Archives For building intimacy

July 20, 2017

A Higher Kind of Love

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.   About five centuries ago, Copernicus changed the way we think about our universe when he postulated what we […]

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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. Before being appointed commissioner of Major League Baseball in 1989, Bart Giamatti already had an impressive resume as 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. Preachers and teachers on marriage (and I have been among them) often warn young moms about being moms first […]

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June 23, 2017

In Sickness and in Health

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. I’m rather late with this post. One of the reasons for that is that I’ve been writing a devotional […]

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June 2, 2017

Men We are Third

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.   One of the most frequent requests I get is to write a book specifically for husbands. The reason […]

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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. When Lisa and I were at the Love Song Couples’ Getaway in the Bahamas, we had a room large […]

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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. Family life often calls us to deny ourselves, to put others’ needs above our own. If we cherish our […]

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April 28, 2017

Married for Adversity

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. “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”  (Prov. 17:17) You’d be miserable indeed […]

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March 28, 2017

Real Repentance

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. “Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. 11 See what […]

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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. While writing Cherish, a good friend of mine who does a lot of counseling warned me that many spouses—up […]

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