Likewise, a successful marriage isn’t storm-free, but it remains stable despite the storms because of its center, or anchor.
The last killer agent we want to identify in this series is selfishness. Selfishness is behind a long list of marital problems, from infidelity to outright murder.
I had just moved one of my pieces backward when he slowly shook his head and stopped me.
“Joseph,” he said in a voice that resonated with wisdom. “Once you start retreating, you never stop.”
I thought it would be helpful to identify some of the fastest ways to kill your marriage and, conversely, to provide alternative approaches that can help your relationship bloom eternally.
There is nothing as powerful or as binding as praying with the person you love. Baring your souls together and uniting your hearts around common desires can bind a couple closer than the most romantic of words or the most pleasurable moments of intimacy.
I have been blessed to be happily married for over a decade but I realize that there are millions of couples who have not enjoyed the benefits of a lasting, faithful marriage. In my historical christian fiction novel Twiceborn I examine the effects of infidelity in married couples but over the next three posts I would like to identify compelling causes for infidelity on the part of men and strategies that women can use to fight back.