Real Romance is about Everday Gestures of Love

Romance isn’t just for Valentine’s Day. Couples tend to have all kinds of romantic ideas and gestures before marriage. But to keep a healthy marriage growing, your spouse needs to know and be reminded that you’d marry them all over again. Real Romance is about the Every Day Gestures of Love Real romance is doing … Continue reading Real Romance is about Everday Gestures of Love

Why Watching Porn to Help Your Sex Life is a BAD Idea

Wanting to add some spice and variety to your times of sexual intimacy is not a bad thing. But if you think watching porn together is how you can do it, I want to give you a STRONG warning here: DON’T GO THERE. Watching porn to help  your sex life is a BAD idea. Why Watching … Continue reading Why Watching Porn to Help Your Sex Life is a BAD Idea

How to Apologize When You Seek Forgiveness for a Wrong

The seven words that we tell couples every marriage needs —I was wrong. Will you forgive  me? needs an update. When you are seeking forgiveness for a wrong done to your spouse, there is a better way to apologize. Most Apologies Need One More Ingredient Dennis and I are  discovering  that there is a big … Continue reading How to Apologize When You Seek Forgiveness for a Wrong

How to Resolve “Sour Hour” Conflict|5 Steps

Evenings are the worst time to get into an argument with your spouse.  We’ve seen this pattern with most of the couples we coach, and have termed this time period the Sour Hour.  What is the best way to resolve conflict in the evening? What does the “Sour Hour” look like? It’s at the end of … Continue reading How to Resolve “Sour Hour” Conflict|5 Steps

Time to Address the State of the Union of Your Marriage

Entering a new decade, I think we all want to embrace it with open arms. To think of it as beginning afresh, our hearts full of optimism. A question my husband and I have been discussing since January 1 is “what do we want the state of our union to be by the time we … Continue reading Time to Address the State of the Union of Your Marriage

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