Tag Archives: Reconciliation

Another perspective on “If your wife wants out”

In various places on this blog I share some of the things I did when Sharon wanted out of our marriage and I have suggested some ideas I have thought of since. Below is another man’s perspective on what to … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Changing Our Men?!

I thought this was excellent advice on how to pray to change your man and I don’t see any reason it can’t be reversed to pray for your wife. A Recipe for Changing Our Men?! During our separation I learned … Continue reading

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A Little Frustration with Men . . .

I often have men call me saying how much pain they are in because their wife wants out of the marriage, and how they will do anything to save their marriage. Typically I make several suggestions for them to try … Continue reading

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Overcoming the “She’s Done” Crowd

One of my struggles during our separation were the well meaning people around me who were trying to convince me that “Sharon’s done” or “It’s over” and encouraging me in subtle ways to quietly accept that, give her a dissolution, … Continue reading

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Saving Your Marriage By Yourself

So often during our own separation I heard people tell me that I couldn’t save my marriage by myself. I hear the same thing now from people whose spouse wants out and they are teetering on giving up. Okay, I … Continue reading

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Playing to Win or Playing to Lose

During our separation as I struggling with what to do to save my marriage, and contemplating what would happen if  everything I tried failed and we got divorced, my counselor challenged me to play to win instead of playing to … Continue reading

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Marriage Reconciliation Testimony

I thought this testimony from Rejoice Ministries did a great job of sharing  the real life ups and downs of reconciliation and how persistence can payoff. In the article that follows, Tina shares her story of standing. After ten years … Continue reading

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Thankful for Reconciliation

We just returned from our daughter’s college graduation. Over the last few days I have momentarily pondered what it would have been like if Sharon and I had divorced and I have been so thankful that we didn’t. This article … Continue reading

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Bumps in the Road after Reconciliation

By God’s grace we had a dramatic reconciliation after a 16-month separation. At that time, just like honeymoon time after our wedding, it seemed like nothing in the  past would hold us back. Well, from time to time some of … Continue reading

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Affair Recovery/Restoration Resources (Buttrey)

Tim and Linda Buttrey have walked the hard road of affair recovery. They now have a ministry born out of their pain and healing (www.restorationresources.us). Their weekend seminar, “True Intimacy”, shares their story and gives hope to other struggling couples. … Continue reading

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