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Romance in Marriage: Are You Speaking Two Different Languages?

Romance in Marriage: Are You Speaking Two Different Languages?

One of the most common topics discussed when talking about marriage is romance: keeping it alive, sparking it up, getting it back and everything in between. We recently found some excellent videos by Dr. Sheri Meyers, a marriage and family therapist and host of the show Straight From the Heart. In one of the videos, […]

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Rekindle Your Romance with 4 Little Words

Rekindle Your Romance with 4 Little Words

If you’re married, you probably say, “I love you” at least once a day. If you don’t, you’re probably in trouble. We say “I love you” so casually these days. I hear friends say it as a synonym for “See you later” or “You’re so funny.” We say things like “Love you bunches” or sign […]

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For Women: Taking Charge of the Passion

For Women: Taking Charge of the Passion

I can see it now — one eyebrow dropping in an expression that says I don’t know about this. Why should it just be up to me to be in charge of keeping the passion alive in my marriage?” Let me just say this right off the bat: it’s not just up to you. It […]

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Marriage as a Spiritual Path

Marriage as a Spiritual Path

I love to read, and I especially love to read anything pertaining to relationships and marriage. Maybe it’s because I am woman. Let’s face it, we’re just wired that way… as women we are relationship-oriented by nature, probably more so than men by virtue of our femininity. One of the best relationship books I ever […]

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Communication is Crucial to a Rockin’ Marriage

Communication is Crucial to a Rockin’ Marriage

It’s something you hear all time: you’ve gotta have good communication to have a good marriage. And I speak from the experience of being in a marriage where the communication has gone through phases of being really good at times, like in the beginning of our relationship when we were first in love and getting […]

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The Number 1 Marriage Communication Issue: Fighting Fair

The Number 1 Marriage Communication Issue: Fighting Fair

One of the issues we hear about in our counseling with other couples is about marriage communication. Of the communications issues, we hear most about fighting. One of the things we try to do most is not to help couples stop fighting, but to help them commit to fighting fair. Disagreements are going to happen. […]

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