Skip to content

Marriage

Keys to Success

Look to God for a Happy Marriage

Using two simple questions can help you improve your marriage.

Successful Families​—Teamwork

Does your marriage mate seem more like a roommate?

How to Develop Patience

When two imperfect people marry, various problems will arise. Patience is fundamental to a successful marriage.

How to Show Respect

Respect in marriage is not a luxury—it is a necessity. How can you show that you respect your mate?

Maintaining Commitment in Your Marriage

What makes a marriage strong? What weakens it? How can you strengthen your commitment?

Be Loyal to Each Other

Is there more to faithfulness in marriage than avoiding adultery?

The Way of Happiness​—Love

Giving and receiving love play an important role in one’s happiness.

What the Bible Says

Does the Bible Comment on Same-Sex Marriages?

The originator of marriage should know best how to make a permanent and happy bond.

Is Polygamy Acceptable?

Did the idea come from God? Consider what the Bible says about polygamy.

What Does the Bible Say About Interracial Marriage?

Consider some Bible principles that bear on racial equality and marriage.

What Does the Bible Say About Marriage?

Bible principles can help couples to avoid or overcome difficulties.

Problems and Solutions

A Better View of Your Spouse’s Annoying Traits

Rather than let an annoying trait create conflict, learn to see it in a different way.

How to Leave Work “at Work”

Five tips that can help you keep your job from intruding on your marriage.

Help for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Know that it is not your fault and that you are not alone.

How to Keep Peace With Your Relatives

You can honor your parents without compromising your marriage.

When Viewpoints Differ

How can couples resolve a conflict and remain at peace with each other?

When a Marriage Mate Views Pornography

How can a couple work together to overcome a mate’s addiction to pornography and to restore trust in their marriage?

Pornography Can Shatter Your Marriage

These suggestions can help you quit a pornography habit and repair your relationship.

How to Let Go of Resentment

To forgive a hurtful act by your spouse, must you minimize it or even pretend that it never occurred?

Successful Families​—Forgiveness

What can help you see past your mate’s imperfections?

When Tragedy Strikes Your Family

Get the support you need.

How to Avoid Jealousy in Marriage

A marriage cannot thrive in an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust. So how can you avoid inordinate jealousy?

When a Friendship Gets Too Close

Do you tell yourself, ‘We’re just friends?’ If so, examine Bible principles to see how this line of reasoning holds up.

Separation and Divorce

How Divorce Affects Children

Although some people think that divorce will always be better for the children, research shows that its effects on children can be devastating.

Is Life Worth Living When a Spouse Is Unfaithful?

Many innocent mates have found comfort in the Scriptures.

Rebuilding Trust in a Marriage

If you are striving to save your marriage after a setback such as adultery, you face a difficult challenge. But you can succeed!

Does the Bible Permit Divorce?

Learn what God allows and what he hates.

Moving Forward After Divorce

Almost all who divorce find that life afterward is harder than they expected. The Bible’s practical advice can help you to cope successfully.

How Do Jehovah’s Witnesses View Divorce?

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses help couples deal with marital problems? Do congregation elders have to approve the divorce of a Witness?