Valentine's Day is just around the corner and this time of year, media tells a lot of different stories about what love looks like. Don't set yourself up for disappointment this year. Unrealistic expectations can ruin the day for you and your significant other or your spouse. In this blog, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explains how Hollywood is painting an unrealistic picture of what relationships should look like.
Men need each other.
When God created male and female, He made them "like," but "like opposite." They are"like" in that they both are equal image bearers of God, but "opposite" in that they are very distinct in how they think and act. This article by Dr. Paul Friesen explains some of the ways that men and women are different from each other, and four things that men need to acknowledge about the way they connect.
Every relationship has points of tension that can evolve into fights. Couples can sometimes begin believing that disagreements and fights mean that their relationship is doomed to fail. While that isn't necessarily true, there are some signs that your relationship has taken a dangerous turn and needs to be adjusted. These four signs, outlined by marriage researcher Dr. John Gottman, are signs that your relationship may be in trouble.
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