Couples can fight their way into a divorce court, or they can fight their way to a better marriage. We all long for the latter. No one stands at the altar, hoping one day their relationship will fail. Rather, they dream of the increased closeness they’ll experience day by day as God melds their heart to their spouse’s. We all long for intimacy, to be fully known, our rough edges and all, and yet, to be loved deeply.
But how do we get there? What do we do when our rough edges scrape against our spouse’s, and our sinful tendencies crash against theirs?
Conflict happens but our marriage doesn’t have to end up a casualty. By following some clear, biblical guidelines, we can fight in such a way that builds, rather than destroys, our marriage.
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