What Does the Kardashian Divorce Say About the Value of Marriage?

What Does the Kardashian Divorce Say About the Value of Marriage?

The divorce rate continues to hover around the 50% mark. Half of the people who get married today will end up in divorce court. We see so many couples fighting for their marriage and trying to make their marriage work after infidelity or other serious issues. It bothers me (Cathy) to see the news stories […]

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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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Some Interesting Benefits to Fixing Your Passionless Marriage

Some Interesting Benefits to Fixing Your Passionless Marriage

One of the more common issues going on in marriages is that of a passionless marriage. We’ve seen it a lot over the years and we’re seem to be seeing it more often. There a lot of reasons why couples find themselves in a passionless marriage and we won’t be going into them here. Can Lovemaking […]

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Improve your Marriage in One Hour! The Art of the 1 Hour Date

Improve your Marriage in One Hour! The Art of the 1 Hour Date

Cathy and I ran into some serious trouble in our marriage about ten years ago. At the time, we were the exhausted, distracted, over-scheduled parents of a nine year old and a two year old. We had our fast-paced and demanding jobs, a host of clubs, committees and Little League commitments and a million other […]

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Rekindling Romance: Marriage After the Kids

Rekindling Romance: Marriage After the Kids

Cathy and I have been through the newlywed stage, the young parent stage and are now in the older couple/older kids stage, with our son off at college and our 12 year old daughter busily living a more independent life. Through all of these stages, we’ve had to pay close attention to keeping the romance […]

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Friends With Kids: Will Your Marriage Work Once You’re Parents?

Friends With Kids: Will Your Marriage Work Once You’re Parents?

This week, the new comedy “Friends With Kids” hits theaters and it’s creating a lot of buzz and a good deal of debate about the topic of keeping your marriage alive while having a baby or raising little ones. Janice D’Arcy, the parenting columnist for The Washington Post, reviews the movie in today’s Washington Post […]

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Ashton and Demi Reconciling? How to Make Your May-December Marriage Work!

Ashton and Demi Reconciling? How to Make Your May-December Marriage Work!

This week, E! NEws Online is reporting that Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may have a reconciliation in their future. We don’t know if that’s entirely true or even if it should be, but it sparked a discussion between us about the sadness of their troubles. Aside from the fact that there are obviously some […]

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