Appreciation is something we see too little of in marriages. It seems over time we come to accept our spouse for who they are and take their special gifts and contributions for granted. I appreciate that my wife is not just like me. I’ll admit,… Read More »Appreciation is Key in Marriage
Couples in great marriages laugh a lot. They laugh together and they laugh individually. It is apparent in watching them that they are truly enjoying life and their relationship. Laughter is associated with fun. Nobody laughs when they’re miserable or bored. It is a symptom… Read More »Laughter, Fun & Perspective
Valentine’s Day fascinates me. No so much the day itself, but rather how people respond to it. Years ago when I was in High School, they used to sell carnations leading up to the day. They had different colors to represent different feelings. Red was… Read More »Valentine’s Day – Pleasure or Pressure?
Most couples go through some form of planning prior to getting married. They probably discuss things like having children (and how many), careers, and likes and dislikes. Often times, these discussions are more about revealing personal preferences rather than planning for the future. E.g. “Okay,… Read More »Cast a Vision for your Marriage