The Marriage Myth; Being Loved is Not Enough

The Marriage Myth; Being Loved is Not Enough

There is a deep longing we all share;  to matter. Who will we matter to? My wife says she loves me. That’s important. However…, To be recognized for what I bring into the relationship, To feel valued, To be acknowledged for what I give. To be given credit where...
Maintaining the Passionless Marriage

Maintaining the Passionless Marriage

Your desire for each other mutes or exaggerates most challenges.  You are the only one who can decide the level of love and intimacy that is fulfilling for you. 1st, Let’s understand that passion for your partner doesn’t have to naturally decline. I know...
Cutting Through the BS of Unhappy Marriages

Cutting Through the BS of Unhappy Marriages

Unhappy marriages are common. It’s the pretending it’s not true that makes it stay that way.​​​​​​​ People do not destroy their marriages on purpose. No one wakes up and says, “Today’s the day I ruin my children’s happiness.” No one...
Relationship Transforming Wisdom; Comfort vs. Cold

Relationship Transforming Wisdom; Comfort vs. Cold

Want to turn your marriage around, or give it an uplifting boost? Think in terms of providing Comfort vs. Cold. You’ll really want to think about this, or you’ll miss out on one of the most relationship transforming things you can do. How you fail to interact with...
Hidden Gems in Conflict Resolution

Hidden Gems in Conflict Resolution

People can disagree and argue about almost anything, but there are only two real elements in conflicts: 1.  Who is more right? 2.  Who is more important? As you think about this for yourself and your partner, can you think of any other reason that your conflicts...
Will Valentine’s Day Ruin Your Relationship

Will Valentine’s Day Ruin Your Relationship

What you may not know is that Valentine’s Day is the beginning of the end for many couples.   Here’s why: Many people evaluate the happiness and success of their marriages and romantic love-lives, based on whether or not their expectations for...

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