Be Still | The Forgiven Wife
As I worked on myself to change my sexual interactions with my husband, I began to see him as a child of God, just like me—imperfect, sinful, with a hurting heart. The walls around the black hole of my heart began to thin and weaken, and the hurt began to escape. The pain and hopelessness drained from my heart, to be replaced by joy, contentment, and hope. Somewhere along the way from where I was to where I am now, I learned to forgive my husband.
In the Raw | The Forgiven Wife
Crossroads in marriage sometimes are obvious; other times we don't realize until after the fact that we made a decision that shaped the trajectory of our marriage. In the rawness of those moments, it isn't always easy to see where we are going. In this post I share parts of a message I wrote to Big Guy during one of those raw moments when I was approaching what would turn out to be a crossroads.
The Strength of Vulnerability in Marriage
Aren't we supposed to be stronger? Isn't that the goal in marriage? It might be - but how we get there is important, and this might go against what you've been told. Vulnerability in marriage is the key to strength, and you'll be challenged in how vulnerability shows itself in marriage! #strongermarriage #bettermarriage #christianmarriage #marriage
Help Your Husband Speak Love in Your Language | The Forgiven Wife
What can you do when your needs are not being met? Rather than letting your needs and desires be lost in translation, help your husband decipher them and recognize his efforts to speak love in your language.
As Bad as Porn? | The Forgiven Wife
Is reading sexually explicit romance novels good for your marriage? (Hint: the answer is no.) Is reading these books as bad as viewing porn? You deserve a marriage that has not been influenced by unrealistic expectations and arousal brought to you by fiction.
Is setting boundaries selfish? Isn’t it better to be selfless? [Guest Post] - Leslie Vernick- Christ
Is setting boundaries selfish? Isn’t it better to be selfless? [Guest Post] - Leslie Vernick- Christ-Centered Counseling
Get Past Awkwardness of Praying with Your Spouse
Praying as a couple can feel intimidating, but Beth and her husband Gary have discovered that it is like a dance that unites and draws you closer.