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Has Your Teenager OutGrown Having a “Lights-Out” Time?

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Has your teenager outgrown having a “lights-out” time? In a word, “no.” Of course, as your kid starts becoming an adult, it might seem “not cool” to set bedtime guidelines….

Is jealousy in marriage normal?

Is Jealousy in Marriage Normal – Part 2

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Part 2 Is it normal for your spouse to feel jealous even if you haven’t done anything wrong?  How do you respond to them when they are jealous?  And how…

Is Jealousy in Marriage Normal?

Is Jealousy in Marriage Normal? – Part 1

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Is it normal for your spouse to feel jealous sometimes even when you’ve always done the right and honorable thing by them? How do you respond to them when they are jealous? And how do you best respond to the jealousy that can crop up in your own heart sometimes? In this two-part blog post, I tackle these tricky issues.

Five Questions that Will Make You Look Like a Communication Pro

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The best kept secret about how to communicate in a tense conversation is this: forward movement will usually happen because of something you hear, not because of something you say….

The Blindfolded Marriage will help you understand the root issues that create difficulty and conflict in your marriage. Full of practical insight you can start using right away, Jonathan's book will both equip and inspire you to take your relationship to the next level.

Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott | Authors of "The Good Fight"

This book will give you clarity in marriage that will be an impetus and help drive the desire to be healthier as husband and wife. ...Read this book, I promise you will recommend it to your friends.

Johnny M. Hunt | Former President, Southern Baptist Convention Pastor, First Baptist Church Woodstock, GA

Jonathan's insights into marital breakdowns and marital repair are both profound AND easily understood. To take such difficult issues and put them into accessible stories and metaphors that speak to both genders makes this book a rarity among marriage books. Whether your marriage is good and you want to make it better, or if it feels like the wheels came off about 5 miles ago, this book will help everyone along that spectrum.

Anita Renfroe | Speaker, Author
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Hi, my name is Jonathan Hoover and I have the privilege of serving NewSpring Church as Associate Pastor and Couples pastor.  One of my greatest passions in life is coaching struggling married couples, which led me in 2013 to release my first book “The Blindfolded Marriage.”  Here, at lifeinacrazyworld.com I blog about relationships, life challenges, and personal growth.  I’m glad you’ve come to visit my site.  If you liked what you read here, sign up to receive blog posts via email here.

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