Conversations in Marriage

Conversations in Marriage

In my house, my family and I try to communicate as effectively as possible and avoid miscommunicating. We are successful, most of the time. Even the best communicators can fall into some common pitfalls of miscommunication. Unfortunately, conversations sometimes...
Apologies in Marriage

Apologies in Marriage

If you are looking for a relationship game changer, then learn how to properly apologize. Do spouses need to apologize to each other when they hurt their spouse’s feelings and/or do something wrong? Yes!! I have noticed in my personal and professional life that many...
Priorities in Marriage

Priorities in Marriage

Some people think that loving marriages just happen. Happily married couples would tell you that it takes, respect, patience, empathy and lots of nurturing. It also takes making your spouse feel special, important, noticed, and your number one priority. One of the...
Marriage Masters Versus Marriage Disasters

Marriage Masters Versus Marriage Disasters

Why are some couples thriving in their marriage and some barely surviving? The answer could be in figuring out if the couple is a “marriage master” or a “marriage disaster” as described by Dr. John Gottman, world-renowned therapist who developed the Gottman Method...
Reality Versus Fantasy in Marriage

Reality Versus Fantasy in Marriage

There is a famous line that most of us remember from the Wizard of Oz. It is “lions, tigers and bears, oh my”. This line is expressing the upcoming potential dangers on the journey to see the wizard. I relate it to a newer saying, “Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, oh...