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November 20, 2017

The Marriage Saver

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. There is one thing that could save you thousands of dollars in marital counseling. It can turn a frustrating […]

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November 14, 2017

Self-Obsession and Marriage

Gary Thomas — 

Your marriage isn’t about you. It’s not even about your marriage. Ultimately, your marriage is about proclaiming the power and glory of Jesus Christ. The problem for most of us is the bent of our lives. Christianity is an extreme religion, but we try to live it in the margins. Jesus said to love the […]

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October 26, 2017

Will You Comfort Her?

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 have a tendency to wake up ridiculously early, often even before four a.m. I’ll try, many times unsuccessfully, […]

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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 working on my book Cherish: The One Word That Changes Everything for Your Marriage, I interviewed a woman […]

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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. I’ve been enjoying Angela Duckworth’s book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance and one thought in particular stuck […]

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September 21, 2017

He Ate My Chocolate

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. In premarital counseling, I tell couples, “Your ability to continue cherishing each other, treasuring each other and feeling close […]

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September 7, 2017

For Worse

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 woman from a war-torn country told an American, “The difference between Americans and the rest of the world […]

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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. My son is getting two masters’ degrees at Harvard. Lisa says I shouldn’t tell people that because it sounds […]

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August 24, 2017

Good in Bed

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. Thus I have become in his eyes like one bringing contentment.  Song of Songs 8:10 “Don’t let this lawyerly […]

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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. A lay counselor who has worked with hundreds of premarital couples told me that he particularly looks forward to […]

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