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Why Fearlessness is the Foundation to a Solid Marriage

On December 14, 2018, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Why Fearlessness is the Foundation to a Solid Marriage

What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid? Would your marriage be different? Many people are afraid to surrender all their love to their spouses. Some are afraid to be vulnerable, while others fear that they will lose their individuality. Unfortunately, marriage romance cannot thrive amidst such insecurity. Trust is essential…

A Little Competition is Good for your Marriage

On November 23, 2018, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on A Little Competition is Good for your Marriage

Some spouses compete with each other all the time. They are constantly trying to one-up each other in their careers, income and parenting, among other things. The thing about marital competition in married life though is that it can turn ugly really quick. Competition and comparison creates division and turns…

Focus On What’s Working

On November 15, 2018, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Focus On What’s Working

Complaining and negativity can ruin a happy marriage. This is because being married to a complainer is extremely frustrating and emotionally draining. It is very hard to stay positive when your partner is constantly focusing on the negative. It is also difficult to resolve relationship issues when the other person…

Transform Yourself to Transform Your Relationship

On November 2, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Transform Yourself to Transform Your Relationship

You have told your spouse- multiple times- that something they do bothers you but they have yet to change. You are angry at them. You can’t believe they can be so insensitive. Sound familiar? Well, if you are trying to figure out how to save a marriage, there is one…

It’s Absolutely Okay to Have Fears, Doubts and Insecurities

On October 26, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on It’s Absolutely Okay to Have Fears, Doubts and Insecurities

We all have fears and insecurities that can keep us from having the care-free marriage of our dreams. We may try to hide them from our partners but they always rear their ugly heads at the most inconvenient time. Also, hiding our insecurities often leaves us feeling trapped and keep us from achieving our…

Write It Down!

On October 12, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Write It Down!

Writing things down is an easy way to avoid forgetting past thoughts and feelings. It can give you a unique perspective of your relationship and help with decision making and communication. Writing can also be used as a means of communication in relationships since you can organize your thoughts without being…

How to be Happily Married in an Imperfect World

On September 27, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on How to be Happily Married in an Imperfect World

Far fewer marriages would end in divorce if more couples created a healthy marriage code. What is a code? It’s a set of rules/principles/behaviors that you will follow regardless of your situation or circumstances. Why is this important? Because it reinforces the structural integrity of your marriage. Without a marriage…

Happy People Make Better Parents

On August 31, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Happy People Make Better Parents

This should be common knowledge but I will say it anyway: Your relationship with your spouse is affecting your children. In fact, if your marriage is in trouble, then assume right now that your children have noticed and are likely suffering emotional pain.  Refusing to get marital help only prolongs…

Pay Attention to the Little Things

On August 17, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Pay Attention to the Little Things

Marriage is just as much about the little things as it is about big things. The small everyday moments of love and support are just as essential to a happy marriage as big things like communication, faithfulness, honesty and trust. In fact, it’s the little things that make everyday married…

Staying Happily Married while Caring for Aging Parents

On August 3, 2018, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Staying Happily Married while Caring for Aging Parents

People are living longer. Which means that many couples today are caring for an aging parent or loved one who lives with them. This is a blessing for everyone involved, but over time it can become a source of profound stress. If this situation is stressing your marriage, then you…