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February 9, 2017

Forsaking All Others

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. Being closer to anyone other than your spouse is a betrayal of your wedding vows. When we think of […]

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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. There’s a popular joke in New England that expresses just how much affection Patriots fans have for their beloved […]

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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. “Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love.” Ecclesiastes 9:9 In my book Pure Pleasure I tell the story […]

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January 10, 2017

A Tale of Two Wives

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. “All right,” the event organizer told me, “here’s your ride. His name is Terry.” You’ll have to forgive me […]

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December 27, 2016

Keeping Your Promise

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.   Wayne Williams grew up a Chicago Cubs fan because that was his father’s favorite team. As a young […]

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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 last post “Enough is Enough” crashed our website several times. We’ve had to upgrade our website platform and […]

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November 22, 2016

Feed Your Marriage

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. Many of us (at least in the U.S.) are making all sorts of plans about how to feed ourselves […]

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November 17, 2016

Post Election “Healing”

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. We’ve all heard the calls to “unite” and “heal” following one of the most contentious presidential elections in modern […]

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November 4, 2016

Cherish

Gary Thomas — 

“My dove, my perfect one, is the only one.” Song of Songs 6:9 Marriage becomes particularly special when this verse describes how we view our spouse. Just this morning as I was in my study, I heard my wife gradually waking up. My heart went out to her. I hadn’t seen her yet, but just […]

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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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