How to Fight Fairly

How to Fight Fairly

I really like being right. And not only being right, but being completely recognized and acknowledged by everyone in the land as the one who is right. This, um, quality, might be perfectly acceptable if, say, I lived on a deserted island. But as a person living among people—and with a person—it’s proved… problematic. And as a person being conformed to the image of … [Read more...]

How to Treat My Spouse :: 4 Scriptures Worth Memorizing

How to Treat My Spouse :: 4 Scriptures Worth Memorizing

I’m a Louisiana gal, born and raised. If you mention fried shrimp po’boys, I will probably swoon. So when my husband had the privilege of officiating the wedding of one of our students in New Orleans this past weekend, it was just lagniappe ("happy extra") to an already full life. I ate enough calories to last me until Thanksgiving, was completely enchanted by the über New … [Read more...]

10 Marriage Podcasts to Check Out

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With around 39 million people listening to podcasts a month, podcasting is seeing a Great Awakening. There are so many marriage podcasts available now. And with apps like Stitcher, gone are the days of having to download them to your phone. The ease of streaming podcasts and the more time Americans spend in their car means more people are listening to them. The crazy … [Read more...]

Communication :: Putting Down the Phone Is Just the Start

Tired of Just Talking

I told my husband he needed some kind of hearing help, he told me I mumble. I told him I think it is just a habit of his to always respond with “What?” or “Huh?” after everything I say, he says I look off or look down or turn my head in the opposite direction when I speak; therefore, he can’t hear clearly what I am saying. I told him I am going to boycott repeating anything … [Read more...]