Does Satan Spin Your Marriage? Part 2

Does Satan Spin Your Marriage? Part 2

Recap from Part 1 What causes smart people to do stupid things? Part 1 of Does Satan Spin Your Marriage illustrates this well when Jane welcomes her husband home and the outcome is not joyful. In review, imagine that Jane is having an extremely rough day. The children...
Does Satan Spin Your Marriage?

Does Satan Spin Your Marriage?

A Rough Day Imagine that Jane is having an extremely rough day. The children are not on their best behavior, and she is feeling overwhelmed from daily responsibilities. She is hoping when her husband, Tom, comes home from work that they can connect. She wants to feel...
“I Will NOT Forgive You” Are Painful Words

“I Will NOT Forgive You” Are Painful Words

Imagine you make a mistake. You treat someone poorly or you say something stupid that you regret. You truly want them to forgive you. Now imagine that this person says to you, “I will NOT forgive you!” Wow! How would that feel? How would that affect your...
Beating Yourself Up Can Beat Up Your Marriage

Beating Yourself Up Can Beat Up Your Marriage

“You never wanted to be with me anyway,” my husband said as he walked out of our front door one night. We had had an argument. Of course, neither one of us remembers what the conflict was about in the beginning. When my husband left, we both thought our marriage might...
How to Train Your Spouse – or Anyone!

How to Train Your Spouse – or Anyone!

Relationships are like sports. They take time, commitment, and great training to be successful! The problem is that sometimes we are training our spouse in a way that creates pain in our team because we aren’t focused on the things that really score points.Imagine a...