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7 Common Problems That Cause Divorce

On December 16, 2022, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on 7 Common Problems That Cause Divorce

Marriage is hard and feels shaky sometimes. Erma Bombeck said, “Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.”  There are so many challenges facing marriages today. And although each relationship has its own trials and stresses, certain challenges are common to most…

Getting To Know Your Spouse Again

On October 21, 2022, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Getting To Know Your Spouse Again

One of life’s greatest disappointments is feeling that the person you married years ago now feels like a stranger in your arms. People are constantly growing and changing; a husband and wife will grow together or grow apart – there’s no middle ground. How well do you and your partner…

Why Communication Saves Marriages

On October 14, 2022, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Why Communication Saves Marriages

There are many reasons why a couple once madly in love no longer cares for each other. Whatever the reason, a husband and wife don’t just suddenly grow apart; it happens slowly, over time. Usually, all roads that lead you away from your spouse point back to communication issues.  It’s…

How To Make A Long-Distance Marriage Flourish

On September 30, 2022, Posted by , In Communication,Happy Marriage,Long Distance Relationship,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on How To Make A Long-Distance Marriage Flourish

Long-distance marriages are complicated. They’re not very fun either. But time apart is a fact of life for some couples.  A long-distance relationship requires trust, mutual respect, and communication (a lot of communication, actually) to last. Here’s some great news for the couple who is navigating the perils of a…

Communication Tips For A HAPPY Forever!

On August 26, 2022, Posted by , In Communication,Conflict,Emotional Intelligence,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Communication Tips For A HAPPY Forever!

How you communicate with your spouse matters. Your language, tone, body language, and spirit will make or break your relationship, maybe not at first but eventually. Don’t underestimate this. Think about it; you express your thoughts, feelings, hopes, dreams, ideas, and fears through communication. When you were first married, you…

Why You Must Think For Yourself Part 2

On December 17, 2021, Posted by , In Communication,Emotional Intelligence,Happy Marriage,Personal Development,Self-acceptance, With Comments Off on Why You Must Think For Yourself Part 2

It’s easier to keep your head down and go with the flow and not cause any trouble than to rock the boat by standing up for what you want from love and life.  And, there’s nothing wrong with that IF all you want is an average life and an unfulfilling…

Four Types of Family Therapy For a Happier and Healthier Family

On October 29, 2021, Posted by , In Communication,Marriage Counseling, With Comments Off on Four Types of Family Therapy For a Happier and Healthier Family

We depend on our families. Starting from an early age, they shape who we become, probably more than we care to admit.  Families are like puzzle pieces, with each piece having a role to play, depending on their responsibilities within the family. Sometimes certain things happen that break the pieces…

Trouble Motivating Your Spouse?

On October 1, 2021, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Trouble Motivating Your Spouse?

Motivating your spouse isn’t always easy. It’s hard to know how to help them find a better job or career, start exercising, lose weight, be more positive, get out and live more, or create a budget and do financial planning. Stay Focused on What You Can Change You can get…

Part 13: A Final Word About Boundaries

On May 28, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 13: A Final Word About Boundaries

The Purpose of Boundaries We don’t set boundaries to control other people. Boundaries are meant to serve and protect what matters most to us. They allow us to live our lives on our terms. Without boundaries, we’re at the mercy of agendas, feelings and circumstances. At the end of the…

Part 12: Successful vs. Unsuccessful Boundaries

On May 21, 2021, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 12: Successful vs. Unsuccessful Boundaries

Either your boundaries are successful or they’re not. They either serve you or they don’t. Do they make your life better and more productive, or add stress and frustration? How can you know if they’re working? Evaluating Your Boundaries Don’t make this more complicated than it needs to be. Keep…