Hold Your Tongue

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Have you ever said something to your spouse that you wished you wouldn’t have? Or have you ever said something your spouse you knew needed saying, but the timing wasn’t right? Of course you have, … Read More

Why You Do What You Do

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When we first got married, my husband used to tease me. Whether I was loading the dishwasher or making a sandwich, he’d giggle and say, “You do that just like your parents.” I would respond, … Read More

The Languages of Apology

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The languages of apology

I heard Dr. Gary Chapman on a podcast recently giving advice about marriage and family. One of the hosts, who raved about his book The Five Love Languages, asked him how to improve her relationship with … Read More

Complaints to Compliments

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complaints to compliments

Being married to someone means that you see the best side of them. It also means that you see the worst, and everything in between. Sometimes we keep track of the things our spouse does … Read More

Enjoy the Seasons of Marriage

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enjoy the seasons of marriage

Happy Summer! If you’ve been around here awhile, you might notice that I often refer to Dr. Gary Chapman’s books. They are so helpful in navigating relationships, aren’t they? In April’s post, I wrote about … Read More

Your Marriage and the Enneagram

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Your Marriage and the Enneagram

Have you heard of the Enneagram test? Although it has been around for years, it has recently gained popularity, particularly among Christian communicators. It’s a personality assessment that has nine numbers or personality types. It’s … Read More

SWOT with Your Spouse

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SWOT with Your Spouse

Right now, we’re in full swing getting ready for Christmas next week. (If you’re still looking for gifts for your spouse, click to this post that will give you some ideas.) I hope you have a … Read More