Why Vulnerability Matters in Marriage

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Vulnerability is a word that makes many people cringe. Vulnerability can be uncomfortable and really difficult, but vulnerability is what will lead to incredible emotional intimacy in a marriage. Want an incredible, awesome marriage? It starts with being vulnerable with one another.
 

Main points:

[0:32] In order to have a deep marriage and that deep intimacy, we need to have that open, honest relationship with our spouse.

[1:13] It’s so much easier to work through the difficult to work through them when you can share your emotions, share your struggles with your spouse

[2:20] If we ignore our emotions and don’t engage in vulnerability with our spouse, the longer this progresses, the more serious issues we will have later on down the road.

[3:02] Some of the biggest marriage issues start really small

[3:52] It takes more courage and strength to talk through things and engage in vulnerability than to just stuff it.

[4:00] While it may seem easier in the moment not to deal with issues, not be vulnerable, and just sweep it under the rug, eventually, you’re going to have to deal with the hurt, the struggle, and your feelings.

[6:10] What do your walls look like with your spouse?

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