Valentine's Day

6 Great Books to Give (or Read) for Valentine’s Day

You know you love it. Or maybe not. Regardless, Valentine's Day is coming like a freight train and you might be lacking...
These 20 ways to say i love you to your spouse are great for Valentine's Day romance. But they're also good for any day you want to show love to your spouse and strengthen your marriage. #spiceupmarriage #marriageintimacy #christianmarriage #marriageadvice #marriagegoals #Valentine #Valentinesday #love #iloveyou #lovelanguages

20 Easy Ways to Say I Love You to Your Spouse

These are great ways at Valentine's Day or any time of the year to say I love you to your spouse.
Here are five FREE ideas for every love language your husband or wife speaks. Win their heart and strengthen your marriage today. Not to mention that you'll save money! #Christianmarriage #marriage #marriageadvice #Valentine #ValentinesDay #marriedlove #romance #marriageintimacy #LoveLanguages #speaklove

Here’s a Killer Valentine’s Day Present For Your Spouse That’s Free!

Are you looking for a meaningful Valentine’s Day without spending a dime? Share the gifts below. Gift of Words...
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25 Fun Questions to Ask Your Spouse

John Gottman calls them love maps. We call them open ended questions to ask your spouse. The point here is that you talk,...
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What to Talk About On Your Date Night

There have been several dates where my wife and I (Josh), exhausted from raising two young kids, just stare at each other from across...
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5 Ways to Keep the Romance Alive and Thriving

I (Josh) have been working here at Thriving Marriages for awhile, which means I've read a LOOOT of blog posts about marriage. When I...
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Easy, Affordable Ideas for Your Next Date Night

Consistently dating your spouse is hard, and the longer you're married the harder it is. Every once in a while we like to post...
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Date Nights are Overrated

Today I ran across a sweet post written by a marriage blogger. It was a series of fruit of the spirit-themed date nights for couples....
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What to Expect (on a date) When You’re Expecting

Today's article is a gift for all you pregnant women in the Thriving Marriages community. If that's not you but you KNOW someone who...
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50 “Holi-date” Ideas

 Just in time for Christmas comes this great post from fridaywereinlove.com. This site has TONS of practical marriage/life resources and is worth checking out.  We...
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50 Holiday Date Ideas

Today's post is exactly what you'd think! These 50 holiday themed dates come from Giustina over at domesticallyblissful.com. Hopefully this inspires you and your spouse...
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16 Great Fall Dates

Nancy DeVault is the managing editor of Date Night Guide which is a pretty great resource we just discovered here at Thriving Marriages! She recently wrote...
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1 Easy Way to Have a Great Weekend with Your Spouse

Want to have a great weekend with your spouse? Sometimes here at Thriving Marriages we post long, detailed content that dives into the deep waters...
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101 Great Date Ideas

Most married couples know going on regular dates is important, but there are obstacles in the way. You're tired. Babysitters cost money. Your favorite...
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Break In Your Week With a Low-Key Date Night

When was the last time you purchased a jigsaw puzzle? I can’t remember when I did, which has led me to consider doing this...
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Date Night Ideas for the 5 Love Languages

I’m sure most of you are familiar with Dr. Gary Chapman and his series of books on the Five Love Languages. You can find...