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How to Change Up Your At-Home Date Night for Lasting Love

How to Change Up Your At-Home Date Night for Lasting Love
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Nancy DeVault of DateNightGuide.com. Life is full of responsibilities ─ work, kids, etc. ─ which can distract couples from making each other a priority. Consequently, spouses who don’t spend quality time together risk losing their connection and/or feeling less satisfied in their marriage. Committing to a routine date night can be a small change with big relationship benefits! In fact, the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia recently published the Date Night Opportunity study, which found that regular date nights achieved high...
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Giving Up on Life: How to Change Your Self-Deprecating Attitude

Giving Up on Life: How to Change Your Self-Deprecating Attitude
Everyone feels like giving up on life every now and then. You’re not alone. Here’s how you can change that negative attitude and live a better life. We all go through hard times. Nobody is immune to the pitfalls of life. We’ve all been at the point before where we felt like giving up on life. The difference is that for the majority of us, we were able to pull ourselves out of that negative headspace. We picked ourselves back up and moved on with our lives. But that’s not something that’s easy to do. Sometimes, you can be so unhappy that it seems impossible to get out of that frame of mind. All...
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Be The Change: Time Use

Be The Change: Time Use
Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ Into the future. ~ Steve Miller Band – Fly Like An Eagle  I know I talk about time use all the time here. The reason for this is everywhere we go we see marriage problems caused by issues of time use. Bad time use choices can destroy a marriage, while poor time use choices will ensure it never grows and becomes the wonderful relationship is could and should be.  I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the divorce rate skyrocketed at the same time our society become chronically busy. If you want a great marriage good marria...
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Who Are You Praying to Change in Your Marriage?

Who Are You Praying to Change in Your Marriage?
I’ve been aiming this year to pray more and encouraging y’all to do the same. Specifically, I’m hoping we can grow into praying more intentionally, more openly, and more fervently for our marriages and marriage beds. So then I started thinking about how I prayed so often during the worst years of my marriage. In case you haven’t been following me long, let me explain that my husband and I had some bad years of marriage, during which I wasn’t sure we were going to make it. Thankfully, we have moved past those difficult years and are in a season of genuine commitmen...
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