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Video: This Husband’s Reaction to His Bride Has the Internet Spinning!

We love Real Black Love. And, it’s usually never more on display than at a wedding. Do you remember what you thought when you first saw your spouse on your wedding day? One of my favorite parts of a wedding is the moment the bride enters the room. While most people stand and look at Keep Reading →

The Key to Achieving Forever Closeness With Your Spouse

Do you desire to be closer to your spouse? If you do, then do you know what that really means? Let me start by saying that the generic idea of this article, ways to be “close” to your spouse, can be Googled and found all over the internet. Whether it’s spiritually close, physically close, emotionally Keep Reading →

3 Prayers to Strengthen You When Your Desire for Marriage is Overwhelming

Growing up, I wasn’t exactly what you would call…a planner. I mean, you hear about people who have their lives planned down to the casket. Me, not so much. And, when it came to getting married, that attitude prevailed. So, when 30 came and went, I can’t say I was thrilled about being single. In Keep Reading →

Tired of the On-Again/Off-Again Relationship? Here’s How I Got My Ex to Marry Me

By: Sharelle Guyton During year six of my dead end, on again-off again relationship, I was losing hope that one day I would be blessed with the marriage and family that I desired. After another break up, the most troubling part was I felt this wasn’t just any ex. We both felt led to marry Keep Reading →

6 Early Warning Signs That Your Marriage is Headed for Trouble

There are few higher highs than falling in love and committing to it for life through a giddy walk down the aisle. Fortified by the recital of deeply personal vows, this journey of a lifetime begins with promise and uncommon joy. Many couples, despite the occasional dust up, manage to successfully protect and actively engage Keep Reading →

20 God-Centered Tips for a Successful Christian Marriage Outside of Church

Going to church when I was a kid was fun. I mean, I got to see my friends and make jokes in the pews and eventually learn a thing or two in Sunday school. I got to see the different roles people had and learned to respect their service in the church. But, I remember Keep Reading →

16 of the Best Marriage Communication Tips All in One Place

It goes without saying that one of the key components to a healthy and successful marriage is positive and effective communication. Without it, arguments run amok and the relationship heads south fast. Increasingly though, more than 50% of marriages today fall victim to poor communication and either end in divorce or are at the edge Keep Reading →

5 Undeniable Signs There is Still Hope for Your Failing Marriage

Recently, I learned of a couple who, after 40 years of marriage, were struggling to keep their relationship afloat. Needless to say, I was shocked. And, while I have no intention of judging their situation, I do wonder where things went wrong. To be honest, it scared me. The good news is that they weren’t Keep Reading →

Try These 3 Knock Out Punches When Fighting to Turn Your Marriage Around

Were you deeply in love with your spouse when you got married? Most people are. Here is the person who you have taken the time to get to know, appreciate, adore, and then love. A future together feels right. So, you take the leap. You jump the broom. You join the club. And, for a Keep Reading →

3 Heart Strong Ways to Stay True to Your Vow of Celibacy

For a long time, celibacy was seen as a thing for nuns and priests, you know, people of the cloth. Anyone outside of these life choices was viewed as having a few screws loose if they opted to join this club. So, here you are. You’ve decided to become celibate. But now you’re catching flack from everybody Keep Reading →

5 Financial Tips to Keep Money from Ruining Your Relationship

By: Dr. George James Some say that money is the root of all evil while others believe the love of money is the source of all evil.  In loving committed relationships, money can become the evil that breaks the couple up.  In a healthy relationship, it is important for the couple to talk about money, Keep Reading →

3 Ways to Take Your Marriage Off Auto-Pilot and Avoid the Crash and Burn

There’s nothing like the excitement of a new relationship. I recently went to a friend’s birthday party and watched as she interacted with a gentleman I didn’t know. However, their body language said it all. His eyes followed her around the room. Her smile brightened each time he was near her.  She leaned in toward Keep Reading →