Emotional Bank Accounts and Your Relationship
When it comes to improving and maintaining our relationships with others, I refer to Stephen Covey’s metaphor of the Emotional Bank Account. If you’ve never heard of this, it basically means that anyone with whom we have a relationship with, whether it be our spouses, significant others, coworkers, family or friends, we maintain a personal […]
Are You Emotionally Healthy?
All people have emotional needs. Those who are emotionally healthy can get their needs met in a variety of ways and they are able to fulfill the emotional needs of others. Some examples of emotionally healthy people are: A person who can gain their own sense of self satisfaction from accomplishments Someone who is able […]
20 Signs of Marriage Problems
1. Constant arguing Disagreeing is normal but weekly or daily arguing is not. 2. Nitpicking One or both of you nags the other about the smallest things. 3. Loss of respect You no longer admire or esteem your spouse. You don’t value them. 4. Sexual infidelity You’re having a physical relationship with someone other than […]
10 Christian Intimacy Tips
By: Annette Smith Break Studios Contributing Writer These 10 Christian intimacy tips can increase the satisfaction and pleasure in your marriage. According to many poetic Scripture verses, God created sex to be enjoyed by spouses. The books of Genesis, Hebrews, First Corinthians, and Song of Solomon all address marital intimacy. Sex is a big part of […]
Catching Our Z’s Together
I thought this was worth republishing: Written by: by Dr. Peter Newhouse Feb 3, 2009 Marriage Twenty-six percent of all married couples do not sleep in the same bed at the same time. This is a surprising statistic that I recently came across significant on a variety of levels for a variety of reasons. First, […]
November 22, 2010 – Flame Thrower
Be clear about what you need. Thank your mate when they meet your request. Many times we don’t get what we want out of relationships because we don’t ask. Talk about your expectations instead assuming they can read your mind and know what you’re thinking.
November 19, 2010 – Flame Thrower
In honor of Eva Longoria: Sext with your spouse!! Things getting too routine, spark gone, try it instead of complaining or looking elsewhere. This goes for men and women.
November 18, 2010 – Flame Thrower
Tell your mate you love them on days other than special occasions.