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May 18, 2016

Borrowed 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. At first, I thought I had sprained my little finger. It hurt when I used it for anything, but […]

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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. The Roman Pantheon is truly one of the great wonders of the world. To think that it was constructed […]

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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 earnestly do you want to feel close to your spouse? Enough to kill something for it? “Anna’s” dad […]

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April 15, 2016

The Second Attack

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. Ever think about the fact that the best of marriages likely face the most intense spiritual warfare? Or that […]

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April 9, 2016

Dysfunction is a Choice

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. Statistics can be terrifying. If a boy’s dad was abusive or unfaithful to his wife, the chances are overwhelmingly […]

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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. James and his wife Debra just recently entered the empty nest years. Happily, they’re finding these months to be […]

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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 friend Dr. Mike Dittman offers a profoundly refreshing new approach to “counseling.” This is so applicable to friendship, […]

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March 7, 2016

Something New

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 are oceans of marriage experiences out there just waiting to be explored. Too many of us keep […]

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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. In my last post I talked about “functional fixedness,” addressing the question, “What if your husband isn’t motivated by […]

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February 6, 2016

Why Men Don’t Change

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 your husband isn’t motivated by your pain? What if he’s only motivated by his? Many wives live […]

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