Marriage and "the family"

When we marry our spouse, often times we are marrying a person we fall in love with. What most of us come to realize is that we are also marrying their family. Marital discord due to family involvement is one of the greatest challenges couples face. What is important to remember is that marriage is a commitment of 3: Man, Wife and God. This holy trinity must never be infiltrated with others opinions, thoughts, or remarks. Of course it is not easy dealing with overbearin

Marriage is a Climb

The pinnacle of any kind of relationship is one that is intimate. Not necessarily intimate in a physical sense, although that often counts; but intimate in the sense where the other person knows another's triggers, and weaknesses. Often times in a marriage, couples have not yet fully understood or resolved their own individual life challenges. In some cases they may be unaware that they have any issues at all. But then they find themselves married, and with marriage comes