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Express Love Without Words

Staying up with all things marriage, I’ve been reading a new book and will be passing on information from it.  The book is called Reclaim Your Relationship by Ron Potter-Efron and Pat Potter-Efron.  More non-verbal ways to say “I Love You” are explored today: Just look at your spouse with a soft, loving gaze. Mouth […]


Nonverbal Ways to Say “I Love You”

Staying up with all things marriage, I’ve been reading a new book and will be passing on information from it.  The book is called Reclaim Your Relationship by Ron Potter-Efron and Pat Potter-Efron.  Nonverbal ways to say “I Love You” are explored today: William tells his wife, Lana, “I Love You”.  However, he said it in […]


Roadblocks to Saying “I Love You”

Staying up with all things marriage, I’ve been reading a new book and will be passing on information from it.  The book is called Reclaim Your Relationship by Ron Potter-Efron and Pat Potter-Efron.  In this discussion it prompts you to learn why you have trouble saying “I Love You.” Some people have blocks against saying […]


Don’ts When Saying “I Love You” to Your Spouse

Staying up with all things marriage, I’ve been reading a new book and will be passing on information from it.  The book is called Reclaim Your Relationship by Ron Potter-Efron and Pat Potter-Efron.  Yesterday’s post Do’s When Saying “I Love You” to Your Spouse.  The second half of the exercise involves the negative traits of saying “I Love […]


Do’s When Saying “I Love You” to Your Spouse

Staying up with all things marriage, I’ve been reading a new book and will be passing on information from it.  The book is called Reclaim Your Relationship by Ron Potter-Efron and Pat Potter-Efron.  The first exercise involves learning the positive trait of saying “I Love You.” Here is Part I – the Do’s: Say “I […]


Boundary Conflicts and Your Spouse

Marriage is often a relationship that has struggles in setting boundaries. Much of this is due to the fact that one of the goals of marriage is giving up some of our separateness and becoming one.  We’re going to use the information from the 10 Laws of Boundaries blog earlier this week in the context […]


Boundary Conflicts and Your Friends

Friendship is defined as a nonromantic relationship that is attachment-based rather than function based. These are not relationships based on a common task, like work or ministry, but friendships in which people simply want hang out together. From Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend’s Boundaries Workbook: Compliant/Compliant – this occurs when two compliant friends […]


Boundary Conflicts and Your Family

A common problem arises when returning home for a visit with your family as an adult. Even someone who is been on their own for several years can be manipulated into guilt by their parents. People who own their own lives do not feel guilty when they make good choices for themselves. They take other […]

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