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Why Porn Shouldn’t Be in Marriage

The Effects of Porn in Marriage
We are always looking for ways to spice up the bedroom (just look at all of our intimate moments posts!), because sex is an important and fun aspect of marriage. However there is something we do not advise: porn in marriage. The use of porn by males is usually discussed, but we're here to tell you why it shouldn't be used by the two of you together and how it is a rising problem for women.

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Date Night Intervention

Date Night Intervention

Date Night Intervention
What do you do when your date night gets stuck in a rut?? You call a date night intervention, of course!

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As you know, all of us divas believe that date night is super important! However, even the most dedicated couples can fall into a routine of always doing the same thing or even having good intentions for date night... but not following through! Yes, life...

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How Pornography Affects Marriage

How Porn Puts Your Marriage in Danger

Pornography and How it Affects Marriage
Today we're talking about a topic that isn't as fun as our usual creative date ideas and romance tips. And I'll freely admit, we're a little nervous to venture into these unfamiliar waters. However, as a site dedicated to strengthening marriages, we feel strongly that it's a topic that needs to be more openly and candidly discussed and studied. That's why today we're tackling the (sometimes uncomfortable and awkward) topic of......

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An Open Letter To My Husband

Dear Husband,
I feel like the world must weigh on you a lot. In a time that says women don't need men to make them happy, my heart breaks a little for you. Yes, I'm sure I could survive without you. I'm sure I would have happiness. I'm sure our children would grow to be decent human beings.
But life without you?

You fill me with more joy and passion and completeness and life and love than I could have ever imagined. You are part of my soul. Perhaps I don't need...

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Teaching Your Children By Example

Use Your Example to Teach Your Children
L. R. Knost, author of The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline, states, "Our children are watching how we live far more than they are hearing what we say. They are learning how to live by our choices, not by our words." We want to make sure that our children are learning the good not the bad. {Snatch the book up here if you want o read more!} 
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Our Top 12 Favorite Marriage Books

Our Top 12 Favorite Marriage Books

 12 Books That Will
Transform Your Marriage
 
Today we wanted to share a dozen of our very favorite marriage books with you!  These are books that we Divas have read and loved and whole-heartedly recommend.  We know that life is busy and we women don't always have a lot of spare time to sit and relax and read a good book.  However, we also believe that we need to be intentional about our marriages, and you might be surprised how small, consistent efforts...

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100 Go-To Budgeting Resources

The Absolute Best Tips and Advice for Financial Success
We all know that one of the greatest challenges in marriage is dealing with budgets and learning to agree on all aspects of your finances. In order to help you {and your marriage} out, we've gathered all of the BEST places to find great budget ideas, tips and tricks!

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Organization is key when you're working on your budget,...

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Helping a Spouse with Depression

Overcoming Depression to have a Happy Marriage
Depression is a very important topic that hits close to home for so many people, including myself. It is true that depression in marriage can be a real trial for both the spouse with depression and the spouse that is trying to understand and help.

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10 Things Husbands Wish Wives Knew

10 Things Husbands Wish Wives Knew

If there's one thing that pretty much everyone knows about marriage it's that communication is key!  It's really hard to improve your relationship if you don't know how your spouse is feeling or what he's thinking.  Right?  So we divas decided to find out!
We created a survey that asked husbands what they really wish their wives knew.  
Then we sent it out to all of our husbands to fill out.  {Anonymously, of course, so they could be completely honest without...

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