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How Bad Christian Marriage Advice Hurt a Good Couple

You don't have to have a destructive marriage to be hurt by bad marriage advice.  We're ending up our series on Marriage Misdiagnosis, looking at how all too often Christian marriage advice misdiagnoses the problem, and gives the wrong solution. We've talked a lot...

I Followed Christian Marriage Advice–And Failed My Husband

When Christian marriage advice goes wrong, we can end up following it to the letter--and failing our spouses. In the summer, when Rebecca and I were talking about this, one long-time reader sent me in her story, which illustrates this well, and I saved it to run...

If You Pray Hard Enough, Will God Save Your Marriage?

If you just have enough faith, and if you just pray enough, then shouldn't God save your marriage? The first women's Bible study I ever went to, I think right around the time Rebecca was born, was for the book Power of a Praying Wife. The book has sold 8,000,000...

Why Holding Up Stories of Radical Healing and Forgiveness in Marriage May Backfire

We have an addiction to fairytales--even when it comes to marriage. We love the Disney princesses who are rescued by the princes. We love stories of redemption. And we love our miracles! But sometimes I fear that our love and longing for the extraordinary is used in...
How Bad Christian Marriage Advice Hurt a Good Couple

How Bad Christian Marriage Advice Hurt a Good Couple

You don't have to have a destructive marriage to be hurt by bad marriage advice.  We're ending up our series on Marriage Misdiagnosis, looking at how all too often Christian marriage advice misdiagnoses the problem, and gives the wrong solution. We've talked a lot...

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