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The partner who lies

  NO RELATIONSHIP can withstand lies. Sometimes the liar does it out of fear. Fear is a great generator of lies. Any lie is a character flaw, but fear makes it even worse. Therefore, to stop lying, the partner must first confront their fears and overcome them. The problem is that many couples do not […]

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PEACE: impossible without this decision

  WHO WANTS PEACE? The answer is obvious. However, what is not obvious is that peace is not achieved without forgiveness.  Having peace will be impossible, as long as we fail to understand that we need the forgiveness of those whom we hurt and that we need to forgive them when they hurt us. Be […]

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The error file

No one wants to be around someone who seems to keep a detailed list of all your mistakes to bring them up whenever they feel like it. We believe that pointing out our partner’s past mistakes will prevent them from doing it again, but all that really accomplishes instead is to upset the partner and […]

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What if you put yourself in the other person’s shoes?

  LOVE INCLUDES always thinking about how to make your partner’s life better. You strive to put yourself in the other person’s shoes and imagine what he or she is going through. Then ask yourself: “What would I like done to me if I were in this situation?”  If you had worked the whole day […]

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The controlling partner

  IF YOU TRY to be your wife’s father or your husband’s mother in order to control their freedom, you will, as a result, have a partner who will behave like a rebellious teenager. This revolt may be passive or aggressive and prove to be quite wrong as well, but the first error came from […]

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Why do we treat badly those who want our well-being?

Something so simple and yet so ignored in many relationships: kindness. The fact you live with someone does not give you the right to be rude, harsh, or/and reckless in the the way of speaking and dealing with that person. On the contrary, because the partner tolerates our flaws the most, we owe them kindness, […]

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Freedom in the marriage

A successful marriage incorporates the personal freedom each partner has to enjoy moments and activities they love – but obviously, always being responsible not to do anything that could be unhealthy for the marriage or that disrespects the partner. In an unhealthy marriage, there are restraint, possessiveness and severe insecurity. One partner interprets every activity […]

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How to confront unacceptable behavior within the marriage

  Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. – Proverbs 27:6 Love is not all about romance. At times, it requires confronting the person we love when they’re wrong. Understand that confronting someone does not mean attacking the person. This is how it should be done: Be […]

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“I want someone who completes me”

MY BETTER HALF, my significant other, my soulmate… Marriage wasn’t designed to complete a person. Marriage was created so that two complete people may form a partnership that will result in something much stronger and beneficial than if they remained alone. In the mathematics of a marriage between two complete people, 1 + 1 can […]

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Do you want to change? Beware of distractions!

  When you decide to make a change in your life, you have to be focused. Take your eyes off your goal and your strength will dwindle. Beware of distractions. Usually, people who say “I can’t do it” suffer because of a lack of focus, rather than a lack of ability.   Also read:   Sign […]