It can be a challenge to balance the intimacy of our marriages with the other important friendships in our lives. This is especially true if we have close friends of the opposite gender. The first question to ask ourselves is, where are we going to invest our energy and focus? Obviously, our marriage is the most precious relationship to protect.
Why Opposite-Sex Friendships Will Destroy Your Marriage
7 Honest Answers About Having Friends Of The Opposite Sex, From A Girl And A Guy | Thought Catalog
As people marry later in life, many are bringing long-term opposite-sex friendships into their marriage relationship. While the friendships were great during singlehood, in marriage, these relationships may prove problematic. That is a conversation he ought to be having with me. Todd E. Linaman, founder of Relational Advantage.
7 Honest Answers About Having Friends Of The Opposite Sex, From A Girl And A Guy
Daily Living. Billy Graham is 98 years old, but he can still make headlines. Lots of the commenters didn't seem to like the rule. I disagree. God wants us to have friends.
All rights reserved. While there are a lot of ways to screw up a marriage, spouses who have close opposite-sex friendships are toying with one of the riskiest and most short-sighted behaviours that commonly lead to infidelity and ultimately divorce. Many of my consults begin with a client saying something like this: "My husband is constantly texting a female co-worker