Less than six months into our marriage, I was almost certain we weren’t going to make it. As I reflect today, I am 100% sure we would not have made it! One event transformed the course of our marriage, and now, 12 years later I am 100% certain we will make it, ’til death do us part.
We were married in June of 2001, and that fall our church offered spiritual development classes. We decided to sign up for the marriage class. Neither of us had any idea what to expect, but we were both willing because we both knew this was not going to work if we didn’t do something different. It was the best choice we made in our marriage, as it set the foundation for our marriage from that point forward.
Creating a strong foundation in your marriage
Learning how God designed marriage to work, and actually applying the principles in our relationship changed the game. How we viewed marriage from a spiritual perspective, an emotional perspective, and a practical perspective all changed. I don’t know how couples make it in marriage without a spiritual foundation and faith in God.
Putting faith in God is a proven formula in marriage
In a recent Your Tango article it is revealed in some studies that the combination of faith with therapy leads to real change. Our marriage is living proof. Proven by the change the class made in us, as well as numerous counseling sessions with Christian marriage counselors throughout our marriage.
Below are some points from the Your Tango article to help your marriage, as well as our take aways from our own marriage experience with faith, spirituality, and marriage.
Here are 5 ways faith in God will help your marriage.
Questions: What your thoughts? Do you believe Faith in God can positively impact your relationship?
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