Five Strategies to Improve your Marriage

A lot of people feel trapped in a dissatisfying or troubled marriage. They feel powerless to ‘fix’ it because their spouse refuses to join them in counselling or a marriage enrichment course. Yet in truth, there are lots of things a husband or wife can do on their own that can have a dramatic impact.…

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Two of Us: Negativity

An exercise to help us grow in the area of ‘affirmation’ rather than ‘criticism’ to enrich our relationships rather than grid-lock them. Reflect Separately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions. Write some notes and then share your answers more fully with your spouse.   Prayer Father,  You have chosen me to…

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Two of Us: Compliments and Criticisms

An exercise to understand the impact compliments and criticisms have in our individual relationships. It can be quite easy to give someone either, but the effect is usually greater than we initially think. Reflect Separately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions. Write some notes and then share your answers more fully…

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Two of Us: Family

An exercise for couples to assess their family life and what areas could be improved. Reflect Separately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions. Write some notes and then share your answers more fully with your spouse.     Prayer Do I tell you often that I love you Father? I do,…

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Two of Us: Being Better

In what ways can I improve my behaviors and attitudes for the benefit of both my spouse and my family? Reflect Separately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions. Write some notes and then share your answers more fully with your spouse.     Prayer I know You want the best for…

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Two of Us: Personal Habits

A couple exercise to recognise your habits, both good and bad, in relation to your spouse and understand the values behind each of your expressions of emotion.   Reflect Separately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions. Write some notes and then share your answers more fully with your spouse.    …

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