Seventh Key of Marriage Growth: Responsibilities

In The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World, John Mark Comer writes that "hurry is a form of violence on the soul." Lately, I've been interested in the term "hurry sickness", which Psychology Today defines as "a behavior pattern characterized by continual … Continue reading Seventh Key of Marriage Growth: Responsibilities

Sixth Key of Marriage Growth: Romance & Intimacy

I'm sure many of you have romance and intimacy on the brain after Valentine's Day this weekend. Maybe you had a wonderful date night with your spouse, or maybe your Valentine's Day fell short of your Hollywood love story expectations. I've been there, too. It took a while for my husband and I to find … Continue reading Sixth Key of Marriage Growth: Romance & Intimacy

Fifth Key of Marriage Growth: Faith & Spirituality

It's easy to view faith and spirituality as solely personal, individual things. Much of our culture's mentality toward faith is: "I'll do me, you do you." But when it comes to your relationship with your spouse, I believe nothing is more important than sharing your faith and spiritual beliefs. Many couples I've talked to struggle … Continue reading Fifth Key of Marriage Growth: Faith & Spirituality