On screen, Laura’s character Kerry Wyatt is in a long term relationship with the brother of Mark’s character Daz.
But while Kerry and Dan are unbreakable, the romance off screen is between the relatively private Laura and Mark, who have been dating for nearly three years after meeting during Mark’s initial stint in the show.
Thankfully, their road to romance has been paved with a lot less hostage situations and vengeful Sienna Blakes.
After meeting all the way back in 2007, this pair got together and also enjoy the fact that they don’t share many scenes together.
Seeking out worldly counsel is going to create a worldly relationship, and Romans 12:2 reminds us to Our best bet for a healthy relationship is to seek the Lord for wisdom and guidance so here are seven things, based on the Word of God, that healthy couples do. Encourage Each Other Towards Christ What’s the key difference between a worldly dating relationship and one that’s godly? By pointing each other back to Jesus, you’re being proactive against sin, preventing your relationship from becoming an idol, and Talk about what God has been teaching you lately, share a Bible verse that recently stood out to you, listen to a sermon podcast together or ask how you can be praying for one another. Have Deep Honesty We all knew the importance of honesty (or at least the consequences of dishonesty) before we upgraded to shoes with laces. Your relationship is going to thrive if you still have your own interests and your own friends!
But honesty in a dating relationship means a lot more than simply not lying. Remember, Ecclesiastes tells us that God comes together with you and your future spouse to form a cord of three. Take Care of Themselves A healthy relationship is made up of two people who take care of themselves well.
It’s allowing another person to see the not-so-pleasant baggage that you’re carrying. If you and your boyfriend aren’t two separate people, your strong braid of three becomes a flimsy little twist of two. Yes, we are called to serve one above ourselves (Philippians 2:4), but 1 Corinthians tells us that we are Create a list of self-care ideas and intentionally schedule time to take care of yourself. Seek Out Mentorship The best teacher is your mistakes.
You know--the type of stuff you’d be Discuss some of your hopes and dreams and your fears and failures. Spend Time Away from Each Other One of my biggest pet peeves are couples that morph into one person when they start dating. Plan a fun adventure with some of your friends and do something your S. The second best (and much less painful) teacher is other people’s mistakes.
This knee-jerk reaction can intensify in our relationships.
The couple aren’t often spotted out and about together but are very supportive of one another in and out of the show.
And now that Mark’s back, they can spend more time together than ever – even if Daz is about to cause major problems for Kerry and Dan.
But, 1 Corinthians 13:7 tells us, Take 10 minutes to write down a list of reasons you love and appreciate your boyfriend or girlfriend. We’re all going to mess it up big time at some point, but 1 Peter 4:8 commands us to, Father God, thank you for being the ultimate relationship in my life and teaching me how to selflessly love.
You can share the list or keep it as a positive reminder when times are tough. Grant One Another Grace What happens when you take one imperfect person and add another imperfect person to the mix? I know that I “love because (you) first loved” me (1 John ).
She makes the most of her single life by adventuring through the Rocky Mountains, traveling around the world, and running long distances for fun.