"We experienced things and
feelings we have never felt before. It was spiritual,
emotional and moving..."
dictionary defines “survival” as a living or continuing
longer than another person or thing; or one that
survives. How many marriages today find themselves in
the survival mode? The answer would be there are a lot.
The primary cause would be those things that once
stimulated and invigorated the marriage seem to be a
Empty nesters are couples
who must learn again how to focus on each other as their
children are no longer their major concern or
responsibility. At this junction of their lives, the
focus now has shifted to spending more time together
than in times past. Even in the empty nest years, each
spouse still has needs that need be met...
It’s interesting how there are times in a marital
relationship when things seem to be going along just
fine, then a “He did what! or She did what!” becomes the
topic of the day. Often times in marriage, a spouse will
make a mistake and do or say something that causes great
pain for their spouse and thus tension develops God’s