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This is What True Commitment Looks Like

On September 21, 2018, Posted by , In Adultery,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on This is What True Commitment Looks Like

What does the notion of “commitment” mean to you? What would your spouse have to do for you to be absolutely convinced that he or she is TOTALLY committed to you and your marriage? Within the context of marriage, commitment is about unity, faithfulness, monogamy, friendship, affection, love, respect and…

Asking Your Partner for Help and Support

On September 14, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Asking Your Partner for Help and Support

Are you getting the help and support you need from your partner? One of the many benefits of marriage is having a helper that you can always count on. Sadly, this help doesn’t come automatically – even in a happy marriage. You often have to tell your partner exactly what you…

Compromising The Right Way

On September 11, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Compromising The Right Way

We’ve all heard that marriage is all about compromise. But, is there a right  and a wrong way to compromise? There are times when it’s necessary to give-in and compromise.That doesn’t mean you’re admitting that you’re wrong; it simply means that your spouse’s happiness is more important to you that…

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…

Respect Each Other’s Privacy

On August 24, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Respect Each Other’s Privacy

Healthy relationships cannot exist without mutual respect for each other’s privacy. This is why boundaries are so important in marriage. Privacy in marriage is perfectly fine but secrecy is not. Privacy allows spouses to keep certain things that are not suitable for public consumption to themselves. For instance, you don’t…

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…

Not All Communication is Good for Your Marriage

On August 10, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Not All Communication is Good for Your Marriage

We all have unique communication styles influenced by our age, personality and culture among other factors. Our communication styles affect the way we share and receive information with others. Unfortunately, not all styles are beneficial when it comes to communication in marriage. Some styles can be harmful to your relationship…

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…

Give Your Partner a Nice Gift Just Because

On July 27, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage,Romance, Intimacy & Sex, With Comments Off on Give Your Partner a Nice Gift Just Because

Do you and your partner exchange gifts in marriage even when there is no occasion or holiday that demands gift giving? Giving a surprise gift on Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries and holidays lessens the surprise because chances are that the recipient was already expecting it. Sometimes it is good to…

Your Husband or Wife Should Know Your Fears and Insecurities

On July 19, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Your Husband or Wife Should Know Your Fears and Insecurities

Most people would love to be able to stifle all their insecurities and have a care-free marriage, but that’s hard to do. Fears and insecurities have a way of coming out when it’s most inconvenient. Also, hiding your insecurities can leave you feeling trapped and keep you from achieving your…