Well we love it when you guys send it topics you want us to cover! One listener recently suggested we cover what it means to “come alongside your spouse.” It’s something Dr. Kim says a lot, what does it practically mean? How would Dr. Kim define this method that he so often encourages us to do?
In this episode, Dr. Kim goes deep into describing it and defining it for us.
“Coming alongside your spouse is the visual representation of walking in unity together and supporting one another as a married couple.” - Christina
“Coming alongside your spouse is the manifestation of being on the same team as your spouse.” - Dr. Kim
“Something is wrong if you’re in a marriage and you feel like you’re all alone.” - Dr. Kim
“How you come alongside your spouse might look different from how your spouse comes alongside you; we all receive love and support in different ways.” - Dr. Kim
“Ask yourself: is what you’re doing right now going to help you have an awesome marriage?” - Christina
“If it’s important to your spouse make it important for you.” - Dr. Kim
“The worst loneliness is when you’re in your house with your spouse and you feel lonely. You’re not coming alongside each other in your marriage, you’re just coexisting” - Dr. Kim
“It’s so important to have empathy in a marriage.” - Dr. Kim
“We may not always understand why our spouse feels the way they do but we can accept that they are feeling that way and come alongside them.” - Dr. Kim
“How you handle your differences in marriage will either draw you together or tear you apart.” - Dr. Kim
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