28 Jan

Marriage isn’t just a union of two individuals; it’s a beautiful journey toward oneness—a merging of hearts, minds, and spirits. To truly become one in marriage involves various aspects that contribute to a deep and meaningful connection.

Let’s explore what it means to achieve oneness in a marital relationship and how couples can foster this unity.

One in Purpose and Decision-Making:

Being one in marriage signifies sharing a common purpose and vision. It involves making decisions together, considering each other’s thoughts, opinions, and aspirations. This mutual decision-making process strengthens the bond and fosters a sense of unity and collaboration within the relationship.

Mutual Support and Encouragement:

Partnership means being each other’s pillars of strength. Supporting one another through life’s ups and downs, offering encouragement, and being a source of unwavering support creates a solid foundation for the marriage.

Sexual Oneness and Intimacy:

Achieving oneness sexually involves more than physical intimacy; it embodies emotional connection, trust, and vulnerability. Building a safe and passionate space for mutual fulfillment in this aspect strengthens the bond between spouses.

Alignment in Values and Goals:

Sharing core values and life goals helps in creating a harmonious marital bond. When spouses align in their beliefs, principles, and future aspirations, it fosters a deeper understanding and reinforces the foundation of the relationship.

A great way to help with this to create a vision, or goal board together. Check out our great podcast episode we did on this titled: 157. Why You Should Do This One Thing As A Couple.

We have been watching a really fun show called “Bahama’s Life.” The show is about couples looking for their dream property or retirement home in the Bahamas, and they look at several different properties and then decide which one is for them. The fun thing to see is how so many couples talk about how they are accomplishing their dream that they have worked together for so long for. 

A lot of them say that they put a picture of the house they wanted, or the property or lifestyle somewhere they could see everyday, and they worked toward that goal for many years. That picture of that house, or the beach motivated both of them to work toward the common goal(s) until they were in a position to make their dream/goal come true.

This got us thinking about how important it is to have a vision/goal board in marriage to help you work toward common goals and dreams together, and all the other great benefits this has for your relationship.  It truly is a powerful way to accomplish dreams and goals you have and it works for MANY couples.

Equally Valued and Respected Spouses:

In a true partnership, both individuals are regarded as equals. Respecting each other’s opinions, acknowledging strengths, and fostering a sense of equality within the relationship nurtures mutual respect and appreciation.

Open Communication and Transparency:

Transparent and open communication is the cornerstone of oneness in marriage. Sharing thoughts, feelings, and concerns, and being receptive to each other’s communication styles promotes understanding and strengthens the emotional connection.

Nurturing Emotional Intimacy:

Emotional intimacy involves fostering a deep, heartfelt connection beyond physical aspects. It encompasses shared experiences, vulnerability, empathy, and deep understanding of each other’s emotions.

Growing and Evolving Together:

As individuals, growth and evolution are continuous processes. In marriage, being open to growth together, embracing change, and supporting each other’s personal development enriches the marital journey.

Building Trust and Unity:

Trust forms the bedrock of a strong marital bond. Creating a trusting environment, honoring commitments, and being reliable partners contribute significantly to unity within the relationship.

Cherishing the Journey:

Celebrating the journey together, cherishing moments, and creating lasting memories reinforce the sense of oneness and strengthen the bond between partners.

In conclusion, being one in marriage goes beyond the union itself; it’s a commitment to unity, partnership, and mutual growth.

It’s a journey where two individuals evolve into a cohesive unit, embracing each other’s uniqueness while fostering a deep sense of togetherness. By embracing these aspects of oneness, couples can build a resilient and fulfilling relationship that stands the test of time.

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