The Weight of Your Marriage Calling

Building a Solid Foundation on Friendship, Vision, and Prayer

This is a guest post from Alex Colón. Alex is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, teacher, pastor, blogger and best of all, husband and father of four. He writes on personal and leadership development, vision, marriage, and family related topics on his blog, TheRebrandedLife.com. You can also find him on FacebookIf you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

For most couples, marriage is a heavy weight to manage. That’s a very bold statement, isn’t it? When you have over 50% of marriages ending in divorce, it’s safe to say that those marriages carried a weight that was difficult to manage—in most cases.

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How Small Actions Impact Your Marriage in a Big Way

Drive Out Contempt and Jump-Start Kindness in Your Marriage

This is a guest post from Jed Jurchenko. Jed is a husband, daddy to four girls, author, therapist, and psychology professor. He and his wife Jenny blog weekly at CoffeeShopConversations.com, where you will find freshly brewed wisdom to help you lead your family, grow your friendships, and mature your faith so that you and your family can live joy-filled, Christ-honoring lives. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

Small actions can make or break your marriage. Tiny acts of kindness are sometimes the ones that are remembered and impact your marriage most. Unfortunately, tiny acts of contempt are also long remembered, and can be powerful enough to turn a good relationship sour.

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The bottom line is that when it comes to your marriage, little actions make a big difference. In fact, my marriage to Jenny started with a simple, but powerful, act of kindness.

5 Tools to Rebuild Trust in Your Marriage

Whether you broke trust, or you were hurt, these 5 tools will help

You hear husbands talk about how lucky, or how blessed, or how thankful they are for their wives. You may also hear people say, “He married up.” What those statements boil down to is admitting that they don’t deserve the woman they get to call “my wife.”

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If you’ve read even a limited amount of my blog posts, you can see how I fit in that category as well. I make mistakes, plenty of them, but one of my biggest mistakes started before we were married. That mistake was breaking the trust in our relationship.

What Tiger Woods Taught Me About Marriage and Fidelity

This is a guest post from Pedro Okoro. Pedro is a pastor and award-winning author. He blogs on maximizing potential, fulfilling purpose, living life in all its fullness, and spiritual warfare. You can connect with Pedro via his blog, pedrookoro.com, or connect with him on Twitter. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

I know what you’re thinking. Can any good thing come out of the woods? But please hear me out. Because we can sometimes find pearls of wisdom in the most unlikely of places!

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As the marital affairs of Tiger Woods grabbed headlines around the world in December 2009, I asked myself what lessons we could learn from Tiger about marriage and fidelity. And what would he do differently if he had another opportunity?

5 Tips for Husbands Whose Wives Have Suffered Abuse

This is a guest post from Denise Rezsonya. Denise is a Christian author, speaker, and youth advocate who inspires teens and families through faith. She’s the author of the Be The Light series, developed to help adults introduce faith-based concepts to youth which can be applied to their every day lives. You can read more from Denise on her blog, DeniseRezsonya.com, and connect with her on Facebook. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

If your wife has suffered past abuse, it’s important that you support her and work with her to help her recover from the myriad of emotions that come with being abused. She may feel shame, hurt, anger, and/or sadness over this part of her life, and she will need you to stand by her side and help her.

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As her husband you need to understand that abuse isn’t something that happens one time and then it’s over. For your wife, she will carry that with her forever and remnants of that abuse can surface at any time. As such, she will be looking to you for strength. You are her husband, her pillar, and how you react and treat her will go a long way in her recovery.

5 Ways to Forge Great Relationships that Help Your Marriage

The importance of having other couples in your life

A couple of months ago my wife and I needed help. We were not talking, we were pretty rude to one another, and the worst part — we didn’t care whether we hurt each other or not. We had reached that nasty place where our hurts, frustrations, and disappointments with one another left us cold, detached, and numb.

At the same time we were preparing for our first speaking engagement as a couple in front of real people (versus online), which just happened to be at the annual marriage retreat we attend as a couple. In addition, I was preparing to present at the Sex Without Sheets online conference. 

5 Ways Masterminds and Small Groups Will Take You to Another Level

Several years ago my wife, Stephana, and I were having a prolonged disagreement that was getting on the verge of destroying our relationship. We just couldn’t resolve it no matter what we tried.

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Finally I couldn’t take it and I left our apartment, not knowing where I was going or when I was coming back. When I finally came to my senses (realizing I really had nowhere to go), I came home.

How Your Marriage Can Survive After an Affair

What happens when the trust has been broken in your marriage through infidelity? Can a marriage survive after an affair? Can your marriage survive after an affair?

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Honestly, it’s something I hope I never have to face. Last night on the 7 Rings of Marriage Web Show we interviewed Justin and Trisha Davis. They’ve experienced infidelity in the marriage and their marriage survived to tell about it.

2 Simple Ways to Save Your Marriage from Drifting Apart

This is a guest post from Kimunya Mugo. Kimunya helps to inspire, motivate and equip individuals, businesses and organizations to explore their true Identity, unleash the Leader in them and build a transformational Legacy. He and his wife Harriette, the parents of three awesome children are also parenting coaches residing in Nairobi, Kenya. You can connect with Kimunya on his blog, Twitter, and Facebook. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

I can hear the melodious voice of Louis Armstrong reverberate in my mind. It transports me to another realm altogether. As it blends with my heart beat, I begin to smile. A smile that ushers in another soul into mine. My beloved wife…

2 Simple Ways to Save Your Marriage from Drifting Apart