Why We Aren’t a Super Couple

Why We Aren’t a Super Couple

It has been a crazy whirlwind for my husband Zach and me these past couple of months. We married in June of this year, Zach started his job as a civil engineer that same month, and not long after that, my school started back up again. We have our weeks full of work hours, study times, and household chores. We are new to this life of finding a balance of work, school, and each … [Read more...]

When Your Job Impacts Your Marriage

When Your Job Affects Your Marriage

I quit my job a few weeks before I got married. It wasn’t a good separation on my part. I wouldn’t even call it a “conscious uncoupling.” I felt disrespected by my bosses, so I reacted immediately and quit. And it felt great! I channeled my inner Johnny Paycheck. Did I mention this happened a few weeks before I got married? Looking back, this was one of the dumbest … [Read more...]

MarriageRoots’ Low-Stress Christmas Guide [FREE Printable Checklist]

Christmas Checklist

Christmas is coming! If that statement sends a bit of excitement up your spine and then is immediately followed by a brief shudder of anxiety, then read on. Christmas is that unique time of year where Christian couples have an amazing opportunity—to fall into a trap. One of the biggest traps of the enemy in the modern Christmas-era is distracting and stressing out … [Read more...]

Managing Personality Differences in Your Marriage

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When my wife and I dated, my banking habits were less than stellar. I didn’t know where my check ledger was hidden. If I needed to know how much money I had, I went to the ATM for an account balance check—this was pre-Internet banking. Everything always worked out. I paid my rent, kept gas in my truck, and was able to take my sweetheart to my favorite Tex-Mex restaurant … [Read more...]