All Posts Tagged ‘communication’

Military Love Languages

There’s a big difference between being “in love” and truly loving your spouse. Being “in love” is a euphoric experience.  We’re emotionally obsessed with one another.  We feel we belong to each other, that we can conquer any problems that come our way.  Unfortunately, this isn’t real intimacy; it’s only an illusion.  It’s also temporary. […]

Defending the Military Marriage

Servicemen and women get top-notch training to complete their mission to defend life and liberty. But they sometimes find that they’re ill-equipped to complete the lifelong mission spelled out in their wedding vows, especially while facing the unique challenges, pressure, and transitions of military life. To help military couples cope with, and even thrive, in […]

Take the Deployment Dare

Have you read the book “The Love Dare” or watched the movie “Fireproof”? You may have had the thought, “What good is it to do ‘The Love Dare’ when we’re so far apart during this deployment?” Actually, in some ways, The Love Dare is easier to do while separated! Don’t let Satan deceive you into thinking […]

Challenges of Deployment

Case Study: Al and Marie are young newlyweds in the military who moved into the home next door a few months ago. Everything is new to this young couple–being away from home, learning to depend on one another–all complicated by the fact that this is their first duty assignment. Al came home today with some […]

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