October 25, 2016

Marriage in a Bikini

Gary Thomas — 

This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. Lisa and I love watching the Olympics, and this summer there were several sports in which we caught just […]

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This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. What if one of the things we need is something we don’t want? One of the things I love […]

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October 11, 2016

Getting Better all the Time

Gary Thomas — 

This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. Lisa and I returned home from our honeymoon and moved into a trailer in a trailer park, in the […]

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October 7, 2016

Bucket List Weekend

Gary Thomas — 

In 1972, a very skinny man named Frank Shorter entered the Olympic stadium in Munich at the end of the marathon, ready to seize the gold medal. I took one look at his arms and thought, “I could do a sport like that (not fully realizing what a phenomenal athlete Shorter was).” It was a […]

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This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. This blog spends plenty of time helping spouses deal with disappointment and difficult marriages. In this post, however, I […]

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This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. How many times have you done what you genuinely believed was best for your kids or spouse—your entire motivation […]

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This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. Wives, there’s something you need to know about your husbands that many women don’t know. Your husbands aren’t likely […]

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September 9, 2016

What Your Spouse Needs Most

Gary Thomas — 

This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship. Your spouse may not realize what he or she needs most, but if you want a sacred marriage, you […]

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August 31, 2016

Celebrating “Okay” Sex

Gary Thomas — 

This blog is not written for women in abusive marriages. The advice offered in these posts will challenge both husbands and wives, but the advice could be counter-productive if it is applied in an abusive relationship.   What if “okay sex” is okay? Where do we get our expectations that every act of marital sex […]

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After a Sacred Search conference in which I had laid out essential character traits to look for in a future spouse, a group of six men asked a question. Five of them were convinced by what I had said; one wasn’t, and he’s the one who asked the question in the form of several statements: […]

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