Marriage is not easy. Marriage is a lot of work. If you're the type of person who can't take responsibility for your mistakes, runs when times get hard, can't live without putting yourself first and refuse to see that you expect only perfection when you are anything but, then you have no business being married.

Marriage is not easy. Marriage is a lot of work. If you're the type of person who can't take responsibility for your mistakes, runs when times get hard, can't live without putting yourself first and refuse to see that you expect only perfection when you are anything but, then you have no business being married.

Yes. It can get so hard, but all you need is someone that's worth enough to get through it all with.

Yes. It can get so hard, but all you need is someone that's worth enough to get through it all with.

The thing about this is, we tend to find threats where there are none, and sometimes mistakenly push away those who just want to help.

The thing about this is, we tend to find threats where there are none, and sometimes mistakenly push away those who just want to help.

Forgiving is a piece of cake.  Forgetting is one of the hardest terrain you will ever climb. But that's where the "absolute loyalty" comes in play.  It only works if the one who sinned against the other is willing to change whatever needs to change---so that the one who must forgive and forget can heal.  You can't expect healing if you are not willing to change your behavior.  Not just for today---but for always.

Forgiving is a piece of cake. Forgetting is one of the hardest terrain you will ever climb. But that's where the "absolute loyalty" comes in play. It only works if the one who sinned against the other is willing to change whatever needs to change---so that the one who must forgive and forget can heal. You can't expect healing if you are not willing to change your behavior. Not just for today---but for always.

The truth is that the more intimately you know someone the more clearly youll see their flaws. Thats just the way it is. This is why marriages fail why children are abandoned why friendships dont last. You might think you love someone until you see the way they act when theyre out of money or under pressure or hungry for goodness sake. Love is something different. Love is choosing to serve someone and be with someone in spite of their filthy heart. Love is patient and kind love is…

The truth is that the more intimately you know someone the more clearly youll see their flaws. Thats just the way it is. This is why marriages fail why children are abandoned why friendships dont last. You might think you love someone until you see the way they act when theyre out of money or under pressure or hungry for goodness sake. Love is something different. Love is choosing to serve someone and be with someone in spite of their filthy heart. Love is patient and kind love is…

Is your marriage struggling? Try these 31 prayer prompts for when marriage is hard.

31 Prayer Prompts for When Marriage is Hard

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Motivational Quotes For Students: Don Draper, Albert Einstein And More

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I remember reading this in an article a long time ago and it really striking a chord. I often hear people say that they would rather have their partner be the one who loves them more. There is some narrative that we believe that says "if I don't love you more than you love me, I'll never get hurt." It's a distorted belief that let's us hold some form of perceived power and control, but has us living and loving from a fear based place. Truth is, you don't walk around with power, you walk…

I remember reading this in an article a long time ago and it really striking a chord. I often hear people say that they would rather have their partner be the one who loves them more. There is some narrative that we believe that says "if I don't love you more than you love me, I'll never get hurt." It's a distorted belief that let's us hold some form of perceived power and control, but has us living and loving from a fear based place. Truth is, you don't walk around with power, you walk…

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