Anger Never Works As Well As Loving

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Last week I posted a blog about establishing a personal zero tolerance for anger. Click here to read that blog. I should have anticipated—but did not—a question that would naturally follow what I said. One woman wrote:

“I understand the disadvantages of anger, but how do you say something important to your husband when he doesn’t ever communicate and rarely honors his agreements? Sometimes anger is the only thing that works with someone like that.”

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Marriage Before Parenting

To nail parenting, you have to place your marriage before parenting.

Before the kids came along, it was just you and your spouse.

And guess what, when your kids are all grown up and move out…

It will once again, just be you and your spouse.

I know this sounds bizarre, but our children will grow up and start a family of their own. It’s our job as parents to show them what unity in marriage looks like. What love looks like. What a healthy argument sounds like. Most importantly, how to communicate with your spouse.

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