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Hurting MarriageMarriage Maintenance

My Spouse Had an Affair…Now What?

My wife Ashley and I love encouraging married couples from all over the world through our ministry at MarriageToday and the XO Marriage Conferences. We love hearing stories of good news when a couple gets engaged or overcomes a hardship in their marriage, but we also hear many stories of heartbreak from couples facing tragedy like discovering evidence of an affair.

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12 Summertime Date Night Ideas

12 Summertime Date Night Ideas By: Dave & Ashley Willis   Summertime is here! It’s one of our favorite times of year. The kids have sticky faces with the remnants […]

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Marriage Maintenance

5 Things Men Should Know About Submission

I have a distant relative who loves his church, loves his children and seems very sincere in his faith and his convictions, but he’s had two divorces in the past five years.

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Marriage Maintenance

21st Century “Submission” for Wives

The word “submission” carries a lot of negative assumptions with it in this day and age. Over the years it’s been so twisted and misused that many Christian married couples are avoiding the subject altogether.

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Hurting Marriage

7 Warning Signs of an Emotional Affair

7 Warning Signs of an Emotional Affair By: Dave Willis I recently received an email from a married woman whose longtime “friendship” with a man at work had crossed some […]

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Communication and NeedsHurting Marriage

4 Things You Should Never Ever Do In Marriage

4 Things You Should Never Ever Do In Marriage By: Dave Willis My great-grandfather was a wise, tough, hard-working Indiana farmer who was married for almost seventy years and together […]

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Communication and Needs

3 Things Your Husband Wishes You Knew About Him

Have you ever wondered what is actually going on in your husband’s brain? When asked what he’s thinking about, a man’s typical response is, “Nothing.” It’s not that we’re always thinking about nothing; it’s usually that we don’t know how to put our feelings into words.

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Sex, Love & Intimacy

Embracing Your Sexiness in the Bedroom

Not too long ago some girlfriends and I started talking about our marriages over lunch. One of my friends shared that she feels like her husband is never satisfied with the frequency of their sex life, and she is frustrated because she feels insecure with her body.

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Sex, Love & Intimacy

Enjoying Sex When You Don’t Like Your Body

One of the most common questions we receive from our blog readers reveals a growing trend in insecurities related to body image and how those insecurities negatively impact a married couple’s sex life.

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Sex, Love & Intimacy

Is Anything “Off Limits” for Married Couples in the Bedroom?

I was eating lunch with a friend recently when he shared some frustrations about his “boring sex life.” I thought he might complain about a lack of frequency (which is the most common complaint I hear from sexually-frustrated spouses), but that wasn’t his grievance.

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Communication and Needs

3 Statements Your Wife Needs to Hear

What you say to your spouse on a consistent basis can make or break your marriage. It’s easy to forget, but it’s something that both husbands and wives need to remember.

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