Marriage

A happy marriage based on mutual respect and abiding love is every couple's dream. Those who stay married because they view their marriage as a sacred union of two souls are an inspiration to others, particularly couples who are experiencing marriage problems.

Marion and Gene revisited the things that made them each fall in love.

How Marriage Counseling and Communication Revived a Relationship

Contributing Editor Marion Bond West worried that her marriage had gone stale, but a pair of lists and a wise counselor helped her reconnect with her husband.

This Bride Traded in Bouquets for Puppies

This Bride Traded in Bouquets for Puppies

This North Carolina bride decided to ditch flowers and carry adoptable puppies during a bridal photo shoot.

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Couple talking about their finances over food and drinks.

Why You Need a Financial Planning Date Night

Here are some personal finance areas to discuss with your partner on improving your financial future together.

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Simple ways to show love.

Simple Ways to Show Love

As Valentine’s Day approaches, little gifts that don’t cost a lot, if anything.

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Love Don’t Cost A Thing: 5 Free Romantic Ideas for Your Valentine

From an epic all-day adventure to a trip down memory lane, here are 5 free things to do with your love this Valentine's Day.

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Clinical psychologist, author and relationship expert Dr. Paulette Sherman

Dr. Paulette Sherman on the Mysteries of Love

In this series of videos, clinical psychologist, author and relationship expert Dr. Paulette Sherman explores the path of romance, from crushes to forging a solid, supportive long-term relationship.

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Elderly couple holding hands

The Science Behind a Broken Heart

Is there science behind the phenomenon of couples dying together? 

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A father's prayer on his daughter's wedding.

A Prayer for My Daughter on Her Wedding Day

A father anticipates the joy and blessings of officiating at his daughter’s wedding.

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We try to define love, but often it defines us.

The Unbreakable Connection of Love

Assistant Editor Dan Hoffman realizes how love often transcends the ways we try to define it.

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Marion Bond West with her husband, Gene

Marion Bond West on the Lists That Revived Her Marriage

Guideposts Contributing Editor Marion Bond West and her husband, Gene, share how compiling of a pair of lists, each detailing what the other partner did to make the list-maker feel loved, helped to strengthen their marriage.

Celebrating a long marriage of ups and downs, connection and prayer.

The True Meaning of Love

Praying together and enjoying each other’s company have connected these two souls over the years.

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happy married couple

How to Stay Happily Married

Seven married couples describe the habits and attitudes that help keep their marriages happy.

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Inspiring Quotes About Love and Marriage

Inspiring Quotes About Love and Marriage

Celebrate the ups and downs, blessings and challenges of marriage with these uplifting and amusing quotes!

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5 ways to show God that you love Him.

Use the '5 Love Languages' for God

Just as we show appreciation in our relationships, there are ways to demonstrate our love to God.

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