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  • People need other to thrive and be well.
    Serve each other
    When two people marry, they would like to believe their spouse is someone who places their needs before their own. Our Peaceful Family described it best as “someone who will make chicken soup when their spouse is sick in bed”.The...
  • Your brain and marriage
    Is your brain ruining your marriage?
    At the beginning of my marriage-coaching career, it often felt like I’d stepped into Dante’s Inferno.Week after week, I guided and coaxed couples out of attack and defense mode. They acknowledged their issues and resolved to change...
  • Groomsmen caricature
    7 groovy gifts your groomsmen can't refuse
    Groomsmen are a few of the awesome guys in the groom’s life who have either been with him since they were kids, or have formed a bond with him through similar interests. Or they could be close male family members. On a special occasion such...
  • 5 truths about grieving the death of a spouse
    5 truths about grieving the death of a spouse
    Grief is not a simple, exact process. Ask anyone who has lost a spouse. When the love of your life is suddenly taken from you, you truly feel as if a part of yourself has been ripped apart. You wonder if you will ever feel normal or whole again....
  • Friends Forever
    Don’t join the ranks of the lonely people
    The declining rate of marriage is at the top of our list of worries about American society. What’s surprising about the decline of marriage is this simple fact—people who are married gain all sorts of benefits by being married. The...
  • Pearl engagement rings are the next big thing
    Why pearl engagement rings are the next big thing
    Weddings are beautiful events, yet the journey to the altar doesn't start with at the door of the church or wedding hall. Rather, it starts from the time the would-be-married couple decides to spend the rest of their lives together by becoming...
  • LELO ORA 2 Sex Toy review by a Clinical Sexologist
    LELO ORA 2 Sex Toy review by a Clinical Sexologist
    Oral Sex is a mystery to many women who want to experience the pleasure of it but are not able to for various reasons. Some of the obvious reasons are that they have a difficult time doing it alone without a partner, or they can feel anxious or...
  • Couples should have fun together
    Have fun together
    He loves sports. He played them while he was younger. He plays them on the Xbox One, buying the new edition as soon as it comes out. He watches them whenever they are broadcast, right on time, making sure nothing else is scheduled during the...
  • Let's Talk About It
    Communication: What is it good for?
    In a perfect world, it would be nice if your significant other could read your mind, right? Well, the world is not perfect so any chance of that happening is slim to none. So many relationships do not last because one or both of the individuals...
  • Let's work together
    My wife and boss
    Would this be a scenario you could live with? What if your spouse was also your boss? Could that become a big issue at work or at home? Some would say the deciding factor would depend on which one was the boss, the husband or wife. Maybe that...
  • Make this Valentine's Day special
    Make this Valentine's Day special
    Saint Valentine's Day is coming up. A day for romancing that special someone.To make the day special, there are many gift ideas. One can go the traditional route and buy flowers, candy, and jewelry. In the last several years, stuff animals...
  • Infidelity
    “Love and Lies” is a perverted portrayal of marriage
    A just released book by University of Missouri-Kansas City professor, Clancy Martin, entitled, “Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love,” is one of the most “off-the-mark”...
  • Best friends should get married
    Best friends should get married
    If anyone says that spending too much time together as a couple is a bad thing, that person does not understand what it is like to be in a relationship with a best friend. The urban dictionary explained it best, with girl or boy best friends- no...
  • A Christian view of marriage
    A Christian view of marriage
    If you are a Christian thinking about getting married, there is something you need to consider. Marriage is not a commitment. Marriage is a covenant before God.This is important. This means that when times get hard, when your spouse is getting on...
  • The Surprising Science Behind Your Marriage
    The surprising science behind your marriage
    What does it take to have a happy marriage? Change.You and your spouse likely have changes that you would like to see in order to be happier together. Why is it often so difficult for these changes to happen?Change can be challenging because it...