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  • Merry Christmas honey
    A holiday marriage
    What is the most important thing about Christmas? Some might say the tree, the gifts or visiting family. But what if you were forced to try and enjoy Christmas without the gifts, tree and decorations. Could you and your spouse spend the time...
  • Love Done Right
    Love done right can change the world
    The other night we heard a great line on a television show we were watching and, not surprisingly, we took it to heart. The statement reinforced everything we have learned about love and marriage over our past 32 years of marriage research.The...
  • All because two people fell in love
    Dos and don'ts of getting over hurt when married to the one who caused it
    When someone is hurt, it is normal to experience a fight or flight response. The catalyst for hurt can be a little white lie, a web of lies, harsh words, or cold actions that lead to betrayal within marriage. Hurt is relative to those involved in...
  • I'll go where you go
    Relocating your marriage
    So you or your spouse is offered a job several states away from what you call home, what do you do. Truly, women are typically the ones who are expected to up-root and follow their husbands from end of the earth to the other. Is possible that...
  • We can do it together
    Marriage; her opportunities can be yours too
    Honor isn't based on behavior or subject to emotion. You grant your spouse value whether they want it or deserve it. Honor is a decision you make and a gift you give. This is exactly what the Apostle Paul encouraged the early Christians to do when...
  • Attraction in Marriage
    How to avoid losing attraction in marriage
    People get married because something about their partner attracted them that no other person was able to magnetize. Over time, this attraction in marriage can become overlooked or forgotten after life became routine or a distraction entered that...
  • Divorce Rate In America
    The 50% divorce rate myth lives on in spite of the facts
    A New York Times (NYT) article on December 2, 2014 entitled, “The Divorce Surge Is Over, but the Myth Lives On,” reports that, “It is no longer true that the divorce rate is rising, or that half of all marriages end in divorce....
  • Date night dinner
    Five awesome date night ideas
    Date night can be a great way to reconnect in the marriage. However, date night can become mundane if a couple finds themselves doing the same thing every time they have a free night alone. What should they do to avoid this?How about an...
  • Dating Advice for the Holidays
    How to successfully date during the Holidays
    The holidays can be a difficult time to be single, for many people. One way to combat the loneliness is to get out and date. In many ways it's can be a great time to start a new relationship. Statically more people around the holidays are...
  • Time to Call it Quits
    8 Signs it's Time to call it Quits.
    No one likes to think about ending a relationship. So much time and effort goes into establishing and then maintaining a healthy relationship. However, don't allow the time you've invested in the other person force you to be a prisoner of...
  • Dr. Linda Anderson interview regarding silent agreements in relationships
    Dr. Linda Anderson interview regarding silent agreements in relationships
    I’m very pleased today to interviewDr. Linda Anderson, clinical psychologist, in regard to “silent agreements” in relationships.This is a relatively new term, and I am very interested to hear more about it.Thank you, Dr. Anderson...
  • Lounge wear ideas
    Lounge wear is comfy and sexy
    Walking around the house wearingstained sweats, an over-sized t-shirt complete with holes is comfortable. Even wearing a housecoat like the one grandma wears with thezipper in front topped off with a hair bonnet. But these looks are not sexy. It&...
  • Wedding hands with rings
    Research reports a bad marriage is harmful to health
    A bad marriage has many deleterious effects on the heart and a person’s overall health is the conclusion of a new study out of the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago as reported by CNN on November 21, 2014.The new study by...
  • Christmas comes to DFW
    TOP FAMILY FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS EVENTS IN DFW
    As the Holiday season draws near, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex comes alive with Christmas cheer. Our area has an abundance of events and activities to fill your schedule with all the excitement this joyous holiday season has to offer.BASS PRO...
  • Don't go through his phone
    Don't go through his phone
    Social mediaand secret apps have complicated maintaining a healthy relationship. The amount of people that you can meet via the internet and possibly build a relationship with has more than tripled over the past few years.Technology was brought on...