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Reconnecting With Your Spouse
Military Marriages Are Hard <ul><li> 5  “ When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged w...
1. Reconnecting Emotionally.   <ul><li>33   Nevertheless,   let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as hi...
<ul><li>“ It appears to me that our failure was first moral, then financial. Our recovery must be first moral, and then fi...
As we reconnect with our families we will encounter adjustments. <ul><li>Living Arrangements. </li></ul><ul><li>Changing R...
We must seek to reconnect through effective communication. <ul><li>Listen  </li></ul><ul><li>Talking </li></ul><ul><li>Ope...
2. Reconnecting Sexually.  <ul><li>Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me:  It is good for a man not to touc...
Myths about Sex and Redeployment.  <ul><li>“Good Sex will fix the problems.”  </li></ul><ul><li>“No sex will fix the probl...
Healthy approach to Sexuality during Redeployment.  <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul><ul><li>Fle...
Reconnecting With Your Spouse <ul><li>Emphasize the priority of LOVE versus the EXPRESSION of love.  </li></ul>
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Reconnecting With Your Spouse

  1. 1. Sermon
  2. 2. Reconnecting With Your Spouse
  3. 3. Military Marriages Are Hard <ul><li> 5  “ When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and  bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken. </li></ul><ul><li>(Dt 24:5, NKJV) </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1. Reconnecting Emotionally. <ul><li>33  Nevertheless,  let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she  respects her husband. </li></ul><ul><li>(Eph. 5:33, NKJV) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ It appears to me that our failure was first moral, then financial. Our recovery must be first moral, and then financial.” </li></ul><ul><li>( Let’s Start Over Again by Vash Young, 1932) </li></ul>
  6. 6. As we reconnect with our families we will encounter adjustments. <ul><li>Living Arrangements. </li></ul><ul><li>Changing Roles and Responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Baggage from Deployment. </li></ul>
  7. 7. We must seek to reconnect through effective communication. <ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Talking </li></ul><ul><li>Openness </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2. Reconnecting Sexually. <ul><li>Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me:  It is good for a man not to touch a woman.  2  Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.  3   Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.  4  The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. (1 Co 7:1-4, NKJV) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Myths about Sex and Redeployment. <ul><li>“Good Sex will fix the problems.” </li></ul><ul><li>“No sex will fix the problems”. </li></ul><ul><li>“Sex will be exactly as it was before deployment.” </li></ul><ul><li>“What happened in Iraq will stay in Iraq”. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Healthy approach to Sexuality during Redeployment. <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reconnecting With Your Spouse <ul><li>Emphasize the priority of LOVE versus the EXPRESSION of love. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Reconnecting With Your Spouse

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