Space, money, parenting responsibilities, highs, lows, personal time, a bed . In the first year of our marriage, we struggled to resolve arguments because of my need to say "just one more thing." With each additional statement, I churned up the dirt and pulled out new arguments that were both painful and unproductive.
Nicole Unice is the author of â Brave Enough: Getting Over our Fears, Flaws and Failures to Live Bold and Free.â (Tyndale, 2015) and travels frequently enough to almost feel like she can fly. Read More A wise man once told me that there were only two outcomes for dating relationships: getting married or breaking up.
For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? The truth is that even a so-called Christian man or woman who identifies themselves as such or commonly visits church but does not actually act in his or her life to put sin to death, can be essentially “lawless”.
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"Keep a date night." "Never go to bed angry." "Make your relationship the first priority." "Don't walk out during an argument." Veteran couples further down the road look back on young newlyweds and offer insight for the challenges ahead.
He paused, smiled, and looked down for a moment to thoughtfully consider his response.
His eyes shot back up and looked directly at us as he simply said, "Forgive quickly." I had enough self-awareness on that day to know this would not come easily to me.