If you do not want to lose the flame of your marriage, consider these effective ways to restore intimacy in marriage.
One of the main reasons spouses drift apart is the hectic schedules and work patterns inevitably associated with professional life.
Marriage is one of the most permanent human institutions. After courting your beloved for months or even years, the natural consequence is that you will settle down and start your own family with them.
You only marry a person when you know that you wouldn’t mind spending the rest of your life with only one person.
Before continuing with this article, please review the preamble included at the beginning of this series, "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating." * * * PART 5: Navigating the Early Stages of a Relationship » My last article, "Biblical Dating: Navigating the Early Stages of a Relationship," sought to apply some of the principles we've discussed in this series to the early stages of a dating relationship.
We talked about how to establish intentions for the early stages, appropriate topics of conversation, types of dates and level of emotional investment.
Guys, again the brunt of the work falls to you here. Let me also reiterate that, like asking someone to date initially, It's just a marker to say things are going well, and as far as you're concerned, the game is changing.
With nine-to-five jobs (sometimes even longer) keeping you on your toes at all times, and presentations, finances, and other job-related engagements keeping one or both of you always occupied, spending time with each other moves down the priority list.
If you want to restore intimacy in marriage, you have to take time out every single day to just sit and talk with your spouse.
That truth has brought immeasurable emotional pain and other consequences to many Christians.
Worse, it has brought great dishonor to the name of Christ and to the witness of individuals and the church. For Christians, the Lord has given us his Word, and the Holy Spirit helps us to understand it.