How Self-Centeredness Reframes Conflict

Arguing

This is the fifth post in a sixteen part series on “Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse.” In the posts three through five we will examine the criteria and categories Scripture uses to define a severe case. It is an understatement to say that it is difficult to decipher what it going on in an […]


Determining Who Is the Relational Tone-Setter

Dogs

This is the fourth post in a sixteen part series on “Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse.” In the posts three through five we will examine the criteria and categories Scripture uses to define a severe case. The previous post on Matthew 7:1-6 brings an uncomfortable, dangerous freedom. We should be leery to step outside the log-speck domain […]


Who Is to Blame? Him or Her?

Marriage

This is the third post in a sixteen part series on “Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse.” In the posts three through five we will examine the criteria and categories Scripture uses to define a severe case. We have looked at Jim, a passive self-centered spouse, and Eddie, an aggressive self-centered spouse. But if we were talking […]


“Eddie” – The Aggressively Self-Centered Spouse

Self-Centered

This is the second post in a sixteen part series on “Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse.” In the first two posts we will examine two case studies to illustrate the severity of marital strain involved in chronic cases of self-centeredness. A CASE STUDY Eddie was good, but he was not nice at home. If […]

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Meet “Jim”, the Passively Self-Centered Spouse

Self

This is the first post in a eighteen part series on “Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse.” In the first two posts we will examine two case studies to illustrate the severity of marital strain involved in chronic cases of self-centeredness. A CASE STUDY Jim wasn’t mean. He wasn’t harsh, violent, or cutting with his […]


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