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Being Married Isn’t Supposed to be Stressful!

On December 15, 2017, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Being Married Isn’t Supposed to be Stressful!

Marriage is supposed to be a source of comfort. It’s meant to help you mitigate stress and pressure from other areas from other areas of your life. This is not to say that marriage should be hunky-dory all the time. It means that the good should always outweigh the bad….

Gratitude Makes You a Better Spouse

On November 24, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Gratitude Makes You a Better Spouse

Once again, it’s time to get together with family, enjoy some good food and be thankful. But before you get caught up in the holiday rush, spend a couple of minutes being grateful for your spouse and your marriage. Here’s why. It keeps you positive Gratitude makes you more positive…

Rules of Engagement for a Healthy Marriage

On November 10, 2017, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Rules of Engagement for a Healthy Marriage

Far fewer couples would have marriage problems they created a healthy marriage code. A code is a set of rules/principles/behaviors that you are determined to follow regardless of your situation or circumstances. Having rules reinforces the structural integrity of the  marriage and keeps external forces from tearing your marriage apart….

Are You Too Open About Your Marriage?

On September 29, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Are You Too Open About Your Marriage?

Any confidential information that is shared between spouses must be guarded like a treasure. Sharing this information with a third party, including friends and family, is dishonorable, and there are many ways in which it can go terribly wrong. Here are some of the things that could happen. Losing control…

The Three C’s of Happy Marriage

On July 14, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on The Three C’s of Happy Marriage

There are three main things that happily married couples do to maintain a healthy relationship. They are committed, communicate well and aren’t afraid to compromise. These are the three C’s of happy marriage. Commitment Happily married people are not just committed, they’re also more than happy to demonstrate that commitment….

Living Out Your Faith Makes You a Better Communicator

On July 7, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Happy Marriage,Prayer & Spirituality, With Comments Off on Living Out Your Faith Makes You a Better Communicator

Many marriages today are plagued by communication problems. However, researchers have found that religious couples who live out their faith are better at communication in marriage and happier in their marriages. But what is it about spirituality that makes you a better communicator? The simple answer is that religious beliefs…

The Illusion of Sameness in Marital Communication

On June 2, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Anger,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Forgiveness, With Comments Off on The Illusion of Sameness in Marital Communication

Your husband or wife says something hurtful, you try to brush it aside for a couple of days but it’s eating you up inside, so you talk to him or her about it. And to your complete surprise your partner says, “That’s not what I meant! Why didn’t you ask…

What to do When Your Partner Annoys You

On May 31, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Anger,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on What to do When Your Partner Annoys You

No matter how much you love your partner or how happily married you are, there are bound to be some things annoy you about them. May be they chew loudly, leave dirty clothes on the floor or make goofy jokes that you don’t think are funny. It’s tempting to ignore…

Common Pitfalls of Communication in Marriage

On May 24, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Common Pitfalls of Communication in Marriage

Every marriage survey says that poor communication is the leading cause of divorce. In fact, researchers can predict whether a couple will divorce by simply observing how the husband and wife communicate. But why is communication in marriage so hard? Why are so many couples getting it wrong? Lastly, what…

Getting your Spouse to Agree with You! – Communication in Marriage

On May 19, 2017, Posted by , In Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Getting your Spouse to Agree with You! – Communication in Marriage

Does it seem like your husband or wife never agrees with you? No one want’s to be in a relationship where every little decision turns into a battle or one where every suggestion is rejected without much communication in marriage. Sometimes you just want your spouse to not only acknowledge…