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15 August 2014
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Support Your Spouse with Encouragement

Most people go in to marriage with some idea that supporting their spouse is expected. But what does this mean? How do you DO it? Is nagging supportive? (I just want to help him reach his potential!) Is playing devil’s advocate supportive? (I just want to make sure he’s really thought this through…) Is blind […]


12 August 2014
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Marriage
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What your man really needs…

  I just came across this story that I wanted to share with all of you from Marriage Today by Pastor Jimmy Evans… A couple that has been married for 30 years and are madly in love got up to share their testimony about marriage. The woman stunned everyone as she opened up her testimony […]


6 August 2014
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Oxytocin: The Key to Love and Happiness?

If you have ever read my blog before, you know I am a full-on nerd. Today’s post is the nerdiest yet. This information can be found, like the last few weeks, in Love Sense by Sue Johnson, but it has also become common knowledge and can be found many other places as well. (But buy […]


31 July 2014
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Family
Marriage
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The Concept of Attachment

The Susan Johnson discussion continues! During the first half of the 20th century, the need for connection between mothers and babies was not understood. In fact, mothers were discouraged from picking up a crying baby, because it was thought that reinforcing the crying behavior would spoil the baby. It was not until John Bowlby performed […]


30 July 2014
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Marriage
Romance
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The Concept of Adult Romantic Attachment

Continuing our discussion of Sue Johnson’s book Love Sense, this time we will talk about adult romantic attachment. Adults’ attachment style is influenced by the attachment style they experienced with their mother (or other primary caregiver). Just like children, there are three types of attachment: 1. Secure attachment: is the optimal style. It is built […]


29 July 2014
Category:
Marriage
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Could My Spouse Be Cheating???

Are you involved in a marriage where you are constantly thinking your spouse may be cheating?  If you are, there are several things to look for.  I ran across this article on huffingtonpost.com written by Kiri Blakeley (CafeMom’s blog, The Stir).  These signs, better known as “red flags,” are normally present if a spouse is […]


28 July 2014
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Marriage
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Love Everlasting Part 2!!!

Last week I discussed how to make a marriage/relationship long lasting. For me and my spouse it is having a solid foundation with God and unconditional love for one another. Plus not worrying about what someone thinks we may be missing out on….. the whole grass is greener scenario. I listed the first three keys to […]


24 July 2014
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Marriage
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Love Everlasting Part 1!!!

  This month my husband and I are celebrating 18 years of marriage. Being married for almost two decades several friends have asked, how you make marriage work for so long? And “do you ever think about the grass being greener on the other side?” My answer, first having a God fearing spouse and having […]

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