Sex alone is not a good foundation for a marriage. What do you think is a good foundation for a successful marriage? Share your comments below!
Having a hard time deciding what to wear because you want someone other than your spouse to notice you? If you're dressing with this purpose in mind what are your motives for doing so? Are you trying to get attention from the opposite sex? Is your spouse not noticing the way you look or the... Continue Reading →
Most people, if you ask them, don't plan on having an affair. However, there are certain behaviors that lead people towards this downward path. While some behaviors may seem innocent and insignificant, they can often lead to a much bigger issue. The behavior we'll talk about today is: Confiding in someone of the opposite gender.... Continue Reading →
After learning about your spouse's positive and not-so-positive traits, it can be easy to fall into the trap of wanting to change them and begin to negatively criticize them. Let's take a look at the definition of criticism. Criticism: the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes. (Google) Criticizing... Continue Reading →
Be honest and open about your feelings. Were you hurt or became angry with something your spouse said? Let them know in a respectful manner.
About a week after returning from our honeymoon in Paris, my father unexpectedly passed away. Then within the space of 5 years both of my husbands’ parents passed away as well. While we grieved for our parents, we clung to each other and became emotionally hardened at having experienced so many losses in such a... Continue Reading →
Avoid complaining or talking negatively about your spouse on the workplace or anywhere else. Doing this can harm the trust levels you both have and can have undesirable effects. Enjoy your week!
“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”... Continue Reading →
We want our marriages to last a lifetime. Yet, after some years of marriage small things that can have lasting impacts creep in: mistrust, less communication, or infrequent sex. How can you protect your marriage from the hurt that these problems bring? 1. Spend time regularly with your spouse - There’s no better way to... Continue Reading →
I'd love to say that our plans always work out but the reality is that sometimes they just don't. How do you handle a disappointing resolution to a situation when you and your spouse were counting on a positive outcome? Do you: 1. Blame each other? 2. Get discouraged, angry, or moody? As team players... Continue Reading →
Is there a marriage quote or scripture that has a big influence on your marriage? Has something recently helped bring a positive change that you'd like to share with the readers on this blog? I look forward to reading your responses! Please share in the comment box below.
While out on dates with my husband we love to laugh, talk about the past and future, and so many other things. I've often seen other couples looking at us curiously or just simply looking at their phones instead of each other. Some couples don't know what to talk about when the kids aren't around... Continue Reading →
Conquer. Conquer and Seduce. To conquer means: to successfully overcome a problem or weakness. A wife needs to conquer her fear of embarrassment and shyness so that she can seduce her husband. To seduce means: to attract powerfully. The act of seducing your husband is how you show your love, interest, and devotion to him. […]
Without realizing it, mental lists of complaints can start forming in our heads. We often look at the things that our spouse hasn't done or isn't doing and get frustrated. Having this mental list doesn't make us feel positive towards our spouse or our marriage. In fact, if these thoughts continue without being expressed (at... Continue Reading →
After writing my article "What Every Wife Loves to Hear" I knew I needed to write one for husbands. In many marriages and relationships the focus usually is on the women. However, men need to hear certain things too. One of the biggest needs a man has is respect. He needs assurance from time to... Continue Reading →