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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 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…

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…

Managing Money After Marriage

On November 20, 2020, Posted by , In Communication,Marriag & Money, With Comments Off on Managing Money After Marriage

A couple faces many adjustments and compromises after getting married. Such as deciding on household chores, adapting to life with one another versus living alone, and deciding on family and career goals. But, one of the most challenging issues that a new couple navigates is managing the finances. You’re Not…

Warning Signs Your Marriage Is In Trouble

On November 13, 2020, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Warning Signs Your Marriage Is In Trouble

How can you know if your marriage is in trouble? Problems don’t just come out of nowhere; usually, there are early warning signs that a couple must recognize to decide if further help is needed to save their relationship. Slow Demise Most marriages don’t end dramatically with an affair. Most…

Incompatibility In Marriage

On October 23, 2020, Posted by , In Communication,Happy Marriage, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Incompatibility In Marriage

At some point in your marriage, have you wondered if you and your spouse were compatible? It’s relatively natural to feel that your spouse is “The One.” You fantasize about being a match made in heaven. After all, you gave thought to whether your values, beliefs, and standards were in…

Dealing With A Loveless Marriage

On September 25, 2020, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Communication,Save Marriage, By , With Comments Off on Dealing With A Loveless Marriage

When we were still kids, we would often read, watch, or hear stories about people (usually prince and princesses) finding each other, falling in love at first sight, and living happily ever after. Because of this, we grow up thinking that we could easily spend the rest of our lives…

Affirmations For Marriage That Work

On August 28, 2020, Posted by , In Communication,Happy Marriage, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Affirmations For Marriage That Work

Research studies continue to confirm that positivity and an optimistic outlook yield great benefits mentally, physically, and socially, especially with regards to the words we use. Be mindful of affirmations you tell yourself and your partner because words are an action set in motion (thoughts are too because they form…