rick and Beverly Weeks, marriage was not the fairy tale they expected.
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We Didn’t Take Time for ‘Us̵...

A Weekend to Remember® was just what our great marriage needed.
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Troubled marriage

We Buried Our Old Marriage

In one weekend, God renewed our hearts and gave us hope.
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Love and marriage

Was Marriage the Biggest Mistake of Her Life...

Unless God intervened, they wouldn’t make it.
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Was It Worth Fighting Over a Steak?

I knew I could either stand up for my rights and risk ruining the evening, or surrender it to God and trust Him.
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Under Construction

A family rebuilds on a solid foundation.
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Troubled marriage

She Hated Her Husband

Brian and Julie Moreau thought there was no hope for their family.
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She Didn’t Know She Was Married

Beth Walker woke from a coma with no memory of her family; her husband, Hal, had some difficult choices
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