Marriage is for losers

Dr. Kelly Flanagan, a clinical psychologist and writer, wrote a blogpost titled “Marriage Is for Losers.” In it, he wrote, “If marriage is going to work, it needs to become a contest

Be the first loser

When I was young, people would ask me, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My first answer was the traditional fireman. Then, during adolescence

From tell to show

I have one question that—if asked every morning and lived out every day—could cause the most stagnant marriages to grow again.

Ordinary, everyday love

A traditional Christian song resonates with a chorus reminding us, “They will know we are Christians by our love, by our love.” Others know we belong to Jesus

Thaw a marriage

A while back I read this tweet from a teenager: “My love life will never be satisfactory until someone runs through an airport to stop me from getting on a flight.”

Fleeting feelings

Many marriages are in trouble because one spouse or both are trying desperately to re-create the feelings of springtime love. Springtime love makes you feel

The most excellent marriage

There are lots of ways to do something, but I believe there is usually one best way. For example, when we traveled from Texas to Wisconsin

The secret to contentment

Libby and I moved to Dallas from the Midwest. Wow. Culture shock. In the Midwest, I was fairly content. But in Dallas, Porsches replaced pickups

Daily bread

A few years ago, we were sitting at the dining room table, about to share a meal as a family. A huge brick of cheese sat in the middle of the table.

Debt's kryptonite

Libby and I usually start our day with a green shake—a bunch of kale, spinach, apple, avocado, and protein powder. It’s pure goodness. I know...

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