There are times in marriage where things are very challenging. Even impossible. Maybe you’ve thought to yourself, “I’m done, I can’t live like this anymore”. Instead of taking the leaning out path, writing each other off, and starting over, humility can allow each person to face the hard truths about themselves and each other. It’s […]
Respect in marriage is one the most important ways to communicate love and care to your partner. It is an important predictor of marital health, builds intimacy, and evidence shows that where there is respect there is greater marital satisfaction overall. I tend to see a greater sense of “we-ness” among spouses that feel valued […]
Your Marriage in the New Year.
Happy New Year! This morning, Marriage365 shared: “Working on your marriage a little bit each day pays big dividends. The strongest couples, the happiest couples work on their marriage 365 days a year.” As you consider the New Year, what is one area of your marriage or relationship that you’d like to work on in 2019? A […]
Marriage Moment: 5 Strategies for Balancing Togetherness and Individuality
Many of us enter marriage anticipating working together as a team. But, how do we work together with our spouse and maintain our own voice, opinions and perspectives. This certainly can be challenging for many couples…to find this balance of togetherness and individuality. Those first few years of marriage are often a time of discovery […]