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Husband Discovers How His Wife Handled Their Conflicts

There was once a couple who had been married for 60 years. Throughout their life they had shared everything. They loved each other deeply. They had not kept any secrets from one another, except for a small shoebox that the wife kept in the top shelf of her closet. When they got married, she put the box there and asked ...

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Johnson Jackson

February 20, 2012  9:29am

Though the articleis touching and reveals a great lesson on different and intelligent way women can handle issues. But the aspect of irreconciliable issues is very dangerous, in that, if not handle well could degenerate into communication breakdown and other eventualities that could threaten the marriage. I read a book recently titled "Why Forgive". It reveals different stories of hurts and inhumane event, and in it people still have a heart to forgive.

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Matthew Woodley

February 07, 2012  3:43pm

Russell: I think that's the point: it's an illustration (it's either funny or sad, depending on how you look at it) about how NOT to deal with conflict in marriage. Matt Woodley, PreachingToday.com

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Russell Brown

February 07, 2012  2:39pm

It's a cute and funny story, but isn't it teaching women that in the event of a disagreement with their husbands they should just keep their mouths shut? Not sure I'll preach that message.

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