Knowing this ONE Fact May Save Your Marriage

All marriages have specific patterns, and knowing these patterns can make the difference between building a happy marriage and divorce…or worse, suffering through a bad marriage – “settling” for what is. Eesh. Don’t let that be your mistake. Marriages are predictable, and knowing what’s normal is important because being in a tough spot doesn’t necessarily…

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Why Monogamy is Unnatural and How That Fact Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Let me tell you a little secret about monogamy that you may find it surprising: Monogamy is not natural to human beings. Yep. We struggle with it, and it’s because of our biology. Don’t be discouraged though. This is actually a good thing in the grand scheme of things for a lasting marriage. Here’s why……

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6 Steps to Surviving Parenthood with Your Marriage Intact

In other societies and in ours “Once Upon a Time” becoming a parent was a rite of passage and a communal event. After a woman gave birth, the family and community would rally around her and give her a much needed break as she healed from labor and found her way as a new mother…

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My Spouse Cheated! Don’t Leave Just Yet…

While most people in marriages feel like their relationships will succeed, today 50% of first marriages STILL end in divorce (and it gets higher with second and third marriages). Even more traumatic than those statistics is that infidelity is a common issue in many marriages (and it’s getting easier and easier to be tempted…thanks Ashley…

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Talking About Feelings Won’t Fix Your Marriage – STOP!

Stop talking about your feelings to fix your marriage! It won’t work! Okay, well, that’s not entirely true. You’ll need to do it eventually, but not now. Here’s why… When you lead with your feelings and how your partner is hurting you, things escalate, and fights begin. Know how to do it correctly and calmly?…

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8 Essential Practices for a Happy Marriage

Did you know that happy marriages that LAST the tests of time have common practices that are universal? Yes, it’s true. If you want to guarantee that your marriage will last (or fix a struggling one), follow these 8 essential practices. I’m not saying they are easy, but they are incredibly effective, and they are…

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The ONE Reason Sex Becomes a Problem in Marriage

As a long term relationship develops, a couple experiences lots of changes. In all relationships, the honeymoon phase fades after 2 years or less. This means that sexual attraction changes and that sexual “charge” you once got from your partner is exchanged for something less physically stimulating. Now you have to work at it. Read…

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Why You Nag and Your Spouse Keeps Messing Up

It seems like nagging creeps in and rears its ugly head into every marriage after some time. “Are you going to just sit there?” “Don’t forget you need to take out the garbage later today. You forgot last week, and now we have a heap load!” “Make sure you feed the baby at these specific…

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How Money Problems Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Money problems tearing your marriage apart? Or do you just wish it could get better? Either way, financial woes are one of the most common problems in a marriage and one of the top reasons for divorce. No couple ever vows, “Till money do us part,” but it happens quite often. Want to get out…

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The ONE Reason Your Marriage is Insecure

There isn’t anything worse than being married to someone you think might leave you. It’s scary, and it creates a lot of insecurity. Everyone wants to feel safe in their relationship, but it’s often the exception rather than the rule. How sad! Shouldn’t we feel like we are with someone who is truly committed to…

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