An Easter Meaning
One of the most important events in Christianity is the death and later the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus. Some people believe it to be a day of sorrow and mourning. Others believe it to be a day of celebration of what’s […]
Cheap and Free Date Night Ideas!
Much has been said on this blog and others about the importance of spending quality time with your partner. But dinner and a movie can get expensive, especially if you also have to pay a sitter. Following is a list of free and cheap date night ideas. Drive around looking for your dream house together. […]
One reason we resist forgiving is that we do not really understand what forgiveness is or how it works. We think we do, but we don’t. Most of us assume that if we forgive our offenders, they are let off the hook. We also may think that we have to be friendly with them again, […]
Loving Gestures Begin to Fade–Angry Marriage Sign #1
Everyone looks forward to special gestures in their marriage. If you stop feeling like doing them or if they don’t happen very often, this may be a sign. At the start of an anger cycle the willingness and interest in doing favors, or treating your spouse and special ways stops. If your spirit of generosity […]
Husbands Love Your Wives…
I often tell my wife that I love her. In return she would tell me the same. Then there are times when I would tell her that I love her and she would ask me why. I would tell her; “because the bible says I must do so.” I know some of you […]
Dependence, Independence, Co-dependence, and Interdependence
Recently I was sitting with a couple in session, explaining to them boundaries, and how we are each responsible for our own actions, feelings, etc. One of them asked me, “but if we each take care of each other, wouldn’t that be ideal?” What he was describing is interdependence. Interdependence IS the ideal that we […]
I Am Human… I Do Have Feelings!!!
Why be so rude and ugly? Just because you can, does not mean that you should. What is this world coming to? Where is the respect for one another? Every human being deserves to be treated with respect. Many marriages struggle primarily due to a violation of the respect principle. When you disrespect, you dishonor. […]
Setting goals allows you to choose how you want to move through life. Some achievements can take a lifetime to attain, while others can be completed in the course of a day. Setting and meeting goals can lead\ to feelings of satisfaction and accomplishments. Having a clear vision of the end state we are trying […]