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Why Did I get Married?

When counseling pre-marital & marital couples, one of the first questions we ask them is, “Why do you want to get married? Or “Why did you get married?” The responses of both groups are always in the same neighborhood of: “We love each other, ” “We are best friends,” or

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Finding the FUN in your Marriage

I recently took my daughter to the dentist office for her annual cleaning and x-rays. The dentist office was unlike anything I had ever seen – it was completely and totally tailored to the desires of children. The waiting room had several video game stations for kids to play their

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Fairytale vs. Faith

Every married couple probably enjoys the story of “Cinderella.”  I read the story as a child and my wife and I have watched numerous movie versions of it over the years (some better than others).  While I enjoyed the book as a child, some of the movies as an adult,

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The Death of the Super-Marriage

I am a huge fan of comic book superheroes.  One of my favorite superheroes is of course, Superman.  I was shocked, along with the rest of the nation, when the unimaginable happened in 1992:  Superman died!  How could that happen?  Superman is…well, he is Superman for goodness sakes.  He is

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The March of Marriage

By Derrick B. Barbee. I am a huge sports fan! If you are like me, this time of the year brings about tremendous anticipation as you look forward to the end of the Men’s College Basketball’s regular season and conference tournaments and to the beginning of the “real” season: The

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Grief & Loss

By Tracy Barbee. Losing a love one, a job, or ending a relationship is never easy for anyone to experience, but as we continue to live, it will never fail that we will all experience some type of grief & loss in our life. The hurt and pain of the

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