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marital life Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about marital life
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“Whatever one of us asked the other to do - it was assumed the asker would weigh all the consequences - the other would do.”
Sheldon Vanauken
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A Severe Mercy
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″ When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.”
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“Remember, if a man needs to pull away like a rubber band, when he returns he will be back with a lot more love. Then he can listen. This is the best time to initiate conversation.”
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“When she says ‘I feel like you are not even here,’ he says ‘What do you mean I’m not here? Of course I am here. Don’t you see my body?’ ”
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“I would love you all the day, every night we would kiss and play, if with me you’d fondly stray, over the hills and far away.”
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“If I seek to fulfill my own needs at the expense of my partner, we are sure to experience unhappiness, resentment, and conflict. The secret of forming a successful relationship is for both partners to win.”
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“Men need to remember that women talk about problems to get close and not necessarily to get solutions.”
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“Love is magical, and it can last, if we remember our differences.”
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“When the student is ready the teacher appears. When the question is asked then the answer is heard. When we are truly ready to receive then what we need will become available.”
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“Because she is afraid of not being supported, she unknowingly pushes away the support she needs.”
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“Learning from mistakes helps prevent the repetition of negative patterns.”
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“If we are to feel the positive feelings of love, happiness, trust, and gratitude, we periodically also have to feel anger, sadness, fear, and sorrow.”
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“When negative feelings are suppressed positive feelings become suppressed as well, and love dies.”
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“It is very difficult for a man to differentiate between empathy and sympathy. He hates to be pitied.”
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“Life is filled with rhythms-day and night, hot and cold, summer and winter, spring and fall, cloudy and clear. Likewise in a relationship, men and women have their own rhythms and cycles.”
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“Marriage is not mainly about being or staying in love. It’s mainly about telling the truth with our lives.”
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“Being united to Christ by faith is a greater source of marital success than perfect sex and double-income prosperity.”
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“The greatness and glory of marriage is beyond our ability to think or feel without divine revelation and without the illumining and awakening work of the Holy Spirit.”
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″[Marriage is] about portraying something true about Jesus Christ and the way he relates to his people. It is about showing in real life the glory of the gospel.”
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“Crass materialism sustains very few marriages. The vestiges of God’s vision for marriage remain. They may be distorted and nameless, but they still remain. God’s common grace grants many cut flowers to flourish for a lifetime.”

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