In Love for Life
Building or Rebuilding a Great Marriage
Mike Mazzalongo

#1 - The Love Connection
Love or Infatuation?


Infatuation is instant desire. It is one set 
Of glands calling to another. Love is
friendship that...
Romanic Myth

•  Mr. or Miss. “Right”
Romanic Myth

•  Mr. or Miss. “Right”
•  French Ballads for Royal Court
Romanic Myth

•  Mr. or Miss. “Right”
•  French Ballads for Royal Court
•  Arranged marriages were the “norm”
Romance Vs. Love

Romance

1. Produces wrong expectations
Romance Vs. Love

Romance
1.  Produces wrong expectations

2. Emphasizes wrong things
Romance Vs. Love

Romance
1. Produces wrong expectations
2. Emphasizes wrong things

3. Doesn’t take advice
Romance Vs. Love

Romance
1. Produces wrong expectations
2. Emphasizes wrong things
3. Doesn’t take advice

4. Demands Per...
Romance Vs. Love

Love

1.  A commitment to consider the
other’s welfare equal.
Romance Vs. Love

Love
1.  A commitment to consider the other’s
welfare equal.

2.  Self-Discipline
A
disciplined
commitment
to 
another s
welfare
Love


EQUAL to one’s own welfare = Human Love

ABOVE one’s own welfare = Christ’s Love
Class Titles
#1 – The Love Connection

#7 – Marriage or Divorce?

#2 – The Currency of Love

#8 – Remarriage & Renewal

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The first lesson in our series kicks off with a short history of the idea of love itself and these have influenced our modern concepts of marriage.

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The Love Connection

  1. 1. In Love for Life Building or Rebuilding a Great Marriage Mike Mazzalongo #1 - The Love Connection
  2. 2. Love or Infatuation? Infatuation is instant desire. It is one set Of glands calling to another. Love is friendship that has caught fire. It takes root and grows – one day at a time. - Ann Landers
  3. 3. Romanic Myth •  Mr. or Miss. “Right”
  4. 4. Romanic Myth •  Mr. or Miss. “Right” •  French Ballads for Royal Court
  5. 5. Romanic Myth •  Mr. or Miss. “Right” •  French Ballads for Royal Court •  Arranged marriages were the “norm”
  6. 6. Romance Vs. Love Romance 1. Produces wrong expectations
  7. 7. Romance Vs. Love Romance 1.  Produces wrong expectations 2. Emphasizes wrong things
  8. 8. Romance Vs. Love Romance 1. Produces wrong expectations 2. Emphasizes wrong things 3. Doesn’t take advice
  9. 9. Romance Vs. Love Romance 1. Produces wrong expectations 2. Emphasizes wrong things 3. Doesn’t take advice 4. Demands Perfection
  10. 10. Romance Vs. Love Love 1.  A commitment to consider the other’s welfare equal.
  11. 11. Romance Vs. Love Love 1.  A commitment to consider the other’s welfare equal. 2.  Self-Discipline
  12. 12. A disciplined commitment to another s welfare
  13. 13. Love EQUAL to one’s own welfare = Human Love ABOVE one’s own welfare = Christ’s Love
  14. 14. Class Titles #1 – The Love Connection #7 – Marriage or Divorce? #2 – The Currency of Love #8 – Remarriage & Renewal #3 – Holy Sex Pt. I #9 – Blended Families that Work Pt. I #4 – Holy Sex Pt. 2 #10- Blended Families that Work Pt. II #5 – The Money Trap #11- Blended Families that Work Pt. III #6 – Why Christians Divorce #12- Keeping Your Spouse Happy

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