4 Tips for Recovering Oneness in Your Marriage

By Barbara Rainey | February 13, 2023 | 1 Comment

It was a warm, early summer day when Dennis invited me to go to lunch. We’d known each other as friends for three years in college. But we hadn’t seen each other in a year since graduation, so we had a lot to catch up on. One lunch wasn’t nearly long enough. So he invited […]

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Questions to Help You Share Your Story

By Barbara Rainey | February 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

  Everyone has a story … a fascinating tale involving adventure, laughter, courage, pain, and romance. You have such a story, and so does your spouse. Sometimes you just need the right questions to help you share your stories, as well as write together the intriguing saga of your shared life in marriage. For example, […]

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Dear Barbara: How Can I Respond to a Husband Who Isn’t Trusting God as He Should?

By Barbara Rainey | January 30, 2023 | 1 Comment

Dear Barbara: How do I still respect my husband when I feel like his lack of faith negatively affected the plans God has for our family? Don’t get me wrong; my husband is a strong believer. And there’s not a big sin issue. I just feel like he isn’t believing and relying on God in several areas where […]

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When You Feel Out of Sync Spiritually with Your Husband

By Barbara Rainey | October 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

This is the final post in a series taken from my book, Letters to My Daughters. The book is based on questions about marriage I gathered from my four daughters, my two “grafted in” daughters who married my sons, and many of their friends, and it’s dedicated to all of them by name. It was […]

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The Barbara Rainey Podcast: Sexual Intimacy

By Barbara Rainey | October 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Two become one. This is a phrase we use and talk about often, but I’ve found it’s also a hard phrase to fully understand. It feels like “two becoming one” in marriage should happen immediately after the wedding and when it doesn’t, we become frustrated. That leads me to today’s episode of my podcast…Sex. This […]

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