10 Quick, Proven Ways to Reduce Marital Stress and Conflict

Conflict is Inevitable But Combat is Optional! Max Lucado Have you ever been at a party and overheard a couple say, “Oh, we never fight!” Don’t. Believe. Them.     Couples fight! How do I know this? My wife and I still have our fair share of fights. As a matter of fact, we had a pretty […]

9 Ways to Overcome Relationship Problems: Perspective

69% of your relationship problems are unsolvable! Dr. John Gottman Really? 9 Ways to Overcome Relationship Problems: Perspective! That’s right, change your perspective and change your trajectory. I remember the day I read this statistic in Dr. John Gottman’s book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. At first, I was a bit surprised. But […]

11 Ways to Have a Happy Husband

A good husband loves his wife. A great husband makes her feel special. You make me feel whole. Anonymous     Ever wondered if there were any ways to tell if your husband is a happily married man? While every relationship goes through seasons, here are some proven indicators that your man is happy in your relationship. […]

12 Ways to Have a Happier Wife

12 Ways to Have a Happy Wife!

“ My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” Sir Winston Churchill “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” Ruth Bell-Graham “Let your wife be a fountain of blessing for you.    Rejoice in the wife of your youth.” Proverbs 5:18 NLT 12 Ways to Have […]

Are You Using the 6 Powerful Layers of Intimacy in Your Relationship?

How to Use the 6 Layers of Intimacy to Enhance Your Relationship

“The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.” Carolyn Heilbrun What is intimacy? One definition of intimacy is an act or familiar expression serving as a token of congeniality, affection, and love. Another is a close or detailed knowledge of […]

4 Proven Ways to Enrich Your Marriage

Marriage is meant to keep people together, not just when things are good but mainly when not. That’s why we take marriage vows, not wishes. John Thurman  We celebrate forty-nine years of marriage this month. In that time, we have had multiple experiences with all the seasons of a marriage. We have experienced some incredible […]

How to Dramatically Lower Damaging Relationship Stress with One Action

Successful long-term relationships are created through small words, small gestures, and small acts.  John Gottman, Eight Dates: A Plan for Making Love Last Forever[i] Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1:19 (The New Living Translation) What Action would […]

2 Secrets of Success Discovered in Ancient Writings!

You don’t luck into things as much as you’d like to think you do. So you build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.  Secrets ~Barbara Bush “The hand of the diligent will rule, but the slack hand will be put to forced labor.” Proverbs 12:24, AMP God has equipped you to handle difficult […]