Falling in love starts at the beginning of one path. We call it the LovePath. And there’s actually a process that happens when people fall in love. It begins with attraction, but it’s not what you think. There are actually four parts to attraction, and all of them combined lead to how attractive you are to […]
Posts in category Intimacy
In this program a couple tell their poignant story. Both had difficult childhoods that led to complications in their marriage, including ography and affairs. The future seemed dim for their marriage. However, they overcame. Hear their story. Ask them questions. Interact with Dr. Joe Beam as he interviews them and also responds to your questions about your own relationship. […]
The Bible is filled with so much wonderful practical application when it comes to life and relationships that it is nearly impossible to read without finding some area in our lives that can be improved. These Scriptures can be applied both to living in the larger world as well as within the microcosm of marriage. Marriage should be our first (outside of God) and most important relationship. If you cannot apply these verses first in marriage, then it matters little that you can apply them outside your marriage. Often, we are kinder to those outside our home than to those within our home. We have it backwards. Read More.
I hear these phrases quite often, “Marriage is a lot of work,” and “marriage is hard.” I actually hate those phrases. Who wants that? They sound kind of hopeless, don’t you think?
I understand what is meant by those phrases. They are meant to warn people that good marriages don’t happen by accident. Good marriages happen on purpose, by making good choices over a long period of time. Great marriages are not as much work as they are decisions. Read More.
Transparency. What a tricky, dangerous word. The truth is transparency is the key to an intimate marriage. In fact, I would argue, you simply cannot have intimacy without it. Continue Reading.
Marriage gets a lot of bad attention. Start asking teens or young singles, and you may find a large percentage that aren’t interested in ever getting married. To which I say, shame on the married folks for failing to communicate the thousand reasons there are to love marriage. In this article, you’ll get a sneak peak into my marriage, and why I love being married. Click here to read this article.
I casually mentioned a trip my husband and I took to a bed and breakfast and she started sobbing. I reached out and took her hand, waiting until she had calmed down before I asked her to share with me what was wrong. It took a few minutes, but she began sharing some very personal details about her marriage. She later gave me permission to write about what she shared in hope that others might learn from her experience. Read More
At the very moment that Man opened his eyes to see Woman, it was established the three most important things to a happy marriage.
A man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh (Genesis 2:24). But what exactly does this mean? Click here to read more…