Intimate relationships pose a challenge to even the most well-intentioned and loving couples. To assume that your marriage or relationship will run smoothly from beginning to end is naïve at best (though we may all wish that this was indeed the case). Of course, I’m not suggesting that your relationship should involve emotional pain or that couplehood and martydom are inevitable.
But we must recognize the reality that even the best of relationships go through ups and downs. Continue Reading