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Your spouse's imperfections

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:26:24 GMT

In April, I'm going to be teaching a congregation's marriage group. I've been assigned the topic: "How to deal with your spouse's imperfections." I have five points, but I might be missing something good. There might be some better points that what I have jotted down. What might you suggest for this topic?

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:55:02 GMT

What are the five that you already have? Shall I give suggestions based on my wife's imperfections? LOL

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:55:00 GMT

Or maybe based on yours? ;-) I didn't list my points because I didn't want you to be influenced by them. But since you asked, here they are, briefly: 1. Deal with your own. Your impatience with your mate's may be because you've not dealt with yours. 2. What you call imperfections may just be masculine or feminine characteristics. 3. Remember that you chose those imperfections when you got married. 4. Emphasize your mate's good characteristics. 5. With time, imperfections may become less prominent. Or not.

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:24:42 GMT

I've since added two more, as general comments about the marriage relationship that will go far in dealing with a mate's imperfections: 6. Love as God loves. 7. Fulfill your role and let your mate fulfill his or hers.