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7 July 2014
Category:
Relationships
Comments: 5

The Wisdom We Seek

The older I have become the more I have realized that aging is not really a bad thing.  More importantly, I have realized more and more that many people we would classify as “old people” have a lot more wisdom than we would sometimes like to give them credit for.  Sadly, this realization seems to […]


5 July 2014
Category:
Attachment
Marriage
Comments: 2

Why Does Love Die?

Susan Johnson, psychologist and researcher on love relationships and the author of “Hold Me Tight” and “Love Sense”, has the answers to why love dies. 1. Deprivation: Partners stop responding and attending to one another’s needs. Fighting increases and expressions of love decrease. Over time, partners feel totally isolated from one another. 2. Criticism: There […]


5 July 2014
Comments: 1

Is Losing Weight Good for Your Mental Health?

Is Losing Weight Good for Your Mental Health? Well, the answer is IT DEPENDS. Exercising is good for your mental health. Setting and attaining goals is good for your mental health. Eating healthfully (a balanced diet with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables–NOT the latest fad diet or crash dieting) is good for your mental […]


4 July 2014
Category:
Relationships
Comments: 1

Honesty is the Best Policy

There is an old saying that we should always tell the truth because that way we do not have to remember what we said. It has been said that honesty is the best policy. This is especially true within the bonds of a relationship. People deserve to know where they stand with one another and on a […]


3 July 2014
Category:
Teens
Comments: 0

Raising a Financially Responsible Teen!!!

My husband and I have been discussing what we should/should not do to assist our teenage son in regards to financial responsibility. Both of our kids get a weekly allowance if they have completed their chores for the week; their allowance is also prorated based on what is or is not completed by the end […]


2 July 2014
Category:
Family
Comments: 1

When Should I Discuss Sex With My Children???

The bible lets us know that children are gifts from God.  No matter how they are conceived, they are still God-given gifts of life.  When children are born we see them as one of the most beautiful sites ever.  Just to hold them in your arms is such an unexplainable feeling.  We know that as […]


30 June 2014
Category:
Marriage
Comments: 1

I Had a Secret

What’s the hardest thing you have ever done? For me the answer is simple… it was a conversation I had with my wife. About 5 dates into our relationship we were already both very confident that we would marry each other. Because of this I mentioned on that particular date that I want for us […]


27 June 2014
Category:
Marriage
Comments: 1

Can You Handle the TRUTH???

I remember watching a very well known movie called the Best Man.  This movie had a follow up episode about 13 years later.  The plot of the movie was dealing with “things of the past.”  The groom found out right before his wedding that his best man and wife to be, had a sexual encounter […]

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