When a Spouse is Addicted to Drugs…

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… This was supposed to be a nice visit to a couple’s house for lunch.  However it turned into a rather uncomfortable setting as we witnessed the troubling transformation of a generally delightful woman.  She had already appeared a little agitated, but her grumbling about how worthless her husband was escalated into…

The Impact of Unemployment on Marriages

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… Can you guess what the men all have in common in the following movies: John Q, Cinderella Man, The Jacksons (An American Dream), Selena and The Pursuit of Happyness? The answer is that each of these men had to face the reaction of their wives from their being unemployed.  Of all…

Intimacy Beyond Sexual Abuse

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… For years, my family would refer to me as the one “who smells everything.”  From smelling my food before eating it to being able to find the source of foul odors, I have been the one to call.  I finally realized that my keen sense of smell was directly linked to…

Marriage bed undefiled; but is it sexually gratifying?

Click to listen to the live discussion about this topic. DR. AARON JAMAL WRITES… For those who have attempted to model their marriage relationships in harmony with biblical precepts, Paul offers some guidance for couples: …, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.3…

Broken Trust-How much time is needed to fix it?

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… During a recent live broadcast of our I Do Me 2 Blog Talk Radio (BTR) show, a person in our BTR chat room typed about how trust impacts forgiveness and even sexual relations.  After more discussion, my husband and I realized that this topic really struck a chord with a number…

FORGIVENESS IN MARRIAGE

CLICK TO LISTEN TO OUR ONLINE DISCUSSION INCLUDING THIS TOPIC.  Call in number to join us Tuesday night at 8:30 PM CST is (213) 943-3673. NOTE: We will resume the Top 10 Reasons for staying Married blogs, but because of so much that we have been hearing, witnessing and experiencing about forgiveness in marriage, we thought…

Sex is Better When You’re Married – Reason #4

CLICK TO LISTEN TO OUR PARTY LINE BLOG TALK RADIO DISCUSSION ABOUT THIS BLOG TOPIC.     This blog entry is the fourth follow up to our challenge to develop top 10 Reasons to Stay Married. DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… My husband and I discussed this a bit before agreeing to make this topic the next…