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Marriage is God's idea. He planned it. He designed it.
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Moody exists to equip people with the truth of God's Word to be maturing followers of Christ who are making disciples around the world. Search Results. Media Type Web Page Audio. July 30, Interdisciplinary Studies February 26, March 15, Be Ready to Make Sacrifices Recently, I sat down and talked with a friend about some of the changes that have occurred in my life and in my marriage over the past year.
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My husband and I have put in offers on two homes, but we felt a lack of peace about both and ended up not purchasing either one. We were forced to go back to the drawing board and begin looking all over again, which was not an easy decision to make. In addition, we recently found out that we are expecting our first child. We are absolutely thrilled about this new development in our lives, but it is requiring us to make some important financial decisions and cutbacks in our spending.
In addition, it has affected my work and writing schedule and has given me a reason to stop, reflect, and pray about my values, my priorities, my marriage, my writing career, and my family. Divergent values, worldviews, priorities, different ways of making decisions, varying attitudes toward money, and more can make it difficult for intercultural couples to agree on an outcome that is mutually satisfying. Intercultural marriages can feel like much more work, and can require much more personal sacrifice, than non-intercultural partnerships.
I meet just as many non-intercultural couples who face disillusionment and frustration as I do intercultural couples. I know just as many same-culture couples who have divorced as I do intercultural couples — in fact, probably more. Part of the difference may be that intercultural couples usually expect to have cultural and communication issues as part of the fabric of their marriages, so they prepare to deal with those issues from the beginning and commit themselves more deeply to the relationship.
So when faced with the prospect of marital breakdown, they have another try at working it out. Intercultural couples tend to form a unique bond — a special identity together that is quite different from the identity of each individual.
This bond also provides couples with an impetus to stay together. Often the same motives that led them into the marriage in the first place keep them working at it when the relationship goes sour. The most crucial factor for success is keeping a positive attitude about your spouse and your marriage.