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Marriage

Keys to Success

Look to God for a Happy Marriage

Using two simple questions can help you improve your marriage.

How Can Marriage Be Happy?

The Bible’s advice on how to have a happy marriage works because it comes from the Originator of marriage, Jehovah God.

Surviving the First Year of Marriage

Are you a newlywed? The Bible can help you strengthen your 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?

Treating Your Mate With Respect

How can a husband or a wife communicate respectfully?

How to Show Appreciation

When husband and wife make an effort to notice and acknowledge one another’s good qualities, their relationship often improves. What can help you to cultivate appreciation?

How to Strengthen Commitment

Is commitment like a ball and chain that shackles you in marriage or like an anchor that can keep your marriage steady?

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?

Making a Second Marriage Work

A second marriage may bring challenges that never existed in a first marriage. How can a couple succeed?

Husbands—Make Your Home Secure

A family can be secure financially, yet insecure in a more important way.

What the Bible Says

Is It OK to Live Together Before Marriage?

Find out what the Bible says about love, sex and living together.

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.

Is Marriage Just a Social Union?

Learn how the God-assigned roles in marriage can help a husband and a wife succeed and be happy.

Does Happiness Depend on Marriage?

Can single Christians be happy? The Bible gives the proper view of marriage, and a perfect example of singleness too.

Problems and Solutions

Dealing With In-Laws

Three tips can help you to keep an in-law problem from becoming a marriage problem.

How to Keep Peace With Your Relatives

You can honor your parents without compromising your marriage.

When a Spouse Has Special Needs

Read three suggestions that help marriages when one mate is chronically ill.

Managing Conflicts in Marriage

Why do conflicts arise, and what can you do to prevent them from ruining your marriage?

Solving Problems in Your Marriage

Bible principles can help you to solve problems in a loving and respectful manner. Consider four key steps.

Dealing With Differences

Have you ever felt that you and your spouse are incompatible?

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?

How Children Change a Marriage

Learn how Bible principles can help parents adjust to this new phase of life.

When the Children Are Gone

Some couples face big challenges when their children grow up and leave home. What can parents do to adjust to the “empty nest”?

When Tragedy Strikes

Get the support you need.

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.

An End to Domestic Violence

How can Bible principles help even the most violent individuals change their behavior?

Separation and Divorce

When You Are Disappointed With Your Marriage

Does your soul mate now seem more like a cell mate? Five steps can help your marriage.

What the Bible Says About Adultery

Does adultery terminate a marriage?

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.

Is Divorce the Answer?

If your marriage seems fragile and ready to collapse, what should you do?

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?