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A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 19

Marriage counseling, premarital counseling, therapy marriage

God is a good father. He wants us to have husbands that take good care of us. He wants us to have husbands that we are attracted to. He wants our husbands to have wives that they are attracted to. And he wants our husbands that have wives who are attracted to them. Physical touch and attraction are (stereotypically... lets...[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 18

Marriage conference, marriage therapy, divorce, break up, separation

Homework: Make a list of the strengths of your husband. Our brains LOVE auto pilot. If we think similar thoughts consistently, there becomes a railroad track where the train can just go on auto pilot through those similar thoughts with very little effort from you, and you reap all of the consequences. If they are good thoughts- good, positive vibes....[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 17

Accept God's Game Plan

God's game plan is to put God first, then your husband and then your children. Our biggest take away from this is that children find their stability and ultimate firm identity in the steady love between their parents. We were new parents, totally devoted to our little chicklette, but we have definitely kissed and hugged more with this wisdom in mind....[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 16

  This was a such a sweet take away for me at the time when we attended the marriage conference. I was in a place - new mom to a 4 month old, breast feeding, getting a private practice off the ground, and getting used to being home most days, surrounded by the housework that I was trying not to...[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 15

  Here is a big dose of transparency. I shared this (or something similar) with my mom recently and she was shocked at my revelation of *badness* without going into tons of details- she asked- "sheesh! What did you do??" And I worry you may think the same thing. I am not perfect, I've got major blemishes in my past,...[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 14

Who is the Holy Spirit? We have all heard stories of people waking up in the middle of the night with someone on their mind, praying for them, and then finding out that person was really struggling with something at that time. The Holy Spirit is the person that Christ left behind with us to bring us comfort and guidance....[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 12

So the moral of the story behind this quote is if you are going to FIGHT, fight to win, not to hurt each other. Most people would agree that a little conflict is a good thing because it means you are being honest. Disagreements are healthy. Discussions are necessary. Continuing to calmly communicate in order to solve a problem... these...[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 13

How good are you at acting? This is where your drama course skills need to come into play in marriage. Fake it 'till you make it is a real thing. Because I life football and basketball; however, when the game starts at 9pm and I have been up since 6am with a 2 year old telling me, "no" several times...[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 11

I love God. God and I are great. I am pretty much ready to leave my husband and elope with God and live out the rest of my life with him. So this right here ^ is an example of someone in need of a reality check. Our relationship with our spouse is our -here on earth- relationship that reflects our...[ read more ]

A Counselor at a Marriage Conference- Lesson 10

Myth: The tough times make us strong because we figure out how strong we are during them Truth: Tough times cause serious damage to our psyche and are not what God had in mind when he created us. Tough times are because of sin. Abuse, miscommunication, death and hurt are all results of brokenness in the world. A lot of...[ read more ]



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