Healing A Marriage

Day 1 of 8 • This day’s reading

Devotional

Dreams and Expectations

Where you start in marriage largely determines where you’ll end up. How can we expect marriage to fulfill our dreams and expectations if they aren’t articulated or well defined?

The process of investigating and sharing our deepest desires for marriage is on-going. But we can make significant progress and possibly avoid conflict if we spend some time thinking about what we hoped for most at the start.

For this first day, go on a mental exploration together to think about the dream you had of what marriage would be like when you were a child, teenager, or even as an adult.

What expectations did you have?

How have those changed since you were married?

What specific ways could you make your near future relationship better match your previous idea?

 

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