Five Keys to a Truly Romantic Marriage

Five Keys to a Truly Romantic Marriage

Have you seen couples holding hands in public and wondered what happened to the romance you and your spouse used to have? The good news is romance isn’t hard to revive. With just a few changes in behavior (and a spiritual jump-start), you can rekindle the tenderness...
A Hand to Hold When I Grow Old

A Hand to Hold When I Grow Old

My husband and I went on a date to a local dinner theater. Before the show, our stage host made some welcoming remarks and then announced birthdays and anniversaries. A couple at the table just ahead of us waved when their names were called—Mr. and Mrs. Daugherty....
I Needed to Know He Loved Me

I Needed to Know He Loved Me

I used to be so polite when my husband and I were first married, “Excuse me, Sweetheart …” and “Please, Dear, would you … .”  It was easy for my husband to love me then. But during one recent argument, I wondered when I learned to be so hateful toward my spouse....
Obsessing Over Love

Obsessing Over Love

The whole world seems obsessed with love. The music industry, Hollywood, and thousands of years of literature have focused on the idea of loving and being loved. Someone said, “I once asked an old man: Which is more important—to love or to be loved? He replied: which...