Mission Marriage – TD Jakes
I’ve been listening to things that will encourage me and others in marriage. Ran across Mission Marriage on DayStar television. There are several guest ministers along with the Lambs who host it. I’m listening to the TD Jakes part. His discussion is about being submitted to the concept of committing to the “we”, not the […]
Power of the Tongue
This blog post is a contribution from our intern Michelle Ezell, one of our Master’s Level interns. One of my missions in training my interns is that they learn how to run a successful private practice when they leave me. Or be trained well enough to partner with me! Communication is a tool used to […]
Minority Behavioral Health Provider Networking Group
I’ve started a Meetup with Family First Counseling http://meetu.ps/nkMGH
Marriage Communication Guideline #10
Try to understand your spouse’s opinion. Appreciate each other’s differences. Be concerned about each other’s needs and interests.
Marriage Communication Guideline #9
Do not blame or criticize your spouse, restore them, encourage them. If someone verbally attacks, criticizes or blames you, don’t respond the same way.
Marriage Communication Guideline #8
Avoid nagging or withdrawing.
Marriage Communication Guideline #7
When you are wrong, admit it and ask for forgiveness. When someone confesses to you, forgive them. Be sure that it is actually forgotten and don’t bring it up again!
Back To The Basics: Marriage And Money
Money is definitely one of the most common causes of separation and divorce in our society. I’ve been doing some reading of Dave Ramsey at the prompting of my husband. This was a great article published by Chris Russell. Awesome information. (Reprinted from www.mytotalmoneymakeover.com) The old joke goes “marriage is grand, divorce is 50 grand.” […]