Category Archives: Needs in a Marriage

Fathering in a “Haven”

I thought a little levity would be good to start off the day.  A question to 9 year old Anita:   “Is it better to remain single or get married?”   Answer from Anita:  “It is better for girls to remain single, but … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Needs ~ Sex and Attentiveness

How are you doing with your “needs” list?   Have you started it yet?   If not, why not take a moment right now and create a document in your computer that will help you keep track of the needs you have for a dynamic … Continue reading

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Being Content vs. Wanting Needs to be Met

In Monday’s blog, we talked about a wife’s need for communication and the husband’s need for recreational companionship.  If you haven’t taken the time to read that blog or do the growth assignment, take a moment to do that now. … Continue reading

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Know Your Needs ~ Communication and Recreation

Starting with last week’s blogs, we embarked on a quest to help you discover the changes that would take you to The Marriage of Your Dreams.  In last week’s blogs, we talked about your love language. As we move forward, I encourage you to … Continue reading

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Why is Knowing My Love Language Important?

In my last blog, we talked about how to understand your love language and that of your spouse.   Today, I want to share why that is so vitally important. Gary Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages, says this about … Continue reading

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Know Your Needs ~ Love Languages

Well, as I mentioned in my last blog, we are going to embark on a new adventure this year in systematically going through a four-step process of helping you get to The Marriage of Your Dreams. In this first section … Continue reading

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“The Root of Unsatisfying Marriages”

In my previous two blogs, I wrote about the biblical reasons for being intentional about meeting your spouse’s needs.   Today, I’d like to finish my justification for “meeting needs” by looking at reasons for unhappy marriages. As you can imagine, a spouse’s feeling of not … Continue reading

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