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.
An affair can be earth-shaking for the people involved. The relationship has been broken and there is now a new foundation of trust, honesty, and pursuit that needs to be built. In this article, Dr. Paul Friesen continues to share steps to rebuild that foundation for your marriage after experiencing an affair. Take a look at these steps to see how you can work towards restoration and forgiveness in your relationship.
Affairs, whether physical or emotional, are a really bad idea, so please take every precaution not to have one. Fortunately, affairs do not need to end a marriage. If genuine repentance and restoration driven by forgiveness and grace are experienced, there is no reason the marriage cannot survive and even thrive. Here are 8 important truths on the road to reconciliation.
In his book, Before You Save the Date, author and speaker, Dr. Paul Friesen poses 21 questions dealing with Convictions, Character, Compatibility and Chemistry to help couples assess their decision to move forward with marriage. Whether you are engaged, pre-engaged or just dating, you can use these questions to help you grow closer together and to clarify your relationship.
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