Manhood and Womanhood/Couple Relationships

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Husband and Wife – Lover? Enemy? – (Part 2) – Presence Harmonious Family Series

by Presence Quotient

Husband and wife are lovers or enemies? Different family origins, cultural backgrounds, and value systems can have a tremendous influence on a relationship. If a couple can try to understand, accommodate, and be empathetic with each other, a lot of problems can be prevented. Continuing from Part 1 of “Husband and Wife – Lover? Enemy?”, Dr. Agnes Ip will continue to discuss how to improve marital relationship and communication…

Husband and Wife – Lover? Enemy? (Part 1) – Presence Harmonious Family Series

by Presence Quotient

Between a husband and a wife, what do you think is more likely to happen— to become lovers or to become enemies? The pandemic has changed routines and how married couples interact with one another which, in turn, has inevitably affected their relationship. If a couple becomes closer with each other, that is worthy of congratulations. However, more often than not, their relationship may get strained as they spend more time together…

Table for Two – Presence Harmonious Family Series

by Presence Quotient

The pandemic has caused lots of changes in my life, one of which is that it has made eating out a lot more difficult. I am somewhat disappointed, as I can no longer have monthly breakfast dates with my husband. The best thing about eating out is that I can temporarily forget about stuff at home—unwashed dishes, clothes to be put away, cooking, unpaid bills—and just fully enjoy the time talking to my date. There are so many things to catch up and share, as we are busy all the time…

The Influence of Learning Styles on Our Marriage – Presence Harmonious Family Series

by Presence Quotient

Earlier this year, we took our 4th grade daughter to Presence to undergo their Learning Style and Multiple Intelligence assessment. Interestingly, the approach was to have both parents and the child take the same assessment. From the results, not only do we now have a better understanding of how our daughter learns, but the surprising benefit was to discover how my husband and I process information…

The Wife of a Fulfilled Husband – Presence Cares Series

by Presence Quotient

Ladies, do you understand your husband? We sometimes hear wives complaining to their husbands, “Why don’t you understand me?” Husbands often do not respond, so deep down what are their true thoughts and feelings? In this article, Dr. Agnes Ip helps you understand the four most desired emotional needs of husbands. If you can grasp these, you will have a more intimate marital relationship and a happier life!

What is Love (Part 2)

by Presence Quotient

This is Part II of our series on “What is Love”. In the first part, writer Christine shared about the limitations of human love in a disappointed romantic relationship. In part two, she goes deeper to share with us two very important lessons she learns not only from her own disappointments in love but also from realizations about her own limitations, leading her to deeper understanding of God’s love shaped by the truth of who He is.

What is Love (Part 1)

by Presence Quotient

In this two-part series of coming to understand love, we follow writer Christine’s personal journey and experiences that lead her to a deeper and fuller understanding of true love. As Christine touches on some of the influences and messages of love from her youth, she shares how these ideals and expectations affected a personal romantic relationship of hers in the first part of this series.

The Measures of Manhood

by Presence Quotient

The reality that a man faces as an adult in marriage and family is quite unique and challenging, having no experience that prepares him to be a husband and father…