What’s a Healthy Home Life?
Because we as a society have made marriage be so different from a marriage following God’s principles, it’s hard to know what a healthy relationship looks like! Discover key biblical principles and examples from the Bible to answer the question: “What do you need from me?”
Be a Student, Not an Expert
Lifelong learning about how to better accept and understand your spouse leads to a deeper love and appreciation of each other as the years click by. Grow in understanding of personality, temperament, biological clock, impact of home of origin, and other considerations that lead to more effective communication of love.
Watch Out for Landmines!
Things that enrich our lives can also become points of contention. These may be difficult to navigate with grace. Let’s discuss some common problem areas that can occur concerning hobbies, in-laws, spending habits, childrearing, and more.
Hangups, Hiccups, and Hallelujahs
The ups and downs in the bedroom can be a great joy and frustration. Men and women will separately discuss God-ordained intimacy and oneness — and the barriers to achieving those goals. We will be general enough to not be legalistic, but practical enough to impact each marriage.
How to Have a Good Fight!
Communication patterns open or close doors to connectedness. Conflict is a normal part of every relationship, yet healthy conflict resolution is not common. Learn some simple principles that help us develop this skill and are foundational to success!
Parenting Principles for Closeness
Good intentions in childrearing can damage a marriage. Some common practices can be avoided to prevent tearing your own house down!