A Valentine’s Day Meditation

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Part Two: Al and Tipper Gore: A Cautionary Tale: Resentment and Stubbornness: Two Handmaidens of Disaster

This is Dr. Wall’s second blog on the recent Al and Tipper Gore announcement of the end of their marriage after 40 years. Here he explores two more ways long-term marriages can meet their demise: Resentment and Stubbornness.  For the first in the series click here....

Part Eleven: Living As Roommates: Love With Dignity and Grace

Dr. Wall continues his series on living as married roommates vs. living as husband and wife by looking at just a few of the consequences of divorce. Married roommates too often divorce without ever learning really how to love. He suggests, maybe, just maybe, we should...

Part Nine: Living As Roommates: A Primer on Sexual Desire

Dr. Wall continues his series on roommates vs. husbands and wives (for others in this series click here) by explaining how our changing sexual desire patterns over our lifetimes can be a source of hurt and divorce or vitality and enhancement. Fluctuating sexual desire...

Part Four: Living As Roommates: What if Your Wife or Husband Was Priority Number One Instead of Your Kids?

Dr. Wall continues his series on roommates vs. husband and wife by looking at the temptation parents have to invest in their kids and ignore each other. This is fine for roommates; not for husband and wife. Husbands, love your wives. Ephesians 5:25 Whenever a client...