Marriage

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Finding My Way Out of a Painful Marriage

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We were a picture-perfect Christian couple. We married in a beautiful ceremony—the climax of the fairy tale all Christian girls long for. Only it wasn’t a Christian fairy tale.
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Yes . . . I’m single

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Instead of filling the empty void with yet another 11.11 online deal purchase, binging on romcoms, or sighing despondently over the non-existence of your “significant other”, why not indulge in our range of handpicked articles selected just for you.
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3 Helpful Practices We Do as Newlyweds

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It has been nine months since my husband and I exchanged our wedding vows, and every time I look at my husband, my heart grows warm with gratitude. Every day I am amazed at how good God is to have brought him into my life. Some people would probably dismiss this as a “honeymoon” phase, especially those who see marriage as a scary commitment, rife with burden and trouble.
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What You Won't See in Our Wedding Photos

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It’s day four of our 10-day honeymoon, and I’m sitting by a little gas fire, alone. My husband and I have been looking forward to our honeymoon for weeks. But this trip is not quite what I hoped it would be.
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Why We Saved Our First Kiss for the Wedding

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On New Year’s Day this year, great anticipation gripped my heart as I walked down the aisle. At the altar stood my soon-to-be husband, Kaizer. We had finally arrived at our long-awaited moment—our first kiss. 
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Single, Dating or Married?

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Looking to dip in on some relationship tips? Perhaps it’s about navigating dating life, singlehood, or your newly married status. Or perhaps you’d like to recapture the heady days of your marriage—well, good news, we may have the thing for you!
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What I Learned from Marrying Someone of a Different Faith

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I knew I had compromised. I had accepted this man who believes in God and accepts the Bible in some measure. What mattered most, I thought, was that he loved and accepted me as I am.
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Married—But I'm Still Lonely

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Even though my husband was literally just a few feet away on the couch (clear proof that I wasn’t alone), it made little difference at that moment. I was longing for the kind of soul-nourishing intimacy that comes with female friendships—the willingness to listen and talk at length, the gentle tone, the comforting hug or touch on the shoulder, and most of all, hearing them say, “I know what you mean” or “Yeah, me too!” 
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Why Do I Want a Significant Other?

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I was four years old when I told my mum that I’d like to get married when I’m older. “Because,” I told my mum excitedly, “I’d like to wear a white dress—just like Cinderella!”. I’m now in my 30s, and I'm still single.