Some Hopefully Helpful Advice For Your Weird Marriage

4 Jan

john pavlovitz

CakeTopper
Several times every day on my social media timelines, I see links shared featuring experts offering marriage advice.

Some are better than others, and nearly all have some general wisdom that is helpful, but most of the time they suffer from the same fatal flaw.

Invariably when someone writes a blog or column about how to have a better, more intimate, more successful marriage, they begin with the assumption that all marriages are created equal, all striving to reach the same place.

This couldn’t be further from the truth, and those of us who have been married for any length of time understand this on a deeply personal level, because most of us know how very strange our marriage often seems to us.

Most of the relationship resources, (especially Christian-generated ones) come from the perspective of what men need, or what women want, yet they are so often based on a generalized, stereotyped idea…

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