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Part 6: Setting Boundaries in Dating

On April 9, 2021, Posted by , In Communication, With Comments Off on Part 6: Setting Boundaries in Dating

Since this is a marriage blog, dating isn’t discussed much. But dating is a part of life, either before marriage or after divorce. So, let’s talk about boundaries in dating. Dating is fun and complicated. Most everyone would like to find true love but not everyone has the same beliefs…

Part 5: Enforcing Your Boundaries

On April 2, 2021, Posted by , In Communication, With Comments Off on Part 5: Enforcing Your Boundaries

How can people honor your boundaries if they don’t know about them? As it’s appropriate, share your boundaries with other people. Be Assertive but Kind… Make sure you’re assertive but kind. Try not to be aggressive or harsh. The trick is to be confident and graciously strong when communicating your…

Part 4: How To Set Boundaries

On March 26, 2021, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 4: How To Set Boundaries

Creating and implementing boundaries is hard. But with a little practice, it gets easier. The key is learn to set appropriate boundaries for your efforts to be effective. Here are some tips for setting healthy, effective boundaries. The Mindset for Setting Boundaries The first step to setting good boundaries is…

Part 3: Why You Need Boundaries In Life & Love

On March 19, 2021, Posted by , In Communication, With Comments Off on Part 3: Why You Need Boundaries In Life & Love

Boundaries give you the freedom and space to live your life. Without them, you can’t be healthy or happy. But they can be tough to set and enforce. Here’s why:  1. Boundaries require you to put your needs and priorities first It isn’t easy putting yourself first because it feels…

Part 2: Why You Need Boundaries in Love and Life

On March 12, 2021, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Part 2: Why You Need Boundaries in Love and Life

Boundaries inform people about what matters most to you and how you manage your time, life, and energy. They demonstrate your beliefs, priorities, and values. Just as we use fences and gates to protect our personal property, boundaries are the invisible fences that protect our wellbeing.  In general, there are…

Part 1: Why You Need Boundaries. Yes, Even In Marriage.

On March 9, 2021, Posted by , In Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 1: Why You Need Boundaries. Yes, Even In Marriage.

How chaotic would life be without boundaries? We use fences and signs to protect our property. We put doors and locks on our homes to keep people out. Boundaries are good. They provide safety, order and protection. But just as we use boundaries to protect our “stuff”, we should use…

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Your Partner

On February 26, 2021, Posted by , In Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Your Partner

Although relationships are fairly easy in the beginning, they take more effort over time to remain strong, healthy, and, most of all, happy. The following tips will help you navigate the ups and downs of life and build a passionate relationship that’s built on love, communication, and trust. Be a…

What Is Marriage? And What Kind Do You Want?

On February 19, 2021, Posted by , In Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on What Is Marriage? And What Kind Do You Want?

What is marriage? Is it a contract between two people to be honored until they divorce or die? Or is marriage more than a contract? Why Marriage? Why should people get married? To form a family? Financial stability? Share communal property? Reduce their income taxes? Pool their resources for trips…

Ways To Spice Up Your Marriage!

On February 12, 2021, Posted by , In Happy Marriage,Romance, Intimacy & Sex,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Ways To Spice Up Your Marriage!

One of the reasons marriage is easy in the beginning is because it’s filled with intimacy and passion. But as the years pass, the relationship can go from steamy to lukewarm, or to even “ice-cold” if you’re not careful. A lack of emotional and physical intimacy is the end of…

How To Restore Romance In Your Marriage

On February 5, 2021, Posted by , In Happy Marriage,Romance, Intimacy & Sex,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on How To Restore Romance In Your Marriage

Keeping romance alive after many years of marriage is a common challenge couples face. Passion and romance don’t just happen; feelings fade, which is why you have to intentionally tend the fires of romance. But the good news is that you’re in control of the levels of passion and romance…