Have you ever heard of Centralia, Pennsylvania? It’s a tiny town towards the interior of the state that has had a coal mine fire burning underneath it… for 40 years! No one is quite sure how the conflagration got started, but the best guess is that a flame burning in the city dump hit an old coal vein that should have been covered up, and, viola, an uncontrollable inferno underneath the ground. No one knows how to put it out. So there Centralia sits, simmering.
Does this remind you of your marriage? Perhaps an unintentional act of something said (or not said) has been burning up your marital relationship and threatens to turn the whole thing into ashes? To help you combat this dangerous blaze, here are 10 strategies to help solve your marriage problems. The greatest fires are put out one flame at a time. Get started before it’s too late.
Huddle up with your wife tonight and say: “The first step we should take to help us reconcile is ____. I say that because ____.”