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
Every marriage tells its own story. What story does yours tell? My husband, Dennis, and I make it a habit of reading books on marriage together. Attending a marriage course or workshop annually and reading (or listening) to books on improving our marriage are keys to our classic marriage. Currently we are listening* to You … Continue reading What Story Does Your Marriage Tell?
My husband and I have been called a lot of things over our four decades of marriage, but when someone called us “classics” it stopped us in our tracks. The young lady said when she looks at us, she sees the word “Classic.” Like the way someone looks at old pictures or thinks of good … Continue reading What Makes a Marriage Classic
What will your marriage look like 50 years from now? What will you remember and treasure? Will your marriage commitment stand the test of time? Whenever I hear of young couples choosing to walk away from their marriage commitment, the words of the song, “Fifty Years From Now” by Andy Denton haunt me. The Real … Continue reading The Real Deal of Marriage Commitment
Ever feel that you go through the day on autopilot, performing the routine, boring, habitual day-to-day activities? Monotony and familiarity can hijack us from enjoying the joy of the present. If this describes your marriage, it is time to catch these little foxes. At the conclusion of counseling with premarital couples, we offer an opportunity … Continue reading Catch the Little Foxes That Want to Destroy Your Marriage