Category Archives: Communication

Effective ways to improving communication in marriage from Make Us One.

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

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

Use Your Pillow Talk to Improve Sexual Intimacy

Our words carry more power than we know. Your words are so powerful that they will kill or give life, Proverbs 18:21 tells us. If the words I speak are so powerful, how much so than to my husband in times of intimacy? My pillow talk will either give life or kill  our sexual intimacy. … Continue reading Use Your Pillow Talk to Improve Sexual Intimacy

Choose Your Battles|7 Steps to Having a Win-Win Marriage

“Choose your battles” is usually associated with parental advice. But it also applies to marriage. How do you know which battle to fight and which to drop? Real-Life Example of a Battle Choice Married now many, many years, my husband and I know which battles to pursue and which ones to drop. When you’ve been … Continue reading Choose Your Battles|7 Steps to Having a Win-Win Marriage