Marriage

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by: Al and Lisa Robertson When we are first called to help a couple in crisis, we often wonder what the motivation is that the partners have for wanting to save their marriage.  First of all, we believe that God has placed permanence in our hearts - it’s in our DNA to desire lasting and meaningful marriage relationships.  Most cultures throughout history have honored marriages that endure the test of time.  Most people understand that a cheating spouse is a dishonorable spouse. Take a man’s wife in almost any culture, and you’ll soon find out that people expect...

By: Al Robertson In our latest book, we shared the story of Anna and Trey.  If you want the full narrative, you can read it in chapter seven, Put Down Those Stones.  But the short version is that their marriage was one step away from being irrevocably shattered because of a whole host of sexual sins and infidelities. Even though Trey had a hand in leading Anna into sexual sin, when he felt betrayed, he not only didn’t freely admit to his own sin at first, but he took an aggressive and judgmental position against his wife.  Those...