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When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

On August 16, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Divorce,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

When you are around your spouse all the time, it is easy to nit-pick their flaws. Issues that were just mildly annoying in the honeymoon stage become major roadblocks to a happy marriage. You stop acknowledging their strengths and start nagging them about their weaknesses. The key to a healthy…

Do You Keep Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again?

On August 18, 2017, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Do You Keep Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again?

To err is human but it is also a bit shameful. This is why we go out of our way to cover up our mistakes by lying or denying they happened. Sometimes, we are so busy trying to minimize our mistakes that we miss out on the lessons. Sadly, those…

Mastering the Art of the Apology

On July 21, 2017, Posted by , In Anger,Common Marriage Problems,Forgiveness, With Comments Off on Mastering the Art of the Apology

Many people have a surprisingly hard time apologizing to their wives or husbands. They’ll go out of their way to be extra nice to their partners when they realize they have wronged them, but won’t say “I’m sorry”. A sincere apology can be quite powerful against many relationship problems.  It…

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…

6 Key Principles of a Happy Marriage

On January 23, 2015, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With No Comments

Every married couple wants a happy marriage. No couple goes into marriage expecting it to end in divorce. However, wanting a happy marriage is not enough. Couples must put in work to “divorce-proof” their marriage. How to make your marriage work Forgive If a marriage is to succeed, both parties…

Forgive your Spouse for a Healthy Relationship

On December 17, 2014, Posted by , In All Posts,Anger,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With No Comments

It is impossible to have a healthy relationship without forgiveness.  However, forgiving a spouse can be quite a struggle. How do you forgive someone who promised to love and cherish you and then turned around and hurt you? The truth is that it is not easy, but it can be…

Do You Know How to Make a Sincere Apology?

On August 22, 2014, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With No Comments

It’s easy to say “I’m sorry”, even when you do not mean it. Sometimes, it is the easiest way to get out of a sticky situation and keep peace in the marriage. However, those words alone do not constitute a sincere apology. Many married couples can see through each other’s…

6 Ways To Avoid The Relationship “Cliff” And Save Your Marriage In 2013

As I’m writing this, the United States House and Senate have just passed legislation to avoid the infamous fiscal cliff. It’s all we’ve heard about for weeks. And for some reason our elected leaders in Washington appear unable to work together until facing an all-out “apocalyptic” melt down of some…

One BIG Reason Why Some Spouses Cheat

On September 12, 2012, Posted by , In Adultery,All Posts,Forgiveness,Save Marriage, With No Comments

All affairs are not created equal. They are different from one another. For instance, there is the adulterous affair that is initiated by revenge whereas another is caused by rage. When a spouse seeks an extramarital affair because he or she wants to get even, then this is, obviously, a…

Forgive To Have A Happy Marriage

On March 16, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Forgiveness, With Comments Off on Forgive To Have A Happy Marriage

Forgive for a Happy Marriage Forgiveness can rescue and save a marriage from being torn apart by anger, and it has the power to restore peace and happiness. In this post, I’ll share a case study of a wife we will call Amanda.  Amanda had been with her partner for…