Some couples seem to really do well together, whereas others struggle constantly in a negative cycle of interactions. What personality type (attachment style) is most likely to get stuck in a negative cycle with their mate? In Part 1 of this series, I explain how we develop our personal styles of relating to others and give you a free tool to help you understand your own style.Continue reading “Becoming Attached”
The Glory of God is that He is Good.
In everything that happens.
Every day. All the time.
He is My Joy.
His arms are waiting to comfort me tenderly when life hurts.
His whispers keep reassuring me when all seems lost.
His tender heart is always listening to mine.
He is My Safe Place.
He never yells at me when I mess up.
Never attacks or criticizes me.
Never blames or shames.
Never leaves me.
Instead He eagerly waits for me.
He encourages me with tender words.
He renews me with His Great Love in Jesus.
He delights in giving me the desires of my heart.
And I want to be just like Him.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. (1 John 4:18)
February 23, 2016, Personal journal entry.
Marriage isn’t what you think it is. Although many counselors treat marriage as though it is an entity in its own right, it is actually a simple byproduct of the way you treat or mistreat one another. Therefore, you cannot work on it directly.Continue reading “Why your marriage should not be your first priority”