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How to Handle Conflict with Your Spouse

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Every marriage, from healthy to unhealthy ones, experience fights and arguments. Here are some easy ways you can resolve fights faster and come out stronger on the other side.… Read the rest →

The Biggest Problem Christians Don’t Talk About

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional CounselorBiggest Problem Christians Don't Talk About

As a general rule, addictions are pretty much equal opportunity. Men and women are equally susceptible to them. And process addictions (gambling, eating, spending, sex) are no exception.

Marnie Ferree, a pioneer in the treatment of female sex and relationship addicts, calls sex the fastest growing addiction in the country, and the addiction of choice among Christians. … Read the rest →

The Stigma of Female Sex Addiction

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Stigma of Sexual AddictionIn the mind of the general population, men are the only ones who suffer from sexual addiction. David Duchovny, for example, was praised for his admission of sex addiction and seemed to use it as publicity for his television show “Californication.” However, this is not a problem that only affects one gender.… Read the rest →

Those Lying Eyes: The Importance of Truth In Marriage

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ID-100207210While there’s plenty of deception at the center of TV and movie plots, it’s not often people “in the real world” enter a relationship or marriage with the intention of lying to or manipulating their spouse. Humans, in general, like to be considered as honest and trustworthy, especially to those they care about most.… Read the rest →

Hark! The In-Laws Make Ears Ring: 3 Keys to Surviving Extended Family During the Holiday Season

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ID-100218357“For the first time ever I was taking the family on the road. We stayed with my in-laws, which on life’s list of experiences ranks right below sitting in a tub full of scissors.” — Jeff Foxworthy

Now, not everyone has difficulties with their in-laws — But conflict with in-laws sure is a common sight on the lists of struggles couples face during the holiday season.… Read the rest →

Thanks Giving: Three Life-Changing Ways to Practice Gratitude

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ID-10032933You get up when it’s dark and get home when it’s dark. You haven’t got that promotion yet. The neighbor’s car is a whole lot nicer than yours. It seems your house never stops falling apart. Maybe you’re still not married, and you’re hitting yourself over the head with all the milestones and goals you just can’t seem to accomplish.… Read the rest →