Today’s #FamilyFridays blog post centers on marriage. Couples often get married and think it’s a 50/50 partnership… but realize a short ways in, it really doesn’t work that way. ChristianFamilyLife.com explores the 50/50 deception through what our Needs are, what’s God’s Principle is, and what our Response should be.
Marriage, many believe, is a “fifty-fifty” relationship. That belief sounds good and seems to make sense. There’s just one problem – it doesn’t work. Here’s why: Thinking our spouse must do his or her 50 percent leads us to focus on the other person’s performance… Biblical love, however, is self-less at its core. “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the Church and gave Himself up for her…” (Ephesians 5:25).