When you have questions, who do you turn to? Is it Google?? How many of us Google our symptoms way before we call the doctor? And what we find is not always the most encouraging answers. So what if we took our 10 most asked relationship questions, and instead of asking Google for the answers, we asked God for the answers?
This week, Pastors Mike and Julie Signorelli tackle the Top Ten Most Googled questions on relationships, and offer you a fresh biblical perspective. So let’s dive right in!
10. What Does A Healthy Relationship Look Like?
Putting your marriage first above anyone or anything else. A healthy relationship increases the health of the individuals in the relationship.
Mark 10:9: “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”
9. How Do You Know Your Relationship Is Over?
In marriage, you don’t pick the right one, you choose to be the right one. In premarital counseling, we ask about exit strategy. And it’s a trick question. Cause our heart is to go into marriage being willing to work through anything.
History doesn’t mean you have a future.
8. How To Get Out Of A Toxic Relationship?
Don’t GET IN one! But if you are in one, it’s very important to get out of an unhealthy situation. If you are married – there are times when maybe divorce isn’t the right thing, but because of toxicity levels, you may need to step away from a time. The best way to get out of a toxic relationship is to get healthy yourself.
7. How To Get Over A Relationship?
6. What Is An Open Relationship?
You have an open relationship as soon as you have your needs for intimacy met by someone other than your spouse. And this is a danger zone!
5. How To Save Your Relationship?
You save a relationship through sacrificial giving. Something must die for something to live. This is nature.
Ephesians 5:25: “For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her.”
4. Should I date a non-Christian?
You shouldn’t date anyone who doesn’t match your values! Ron Swanson would have a hard time dating a vegan. If you can’t agree on a meal, don’t agree on a marriage!
3. How To Build Trust In A Relationship?
Trust is built through consistent reliability. If you didn’t check the seat for it’s durability before you sat on it, chances are it has never failed you. “My partner doesn’t trust me” is another way of saying, “a chair broke when I sat in it so don’t judge me if I check this new one every time I get ready to sit down until I can prove it’s consistently reliable.”
2. When To Change Your Relationship Status On Facebook?
We all have a personal brand. Your brand is the total sum of all the choices you make and the consequences they create. Go public with a relationship after you’re sure people won’t eye roll your decision.
1. How To Make A Long-Distance Relationship Work?
Long Distance relationships can be a great thing because they force you to work on the non-physical aspects of intimacy and connection. That’s our story.
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