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Natural Family Planning: One Man's Beautiful Testimony Comments

What I didn't expect from NFP was how my wife's chart had become a visible sign to me of the unseen reality of womanhood.  Despite my best attempts to be a good and understanding man who "gets" my wife, I fail often enough.I learned NFP because I was willing to think outside the box, in a way that is different from those members in society who are failing in marriage. I wanted my wife and I to have the best chances of staying ... Continue Reading

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  1. John Baysson
    2 years ago

    I am all for NFP but I found somethings in this article very problematic.

    1) It reveals too much of what you should have been personal information between husband and wife

    2) It seems to reduce the ability to perceive emotional needs of ones spouse to physical measurement

    Both I feel are not very good and therefore this article seems questionable to me. One should practice NFP for what it is. It should not be a substitute to making oneself more aware of ones spouse.

    The fact that the husband in this case was unaware of his spouse's workplace problems for so long shows a serious communication breakdown or lack thereof in the marriage. NFP is not going to fix it.

  2. Ben
    2 years ago

    I have vaguely heard of NFP for years, but my fiancee and I recently encountered it at a Pre-Cana conference in San Diego. This article was useful, and it's great to see a young couple offering advice about this interesting lifestyle. Thanks!

  3. JeanCatherine
    2 years ago

    God Love you and your wife James. This is the best romantic story Ive every heard. Dont worry you'll make the bed better. Remember practice makes perfect. I believe practice makes perfect with NFP. The best things in life take time and that means a marriage to. God love all of you children who practice NFP. I wish my generation hadnt been the abortion/pro-choice/pill poppin' generation. God's on your side no matter what. It takes a good wine to mature to fruition. Just as it takes a new bride and groom to discover their life together. Day to Day. The virtues I think. The one's we pill poppin' generation never learned because we were too busy for God.

  4. Mary
    2 years ago

    What a beautiful story! This couple will have a richly blessed marriage because the Lord is in the center of it! Thank you for sharing.

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