Men, Avoid This Sneaky Trap That Will Kill Your Marriage

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 25, 2016

Last week, speaking primarily to women, we revealed the sneaky trap that will quietly but efficiently kill any marriage: Never, ever, ever think your spouse “shouldn’t” be hurt by something that wouldn’t hurt you. The same trap can and often…

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The One Sneaky Trap That Will Kill Your Marriage

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 18, 2016

“If I had heard this a few years ago, I wouldn’t be divorced today.” I can’t tell you how often I have heard that phrase.  Most recently last weekend, after the worship services at a mega church in the Midwest. …

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What Men Need Most From the Woman They Love

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 4, 2016

While we women enjoy hearing our man tell us “I love you” often to reassure us of his love, men are not affected by hearing us say, “Honey, I respect you” but they do love to hear things like “I’m…

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Why I’m Grateful for My Daughter’s First Car Accident

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 29, 2016

This might sound odd, but I’m really, really grateful for my 16-year-old daughter’s car accident yesterday. Yes, you read that right. She got her license a few months ago, and is a careful, conscientious driver.  She’s uncomfortable going five miles…

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Will My Man Love Me Even When I Act Unlovable?

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 13, 2016

Several people have passed along this hilarious GIF – but have also wondered why it strikes such a chord to see a little girl’s ugly tantrum and the caption “I need a man who loves me even when I act…

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3 Reasons Your Wife Plays Games Instead of Telling You What She Wants

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 7, 2016

Not long ago, someone we know got engaged via a multi-stage, elaborate proposal that had clearly taken an immense amount of thought and effort.  A mutual friend, upon hearing the story, told him, “Good job.  Only 9,999,999 tests left to…

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2 Things to Do if You Want Your Teen to Talk to You

By Shaunti Feldhahn on June 29, 2016

“How was school?” (Shrug.)  “Fine.” “What did you do?” “Nothin’.” If this sounds familiar, join the club!   Not only do I have two teenagers, but I’ve interviewed and surveyed about 3,000 of them for For Parents Only and other books,…

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Want a Great Marriage? Ask yourself this sneakily important question! 

By Shaunti Feldhahn on June 27, 2016

Whether you want to improve a difficult marriage or celebrate a great one, I’ve seen in all the research — especially for The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages — that one of the best possible things you can do is…

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3 Reasons Your Porn Use Makes Your Wife Feel Awful

By Shaunti Feldhahn on June 23, 2016

Men, in more than a dozen years of research about how guys privately think about things like sex and porn use, I’ve seen a striking pattern. Although nearly all men are visually tempted today, and many hate and struggle against…

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3 reasons why you should initiate sex with your husband

By Shaunti Feldhahn on June 8, 2016

Although this article is for women, I’m sure some astonished men are looking in, and asking, “What do you mean why you should initiate sex?!”   To guys, the answer is completely obvious!  It reminds me of that line from…

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