This blog post features us negotiating through a real conflict in our life. Ellyn really wanted to go to Africa to participate with a non-profit strongly supports. Pete didn’t want to go. And he had a lot of very good reasons!
It’s a bit disarming to share our own personal journey. But it ...
“Chore Wars” are a common problem for couples: 1) sharing housework 2) negotiating the schedule for chores 3) agreeing on standards that are acceptable to both partners.
It’s a problem that won’t go away. Bathtubs get grimy, dust bunnies multiply in corners, clutter accumulates ...
How much do you value being seen and heard? Do you really want a truly successful relationship? How important is it to have impact on others?
Then speak up!
Of course, for some people, that’s easier said than done. You might prefer to sky dive without a parachute than tell another person ...
A marriage is the most rewarding – and the most challenging – relationship of your life.
Don’t let this alarm you, but no matter how old you are, how smart you are, or how hip you are, your relationship to your spouse will parallel your relationship to your parents during your childhood. ...
Effective leaders and effective marriages have three things in common:
1. Leaders and partners learn from their experiences.
2. They learn how to adapt to changing conditions.
3. They pay attention and anticipate probable future problems.
During the winter of 1911, Robert Scott was racing to be the ...