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The Biblical Attraction of Indebted Tattooed Women

In Men Prefer Debt-Free Virgins Without Tattoos, Lori Alexander asks “Do you know how much more attractive debt-free virgins (without tattoos) are to young men?” She never answers the question nor cites a survey of young men showing what the … Continue reading

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The Husband Who Never Lets His Wife Do Anything – a parable in dialogue

“My wife’s away at one of those women’s conferences this weekend.” “Do they have good speakers lined up?” “You got me. I just figured it’s nice for the ladies to have some time away together. That way they can talk … Continue reading

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The Couple That Chores Together Snores Together

I was joking with Bronwyn and Ellen over coffee about me having a week off and planning to do a lot of running around to get things done with my wife. “The couple that chores together snores together,” I told … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Husbands – the failure to follow Scripture and revere Christ

Tucked into a lengthy passage on how all who belong to Jesus are to submit to one another because of Jesus himself (Ephesians 5:18-6:9) is an interesting point about wives and husbands: For the husband is the head of the … Continue reading

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Men are Not Lords over Women – overcoming the unbiblical savior complex

A recent commenter on this blog relied on this passage for the lordship of husbands over wives: Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as … Continue reading

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30 Years Married – an anniversary post

[If today’s post gives you the impression I love my wife, you’re correct. Today is our 30th anniversary and to celebrate I am re-running this post that appeared on Valentine’s Day 2013.] Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was … Continue reading

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Decision-Making in a Marriage Full of Forks in the Road

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it!” – Yogi Berra Imagine you are going through life and you come to one of life’s forks in the road. If you’re like me, you’ll want to know something … Continue reading

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Staying Home While My Wife Goes Out Is Fine With Me

[A dialog based on too many conversations, and some turns I would have liked those conversations to have taken.] *** “What’d you do this weekend?” “I spent Saturday morning in the kitchen cutting up vegetables to roast.” “Aren’t you married?” … Continue reading

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Affairs Don’t Start with Texts

In this guest post, Sarah Taras and Jon Wymer respond to Relevant Magazine’s article Is It OK for Married People to Text the Opposite Sex. *** Don’t do in private what you wouldn’t do in public. It’s an important message. … Continue reading

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Marriage: A Means to Holiness or to Happiness?

Marriage Isn’t for Everyone Marriage isn’t for everyone. Then again, being single isn’t for everyone either. As Paul said, not getting married can be the best thing for someone’s relationship to God: I wish that all of you [married people] … Continue reading

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