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  • Marriage Is Good For Wellbeing
    New research demonstrates marriage is good for personal well-being
    A newly released study by the world-renowned Gallup Organization (October 15, 2014) confirms the results of our 30+ years of research, as well as multiple other studies conducted over the decades regarding marriage benefits. Gallup's telephone...
  • Charlie Sheen split with porn star fiancée Brett Rossi was predicted by friends
    Charlie Sheen split with porn star fiancée Brett Rossi was predicted by friends
    Charlie Sheen’s broken engagement with his porn star fiancée Brett Rossi may have come as a surprise to others but it was predicted by his friends. Charlie’s friends were well aware the couple’s engagement wouldn’t last and...
  • Dinner Date Destroyed
    Relationship deal breakers, The do’s and don'ts of Texting
    One text is all that it takes to ruin a person's day, especially one that ends an old relationship, or confuses a new one. How can we avoid sending out a text that sabotages a relationship? This article is about deal breakers and relationship...
  • Love Lessons:  How can I help my husband lose weight?
    Love Lessons: How can I help my husband lose weight?
    Dear Cheryl,My husband and I have been married for 25 years, and are very happy. Over the past 10 years, my husband has gained quite a bit of weight. I am still attracted to him, but am very afraid that he is shortening his life. We are both...
  • IPhone interfering with relationships
    Is your iPhone wrecking your love life?
    Can your iPhone actually be wrecking your love life? Now, you are asking yourself, what does the iPhone have to do with love and marriage? Well, it goes like this. Remember our constant refrain regarding successful loving relationships, &ldquo...
  • Lady Liberty
    When it's over...
    Well all, I regretfully inform you that this is the closing of the Love and Marriage column. As I soon will be divorced come the end of October, what I feelyou all deserve is honesty. If he feels trapped and you feel trapped, there's only one...
  • Be Giving
    Love advice: 10 tips for givers and with-holders
    Givers are generous with kisses, kindness, and words. On the flip side are the with-holders, those who give the cold shoulder to their partners. And this silent treatment approach is one of the most common ways married couples deal with conflict...
  • couples
    Every woman does not want to have children Part 3
    Every woman does not want to have childrenPart 3Having children is a choice. Being married is a choice. Being single is a choice. Not having children is a choice. We are all unique individuals with varying temperaments some of us more complex than...
  • Stay faithful
    A marriage with faith
    Is a marriage without faith possible to maintain? Some people would say yes. But it’s possible that some would say any healthy marriage would have couples that have faith to some degree. Wouldn’t you have to have some sort of faith in...
  • Be blessed, not stressed
    God's gift to marriage
    For most couples, marriage probably does present as a gift. Through all the trials and difficult times, when you have that somebody that hangs in there with you, you see the gift. There are so many awesome things about marriage. God created man,...
  • Girl wears Ray Rice number jersey with a different message
    Thought for victims of domestic violence
    This article is directed at women, but is, in no way, meant to make light of the fact that many men are also victims of domestic violence. Their pain and struggle is also one to be mindful of.Domestic violence has been in the headlines recently...
  • Marriage Can Cure Childhood Poverty
    Marriage can cure childhood poverty
    There is no way to spin the relationship between childhood poverty and single parenthood. The preponderance of evidence is far too compelling to conclude anything to the contrary.Remember the line from the famous Tom Hanks movie Apollo 13 about...
  • How to stay Connected Intimately in a Long Distance Relationship
    How to stay Connected Intimately in a Long Distance Relationship
    Long distance relationships have been difficult for many couples, especially when it comes to being intimate with one another.With the invention of Facetime, Skype, and other ways to interact visually it has helped many couples communicate face to...
  • Couple Stressed Out
    Stressed out? Don't let stress kill you or your relationship
    The major finding of a 2014 Danish study revealed that arguing and worrying about family problems can damage your health and may lead to an increased risk of dying in middle age. "Stressful social relations in private life are associated with...
  • Why does your average Man worry so much about the Size of his Penis?
    Why does your average Man worry so much about the Size of his Penis?
    For men the penis is front and center, it can be seen by all who view it when his pants are down. Some men will cringe at the thought of this and others will become aroused. The thought of a woman looking at their penis, perhaps admiring it or...