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All marriages hit rough spots—some go all the way to the brink of divorce. Yet God offers hope, strength, and even joy in the midst of the most difficult times in a relationship.

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Seeing Divorce for What It Is

Seeing Divorce for What It Is

The breakup of a marriage is always a tragedy
Mourning the End of My Marriage

Mourning the End of My Marriage Subscriber access only

Is it okay to grieve the dreams you'll never realize?
When Your Marriage Is Difficult

When Your Marriage Is Difficult

Remember to look at the big picture
Kay Warren on Depression, Grief, and Hope

Kay Warren on Depression, Grief, and Hope

Choosing joy "even if my worst nightmare came true"
When Your Spouse Has a Mental Illness

When Your Spouse Has a Mental Illness

Hope for the marriage that’s not what you planned

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Our editors have compiled the best on Help + Healing topics from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

Out of Control

Don't let tough times rob you of joy
Why This?
Les and Leslie Parrott share how couples need to adjust their attitudes when outside circumstances add stress to their marriage.

Sex, Lies and Hope

Dan's secret addiction nearly destroyed his home life. Here's how he and Susan got the marriage God always wanted them to have
Why This?
Can a marriage survive a porn or sex addiction? Read one couple's story of how God restored their relationship.

Busting the Myths of a Christian Marriage

One couple thought being Christians would save them from marital problems. Their naïve beliefs made everything worse.
Why This?
Myths about an ideal Christian marriage only lead to disappointment--but God has an even better plan for real-life love.
The Day I Left My Marriage

The Day I Left My Marriage

(And the unusual advice that challenged my decision)
Why This?
When she was ready to call it quits, life-changing advice empowered Becky to return home, inspired and empowered to change her marriage.
Married ... but Lonely

Married ... but Lonely Subscriber access only

It doesn't have to stay that way. Try these ideas to bring your spouse closer.
Why This?
Loneliness in marriage can be extremely painful. Drs. Jeanette and Robert Lauer share insights for reconnecting with a distant spouse.

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Romance + Sex

Romance + Sex

Physical intimacy and connection is amazing and powerful in a marriage relationship—and totally God’s idea.
Communication

Communication

Learning to connect clearly with your spouse means your marriage has the potential to grow stronger than anything you could ever imagine—and offers you the opportunity to become more mature in your relationship and your faith.
Health + Home

Health + Home

Like it or not, women are the main caretakers for their spouses, families, and homes. Health and a happy home make for a long-lasting marriage.
Money

Money

Most husband and wives view their finances differently, which can cause misunderstandings, stress, and arguments over debt and how to best spend hard-earned cash.
Spirituality

Spirituality

Besides sexual intimacy, couples overwhelmingly desire to connect spiritually with their spouses and long to follow God together.
Remarriage

Remarriage

Ghosts of marriages past don't have to linger and get in the way of your new relationship. Blending marriages and families have their own sets of challenges—but also their own sets of joys.
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