After the Vows

Intimacy Redeemed

By Kristin Abrahams on

I confess! This is a "Piggy Back" post to Ingrid Myer’s amazing post. So, before you read this, read "Why Is Intimacy So Complicated?" Ingrid is right, intimacy IS complicated! And, for so many of us, talking about this topic publicly or privately can cause a great deal of anxiety and...

I Pledge Allegiance To My Marriage

By Kristin Abrahams on

Allegiance. We all know what this means. When we think of marriage, we think of the word commitment, loyalty, and respect or love...Very rarely in our marriage vows do we hear the word allegiance. Many are reminded of the Pledge of Allegiance that we had to recite in elementary school. Others...

Help! I Married An Introvert...

By Kristin Abrahams on

  Paul and I had a fast courtship. You could say it was an all-out sprint to get down the aisle and into each other’s arms. We dated for 6 months and then got married 6 months later. Looking back after 20 years of marriage, I shake my head wondering "What were we thinking moving so...

Two Tattoos That Can Save Your Marriage

By Kristin Abrahams on

For many years, I have been involved in marriage counseling. One of the predominant themes in those sessions is the wife’s desire to be seen and loved; to know that her husband is pursuing her in thought, word and deed. Once the wife communicates these feelings, I usually turn to the...