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  • Divorce Month
    Is January a chilly month for marriage?
    A pundit recently suggested that January is “Divorce Month.” So, we set out to determine whether that notion is true or false.We’ve done research on marriage for over three decades and we have interviewed a lot of couples that...
  • Dating at any age
    Dating and Married
    Dating is for single people, right? Not anymore. People always want to know how to keep the spice in their relationship after marriage. The key is to never stop dating…each other. Most people wonder how this is possible once children and...
  • Say yes to sex
    Not in the mood? Say yes anyway.
    Traffic was backed up and a 30 minute commute took an extra hour to make it to the office. Work was crazy busy and there was no time for lunch. The day was 12 hours long and the deadline for all projects happened to fall today. At home the kids...
  • A Ugandan Christmas
    Toddlers explore Uganda & enjoy Christmas abroad
    There weren't any stockings or presents under the tree - no mention of a visit from Santa or his reindeer. Christmas was different this year.I stood in an outdoor shower that morning, soaking in the scenery. And though the vastness of the lush...
  • Physical abuse by a narcissist
    Five Types of Physical Abuse Narcissists Use on Spouses
    Have you experience a time when your narcissistic spouse lost control and became scary angry? Did they physically hurt you? Do you feel that somehow you provoked it?Narcissistic spouses will blame you for their abusive behavior. “You made me...
  • Ugandan car crash shakes American visitors
    Ugandan car crash shakes American visitors
    Disbelief, heartache and gratitude fill my soul as I recall that surreal day. It was just one month ago in Uganda when a tragedy nearly struck my young family.It was another beautiful day in "The Pearl of Africa". The sun shone brightly...
  • Coping with stress in marriage
    What happens when the bad outweighs the good
    It is easier to remain in a happy place when all is well. The bills are paid with a little extra left over to splurge on a bucket of chicken for dinner. The kids are well behaved and passing class with no fuss. Loved ones have no pending critical...
  • Marriage For A Lifetime
    Living without your spouse can be impossible
    On December 27, 2014 an Ohio couple that was married for 69 years died within eight hours of each other. Their son was unsurprised because his parents “did everything together.” Simply put, his parents could not live without each other...
  • Ocean
    Growing and maturing beyond resentment
    Growing beyond resentment!Part 1Resentment can kill or deteriorate any marriage, home, family or relationship if it is not properly dealt with. Resentment means you feel over and over the pain or distaste associated with an act or deed that has...
  • Intimate Kissing
    When SEX is no longer intimate, it is just SEX
    “SEX” when the word is spoken or appears on a page, it evokes different reactions in people. Most will say it is a bad word and spoken out loud will say it quietly. What is funny about the word SEX is every time we show our drivers...
  • Still in love and married
    Stay married and still in love
    Being in love and loving someone are two different concepts. Being “in love” is parallel to unconditional love within a romantic relationship. Loving someone is equivalent to caring deeply for a person, not necessarily romantic but...
  • Praying
    15 Narcissistic Religious Abuse Tactics
    Is spiritual perfectionism demanded by your spouse? Are you terrified of not being accepted? Does your narcissistic spouse life have crazily ridiculous implausible spiritual expectations?There was a time when your religious beliefs brought you...
  • Sharing is Caring
    Realistic expectations: What belongs to one, belongs to the other
    Siblings fight constantly over everything from a particular seat in the car to who gets more favor and attention from mom. Sharing is not that easy. Even when those same siblings become married adults in their own relationships, the ability to...
  • Make a better New Year's resolution
    Make a better New Year's resolution
    As the end of the year approaches, many are thinking about the things in their lives they want to change in the new year. When making New Year's resolutions, everyone always begins with the usual ones: lose weight, go to the gym, eat healthier...
  • Fifty Shades of Blue
    Fifty shades of Male Chastity, Men who are Submissive
    Fifty Shade of Grey may have opened a few eyes but look a little deeper into the male psyche and one may find some men who prefer the woman to be in control. One of the ways to control a man is to put his penis in a male chastity belt. The belt or...