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9. “I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” (Matthew 5:28)

This is one of Jesus’ teaching about adultery and he raises the standard to include “mental infidelity.” Our motives, our thoughts and our fantasies matter. We need to be mentally monogamous as well as physically monogamous. This is such a high standard and it removes the option for destructive (yet common) things like porn in a marriage. For more on this, check out my post onĀ The Truth about Porn.

Dave Willis marriage quote davewillis.org quotes don't just be physically monogamous be mentally monogamous too true intimacy begins in the heart and the mind not the bedroom

#10 could bring more peace and less stress to your marriage

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