Marriage is an Endangered Institution
In a selfie-punctuated world it is not difficult to understand why so many marriages suffer abbreviated life spans. Yet in spite of the statistics that argue against it, the institution appears healthy. Against opposition that previous generations could not have anticipated, it remains an admirable estate, a magnificently resilient estate we can’t seem to get enough of. Love, hope of a family, convenience, companionship, intoxication, boredom; there are many reasons why we marry. But the institution cannot maintain its own health independently. Like godliness, charity, virtue, vocation, or even genius, a good marriage is something you have to exercise. You have to watch over it, speak life into it every day. Here are five suggestions to help cultivate a healthy marriage.