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Become More Mature to Save Your Marriage

On June 18, 2021, Posted by , In Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Become More Mature to Save Your Marriage

Taking charge of your life and emotions and being responsible for your actions are signs of maturity. Some experts claim that society is becoming less mature as the years pass by. But that doesn’t have to be true for you. Here are six things you can do to become more…

7 Signs You’re Dealing With A Mature Person

On June 4, 2021, Posted by , In Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on 7 Signs You’re Dealing With A Mature Person

Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash Maturity is the ability to respond to situations in age-appropriate ways cognitively and emotionally. And one situation where maturity is absolutely essential is marriage. Here are seven signs you’re dealing with a mature person (and hopefully this person is your partner). A Mature Person…

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…

Part 11: Dealing With People Who Resist Your Boundaries

On May 14, 2021, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Part 11: Dealing With People Who Resist Your Boundaries

People will resist and test your boundaries (you will even resist your boundaries occasionally).  The important thing isn’t knowing that your boundaries will be tested, but how to protect them in firm yet polite and courteous ways. Prepare for Resistance Simply knowing and acknowledging that people will resist your boundaries…

Part 10: Setting Boundaries with Yourself

On May 7, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 10: Setting Boundaries with Yourself

When we think of setting boundaries, we usually think of relationships with other people and how we expect to be treated. But, some of the most important boundaries we will ever create are the ones we set with ourselves. One of your most important relationships is the one you have…

Part 9: Setting Boundaries At Work

On April 30, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 9: Setting Boundaries At Work

People struggle with setting boundaries within the workplace, but when you consider all the time they spend at work, having workplace boundaries is essential to health and happiness. The Case for Workplace Boundaries Professional boundaries guard against burnout and feeling unfulfilled in the workplace. Workplace boundaries prevent you from pushing…

Part 8: Boundaries Within Families

On April 23, 2021, Posted by , In Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 8: Boundaries Within Families

Boundaries within families are important. Having boundaries for your spouse and children will create a happier marriage and home life. Time & Space Boundaries Marriage is one of the most challenging yet joyful relationships anyone can experience. But your relationship with your partner doesn’t automatically get easier when you get…

Part 7: Boundaries in Dating, Continued

On April 16, 2021, Posted by , In Communication, With Comments Off on Part 7: Boundaries in Dating, Continued

The Importance of Giving Each Other Space Few things are more exciting than when you first start dating someone who’s a lot of fun and you want to get to know better. It makes you want to spend ALL your time with them!  It’s easy to lose yourself in the…

Part 6: Setting Boundaries in Dating

On April 9, 2021, Posted by , In Communication, With Comments Off on Part 6: Setting Boundaries in Dating

Since this is a marriage blog, dating isn’t discussed much. But dating is a part of life, either before marriage or after divorce. So, let’s talk about boundaries in dating. Dating is fun and complicated. Most everyone would like to find true love but not everyone has the same beliefs…