Episode #64 - Your Inability to Love your Spouse
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The Pairadocs discuss one foundational marital truth, you and your spouse are incapable of loving each other like you desire. If we can learn to accept this fact and subsequently depend on God, things – not surprisingly – go more smoothly.
Links to information discussed in the show:
Quotes from the Show:
When we look to our spouse to meet all of our needs we are setting ourselves up for an ongoing cycle of disappointment which leads to frustration which leads to anger.
Jimbo's 2 words:
Humility and Gratitude
Expect imperfection in your spouse
Take a Seat on the Couch:
If this episode hits home for you. If you believe you and your family struggle with this particular area, read below for next steps for you and your family:
1. If you believe you're struggling with not approaching your spouse with enough humility and gratitude, apologize and seek reconciliation.
2. You must make your spouse feel loved before you bring your truth to him or her.
3. One conversation is just the start. Thinking about blocking 2 hours every week to sit down with your spouse (sans electronics) and just hang out. During this time, ask each other how you didn't love your spouse well this week.
4. If you'd like more assistance in this area, contact Jimmy, Josh or one of their licensed professionals at www.timothycenter.com.