A few years ago, our house flooded so badly we had to gut the house and take it down to the studs. It was at this time that our contractor found some problems with our house’s foundation. There were some cracks and deterioration in the pillars that were holding up the house. My contractor explained that if we didn’t fix the foundation, we could do all the framing, drywall, painting to make the house look nice all we wanted but without making the foundation sound, we’d always struggle to have a firm structure.
Among the things newlyweds should know is this truth: Wedding vows frame an uncertain future in the light of the present. The bride and groom declare their intense love in that moment, confident that their love surely will help them handle the road ahead. It seems simple: Love is all they need and will see […]
Regularly scheduled and spontaneous date nights long have been effective for spouses to build and deepen their relationship. And with limited options during a pandemic that has stressed a lot of marriages, having date nights is harder than usual. But it’s part of what wives need from their husbands. While I continue to advocate for […]