Because Marriage Matters

Today’s Marriage Minute

// Complaints are hidden desires. Instead of complaining, stop and ask yourself “What do I really want?” For example, complaining that your spouse came home later than agreed and never called can be shifted to: “When you are running late, I want you to call me so I can adjust my expectations/planning for your arrival …

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// Where is the FRUIT in your life? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ When our marriage isn’t growing, it might be because there are other things that are more important to us. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Yeah, that is a tough truth to consider, but the proof of what we care most about usually lies in the fruit we see growing in …

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// We get it. You’re afraid to pop the hood. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You’re afraid that opening up means you’re going to have to experience pain. And maybe you’ve been given evidence in the past that says that’s true. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But not here. We’re here to tell you that if you and your spouse both want it, …

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// 🔥Connection first, everything else second – It only works in that order. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you want to transform your marriage, transform your parenting, transform ALL your relationships . . . model something CRUCIAL that Jesus modeled for us(and that’s backed by the best neuroscientists and psychologists in the world)…… ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Build connection first. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ …

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// ***Warning: This is a personal post*** Oh my word. It’s already been a week. A week since our first born turned 5 years old, a week since our tinniest love turned 3 months, and a week of officially homeschooling! We are getting the swing of life with 3 daughters and homeschooling so far has …

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// Let’s get to know each other! We’ll share a few facts about us, and comment below with a few about you! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A little bit more about US… ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We have three beautiful daughters who keep us on our toes daily! We love them dearly and take great pride and joy in raising them. …

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// Because Marriage Matters has come so far since it was founded, just a year and a few months ago! Here’s a peek into our history… ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We started with a handful of couples we had served with Salt and Light Photography. After a few short months in “Beta” mode, marriages were already being transformed, …

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// We become who we spend the most time with. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Are you spending time with people who inspire you and encourage you? Are you spending time with people who have the same values and morals as you have or want to have? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It has been proven that we become like the people we …

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// We are often asked why we quit our successful six figure wedding photography business to start Because Marriage Matters. (See us in action in the photo above!) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The answer is near and dear to our hearts, so we want to share a piece of it with you. 🥰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Once we began having …

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// Continued from our last white square post…. ⠀⠀ Our unhealed self desires healing above all else. However, it operates subconsciously (till we know how to notice). ⠀⠀ God created us so intricately, it’s amazing! Our bodies send our brain signals to get us to notice and respond. Like when we feel pain. For example, …

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// Our unhealed self will create painful situations between us and our spouse so we can dialogue about how we’re going to heal. When that dialogue is done properly, we heal and are no longer so easily vulnerable to injuring each other. ⠀⠀ Have you experienced painful situations in your marriage? Has your spouse helped …

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// When we assume we know our spouses opinion, values or thoughts (or assume that they have the same as we do in any given circumstance) we negate their very existence. ⠀⠀ They are their own unique person with unique life experience, upbringing, views, thoughts and opinions. No matter how long you’ve known your spouse …

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