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spring

Spring is Here! Here’s 20 Great Date Ideas to Celebrate.

SPRING IS HERE! 🌷 There are so many things to love about spring, but some of my favorites are that the flowers are...
100 percent

The Only “Fair” Marriage Is When Both Spouses Give 100 Percent.

Happily married Eric and Jill climbed out of bed at their normal Saturday morning hour. They had a lot to do around...
cheap date

The Extremely Practical, Cheap Date That Will Revitalize Your Marriage

For most of my married life (including now!) finances have been tight. What I love about today's post is it creates a...
acceptance

Acceptance From Your Spouse Can Heal Your Past: The Science Behind Marriage’s Restorative Power

We're passionate here at Thriving Marriages about how our past affects our relationships. Today's post is 1) not directly about marriage and...
newborn

Your Marriage Can Thrive While Having a Newborn. Here’s How.

HAVING A NEWBORN IS SO EXHAUSTING, THERE ISN’T EVEN AN ADEQUATE ADJECTIVE TO DESCRIBE IT. You think you are tired during pregnancy and...
self-righteousness

Self-Righteousness is Satan’s Favorite Attack Against Your Marriage. Here’s What You Can Do About...

What if one of the most dangerous attitudes for believers is self-righteousness? What if it’s possible to be “right” and toxic at the...
present

Husbands, We Need to Be Fully Present With Our Wives. Here’s How.

I’ve had a lot on my mind lately, but I feel like most men do. We think about our bills, the check...
sex life

Does Your Sex Life Feel Broken? You Can Always Rebuild It! Here’s How.

Today a reader is asking, “how do you reset your sex life?” What if it’s been really difficult in the past, but now...
seven-year-itch

The “Seven-Year-Itch” Is Real … But You Can Avoid It.

My husband and I are leading a Bible study with mostly newlywed couples. After a few weeks, we noticed how often we...
fight

Want to Stop a Fight Before It Starts? Here’s How!

Do you sometimes feel the frustration simmering below the surface? Can you sense there might be an argument brewing? Let us encourage...