We all bring expectations into our marriage – whether it be things you DO want from your spouse or things you DON’T want – often based on what your family traditions were.
Have you ever wondered what’s the most important shape in marriage? Probably not before you read the sentence above.
Today’s question has the potential to impact both the day-to-day moments in your marriage, and the long-term trajectory of your marriage. Many of us bring this question into marriage, and we never change it. But this has huge ramifications on our marriage and can be very damaging.
Before marriage, romance often seems easy. Without kids, financial pressures and annoying habits, keeping the spark alive feels effortless. But after marriage, spouses often stop dating and take one another for granted.
Whether we think about them or not, we all have relational needs. Today we’re looking at the top ten relational needs, as found in the research done by Dr. David and Teresa Ferguson. Have you ever felt these needs? Join us as we consider whether it’s reasonable to expect our spouse to meet them all.