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Removing The Veil: As a Newlywed Wife Do You Give It All Away?

Removing The Veil: As a Newlywed Wife Do You Give It All Away?

Most of us have been taught that it is more noble to give than to receive. Many newlywed wife’s feel compelled to “Give It All Away” when they don’t know where their focus should be when begining their marriage relationship. While giving can be a wonderful, heart-warming experience, giving too much of our time and energy can be detrimental to […]

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Removing The Veil: Do You Have the Spouse-Pleasing Syndrome?

Removing The Veil: Do You Have the Spouse-Pleasing Syndrome?

Pleasing other people—who could find fault with that? Isn’t it a good thing to consider the needs of others, to be gracious, to be nice? By all means! But for many, the desire to please becomes an addictive need to please others, even at the expense of their own health and happiness. It takes a toll on health, relationships and […]

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Removing The Veil: How Controlling Are You?

Removing The Veil: How Controlling Are You?

We all know them…the folks who MUST CONTROL EVERYTHING. Perhaps it’s the mother-in-law whom you secretly call “Controller of the Universe,” or the boss at work who has to have a hand in every little detail of your work, or the parent who directs every aspect of their child’s life. However well-meaning controlling people might be, their actions often result […]

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Removing The Veil: What Type of Newlywed Wife Are You?

Removing The Veil: What Type of Newlywed Wife Are You?

It is common for newlywed wife to begin married life with not much thought to the type of spouse you are, let alone take the time to get curious on the type of spouse you consciously want to be. There are a couple common traps I see over and over among many newlywed wife’s ♥  How controlling are you? ♥ […]

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Removing The Veil: Top 10 Ways to Deepen Intimacy

Removing The Veil: Top 10 Ways to Deepen Intimacy

True intimacy with another is not a given nor is it an impossible dream. The poet Rilke once advised a friend that a good marriage does not create “a quick community of spirit by tearing down and destroying all boundaries,” but rather appoints the other “guardian of his solitude.” Rilke’s comments, applicable to all committed partnerships, point to the mutual […]

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