Where’s all the deep connection Christ cares so much about?

“LOVE one another.” It was Christ’s final imperative that has ongoing effect. His command to all believers. Just as He loved His disciples, with perfection of unction, He said we should love each other. Jesus wants us to love each other with such a passion that it transforms us from the inside out. And it would. If only we would do it. If we would only throw ourselves into our real-life relationships. And make of these the very substance of our lives, spurning those other things we spend all our…

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How to make your long distance relationship work

It’s difficult to be faithful when two people are so far apart, that maintaining communication becomes increasingly difficult the longer the relationship lasts, that insecurities often arise because one person can’t be around to see what the other is doing, etc. But the truth of the matter is that long distance relationships can work just like other relationships can. The truth is that dating is hard and takes commitment from both parties. Below you can find tips on how to strengthen your bond with your significant other. Avoid Communicating Too…

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Is it hard to leave an abusive relationship when they are emotionally dependent?

When someone is in a situation that doesn’t serve them, it is going to be in their best interests to move on. Nevertheless, it might not be possible for them to walk away and to put this all behind them. The Next Step The reason for this is that one could be in a job that is paying them the money that they need to survive. Therefore, if they were to just walk away, there life could end up getting even worse. In order for them to get away, they…

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How to save your relationship on your own

Whenever I tell someone that they don’t have to wait for their partner to commit to saving their relationship, I always get a quizzical look and sometimes downright scepticism: Doesn’t it take two people to make a relationship work? Let’s be clear, in over twenty-five years, working as a marital therapist, I’ve yet to meet a couple where the responsibility for getting into a mess is not pretty evenly spread. Six of one and half a dozen of the other. So I have a lot of sympathy for people who’re…

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