A Christian marriage expert explains how cohabitation before marriage might be a leading cause of divorce. Learn about the relationship challenges for couples who live together.
I’m going to be brutally honest, because that’s how I roll. Ok, maybe my partner would argue that, but this isn’t about him...well actually it might be. Since DOMA and Prop 8 made headline news, the only question we get asked is, “So when are you two getting married?” Crickets! That’s what those who ask us hear! Before you jump to judgment, we do love each other. For crying out loud, we’ve been together for 12 years, which in gay years is like 36, so back off! Yet now, the whole conversation and dynamic is beginning to change.
When a man gets married, it is not uncommon for him to let his waistline and his hairline go, quickly dropping the romance in his relationship like a sack of bricks. Any man who wants to restore or rekindle the spark in his marriage and keep his wife coming back for more can look to his hairstyle in order to appear younger, confident, and attractive. There are many different ways to get a Manly Haircut depending on your flow, length, facial features, and how much time you are willing to invest in a cut. The Mad Men Look
Therapy and counseling can help couples struggling with their relationships. But a base in faith and spirituality can implement lasting positive change.
When was the first time you suspected that your partner was a sex addict? Did you realize he seemed to want sex from you ALL of the time? Did you notice that he watches a lot of porn? Did you come to the conclusion that he masturbate more than you think is healthy? Did you catch him flirting or cheating (again)?
Let's face it, from all of the available research we have reviewed about marriage and its benefits, the one benefit that stands out most is this: more and more people are getting married "because marriage is a status symbol." Our experts delve into why marriage is becoming one of the biggest indicators of personal success.
It’s never too early to start a love-sustaining habit. This is what many newlyweds don’t realize. Early in your marriage is the best place to start putting into place powerful ways to communicate and treat one another. Too many couples take it for granted that they can slide along during the newlywed phase of their relationship. “We’re in love, so it’s okay.”
A recent study by The Marriage Foundation claims that a newly wedded couple is in the most danger of breaking up in the early years of marriage. So how can you give your marriage a fighting chance? After more than two decades of coaching couples, I can tell you that the biggest reason marriages fail is because couples enter relationships with naive assumptions. Love does not prevail over all! Use your wedding vows to make your marriage last.
EXERCISE: MIRRORS AND TEACHERS 1. List problem people: Make a list of people with whom you have had problems in the recent past. You can use the list from the exercise for reviewing your family map in the last chapter, choose the family members who are still presenting problems, and add to it other people who are difficult, but aren’t related.
We had a wonderful interview this past week in Southern California with a couple who had a marriage based on a 17-year, cross-continent NON-relationship! And what a wonderful story it was. Why 17 years you ask? What is this NON-relationship all about? Here is the bottom line. Steve went to high school with Sherrie. Their high school was in the state of Maryland. They dated steadily during their sophomore and junior years.
How to spend money is the number one argument couples fight about and, if left unresolved, can lead to divorce. According to a recent article, the upside of marriage is the health benefits of being together, while the downside is the stress of unresolved financial goals can negate that benefit. Oftentimes, we marry someone who has a different view regarding finances. So how do you reconcile those differences? Our expert shares her advice.
Learn how to create an environment where you and your partner can be honest. When lies happen, learn how to talk about them, ask about the truth, and move on.
To watch video click here: It is not necessary to argue about parenting your kids. Couples usually argue about how their parents raised them, and they want to do the same (or the opposite) of what hteir parents did. How Not to Pass Your Family Dysfunction on to your kids: