Good morning, friends,
I know big happy families aren’t always happy. There may be times when tensions arise during family gatherings, or even ongoing conflict that affects your familial relationships. Despite how much you love them, however, your spouse has to come first over your family.
I’m not talking about your second-twice-removed cousin here; I’m talking about your spouse coming first before your father, your mother and your brothers and sisters.
Forming A New Family
When you got married, you became your own family unit. It’s you and your spouse now. Many parents fail to “let go,” however, and believe that they still hold the same authority over your life even after you marry. But that’s not what God intended.
“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” —Ephesians 5:31
In this case, you’ve left home, and you’ve started a new home for the rest of your life. You and your spouse make the decisions concerning you and your household. No one else can make those decisions, and it’s important to create healthy boundaries that protect the life you two are building together.
Read the full article at https://www.christianmingle.com/believe/your-spouse-comes-first/#vBEMlQ3ReM2m7hTR.99
Note: You can read more of my articles here: Author Samantha Cabrera for Believe