Entries by Jessie Wiegand

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How do you get married in the Catholic Church?

Read Time: 3 minutes

Finding a partner to share the rest of your life with is a blessing. If you’ve recently been engaged and are planning to be married in the Catholic Church, there are a few steps you’ll need to take.

In the Catholic Church, marriage is a Sacrament, and taking these important steps will prepare you for a lifetime of love and commitment to each other and God.

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When Are Outside Friendships Ruining Your Marriage?

Read Time: 4 minutes

Having friendships with individuals and other couples is healthy for married couples. We should all have a variety of people to engage with socially and consult for advice. Your best friend doesn’t have to be your partner’s best friend, but if your spouse can’t stand your BFF or vice versa, […]

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Your Spouse Comes First, Even if You Have Kids

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Three Things I’ve Learned After 25 Years of Marriage: Part One This may seem odd, but I don’t really like giving marital advice. In order to give advice, you need to be thought of as someone who has attained a certain level of expertise on the subject at hand. In […]

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What to Do When Your Partner Becomes Someone Different

Read Time: 5 minutes

“They Said You’d Never Change” I can clearly hear the voices in my head of multiple women saying: “Don’t think you’re gonna change him, honey!” “If he’s like that now, he’ll always be that way.” “Once a [blank], always a [blank]. People don’t change!” While these well-meaning and sometimes cautionary […]

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Confession Isn’t Just for Your Priest

Read Time: 4 minutes

If there’s something in your past you haven’t revealed to your partner, it may seem like it’s not that important. Especially if you’ve made it from dating to engagement or even marriage without telling them. However, keeping secrets, even little ones, can erode the foundation of an otherwise strong relationship. […]