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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…

Fostering a Deeper Connection

On August 2, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Fostering a Deeper Connection

Your bond with your wife or husband is like a garden.  It needs to be tended regularly or else it will gradually fade away and ruin your happy marriage. Here are some ways in which you can nurture your bond with your spouse. Celebrate special occasions Couples should always make…

Know Your Love Languages: Physical Touch

On July 19, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Physical Touch

What do you think about the research that claims we need four hugs a day for maintenance, eight to be healthy and twelve to thrive? How many hugs do you and your spouse enjoy daily? (Some of you are thinking, “Twelve hugs a day? Are you kidding me! I’m lucky…

Know Your Love Languages: Acts of Service

On July 12, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Acts of Service

How often do you go out of your way to help your partner? When everyday responsibilities become stressful, little acts of service from a spouse can make difficult times easier to handle. In fact, service is a great way to show love and affection for your partner and make them…

Know Your Love Languages: Gifts

On July 5, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Gifts

Gifts are a love language so they are seen as a reflection of the giver’s feelings towards the recipient. Buying a gift for a significant other comes with a lot of pressure regardless of how long you have been married. Bearing in mind that your spouse is going to “read into”…

Know Your Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

On June 28, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

If a happy marriage is your goal, you need to get into the habit of affirming and encouraging your partner. Many people spend their days feeling like they are being watched or judged, and want to come home to a safe and supportive environment where they can let their guards…

Know Your Love Languages: Quality Time

On June 13, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Quality Time

Quality time isn’t about proximity but about undivided attention. For instance, watching TV together might not really count as spending quality relationship time together because you are not giving each other your undivided attention. Quality relationship time is a powerful communicator of love, and it brings a unique sense of…

The Art of Giving Compliments

On May 31, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on The Art of Giving Compliments

Many people believe that compliments for women don’t have to be sincere as long as they are flattering. Unfortunately, this isn’t true, especially in marriage. Most people would rather receive simple, specific and honest compliments from their spouses than vague and dishonest flattery. How to Give Compliments Specific compliments sound…

How to Find a Good Christian Marriage Counselor

On May 24, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on How to Find a Good Christian Marriage Counselor

Finding an outstanding marriage counselor, especially one who runs a Christian-based practice, isn’t always easy. That’s why I recommend starting with your pastor. Since most pastors also have some training in marriage counseling, you may find that your pastoral staff offers marriage counseling as a service of your local church….

Look into Each Other’s Eyes

On May 10, 2019, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Look into Each Other’s Eyes

The eyes are a window to the soul. Therefore, when you make eye contact with your partner, it is as if you can see their inner-most thoughts and feelings. A lingering look from a loved one can trigger feelings of love and happiness. In fact, it is a great way…