I am all about self-development and improvement which covers all aspects of our lives and investing in our marriages is one which is vital. I am in the 5th year of marriage and I have learnt a lot in this time. I will not call myself an expert in marriage but as a Christian household we believe that God is the creator of marriage so I have a list of my best reads; 5 books plus a bonus book, every christian married woman and man needs to read and apply.
This book is excellent and very blunt, she teaches what the role of the wife is and it goes against modern popular belief of feminism but has godly doctrine and God’s way is the best way.
If you are a christian then you have probably heard about this book already. This book is about learning how to meet each others deep emotional needs to feel loved. Gary covers 5 main areas.
- Words of Affirmation
- Quality time
- Receiving Gifts
- Acts of Service
- Physical touch.
Understanding your partner’s emotional needs creates an great marriage environment. Highly recommend. Even if you are not married yet.
This book is all about communication and making your partner happy. You can love someone but not be happy with them, when we are not happy we all have a tendency to look elsewhere to find happiness. This book explains that a good marriage is not about just about love, its about making each other happy.
In this book Carolyn explores the seven virtues in Titus 2 and just how to be a spiritual woman, wife and mother. Very practical tips included.
This book breaks down the value of marriage, a gift from God, established to bless us and ultimately reflect Christ and the Church. They write from an experience prespective.
The bible is the ultimate book every Christian needs to read. It covers everything we need to have a fulfilling marriage with the ultimate scripture in Ephesians 5 vs 25-33, to summarize ‘Husbands love your Wives and Wives respect your Husbands’. If we play our roles as God has ordained then we have a greater chance of having a great marriage.
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