🐔 Can you handle the rubber chicken?

 Read Time: 2 mins, 17 secsHave you ever been going along in your life and marriage just fine, and then out of nowhere something (or someone) disrupted your flow?I refer to that as a rubber chicken.The name came from an exercise where a facilit...

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Jan 14, 2021
Respond to me roughly? I'll give you a response.

 Read Time: 54 secondsOne of the best ways to stir up anger in your mate (and friction in your marriage) is to respond to roughly.Think about it from your perspective.Isn't there's something triggered in you whenever someone responds to you in...

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Jan 12, 2021
[MW+] I need your help, and new content

 Dear - I hope your weekend is going well.I have a couple of good pieces of news for you:1) I've added new content to MW+ => Fighting Fear In Your Marriage2) I need your help with our 2021 initiative ... the Marriage Works! Vow Renewal Proj...

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Jan 09, 2021
Why don't you like this anymore?

 Read Time: 1 minuted, 15 secondsAre you running into resistance from your spouse whenever you offer suggestions, buy gifts, make decisions, or initiate intimacy?Worse, is it driving you crazy since these are the SAME suggestions, gifts, decisi...

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Jan 09, 2021
Why don't you like this anymore?

 Read Time: 1 minuted, 15 secondsAre you running into resistance from your spouse whenever you offer suggestions, buy gifts, make decisions, or initiate intimacy?Worse, is it driving you crazy since these are the SAME suggestions, gifts, decisi...

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Jan 09, 2021
4 signs your spouse is a bully

 Excellent ... it worked. The subject line made you open the email.Now that you're here, what I really want you to know is four signs YOU are bullying your spouse.First, let's define our term.To bully is to habitually seek to harm or intimidate...

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Jan 07, 2021
CORRECTION: Is your "win" your mate's loss?

 Are you making things worse for no good reason?Is all that really necessary?Is the "win" worth the trouble?Did proving your point make your marriage better?--Questions like these (and so many more) run through my mind on a pretty continual bas...

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Jan 05, 2021
Is your "win" your mate's loss?

 Are you making things worse for no good reason?Is all that really necessary?Is the "win" worth the trouble?Did proving your point make your marriage better?-- Questions like these (and so many more) run through my mind on a pretty continual ba...

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Jan 05, 2021
The secret used by happily married couples

 I have several married friends, and the state of their relationship is all over the board:Some of them are married and doing well. Some are talking about divorce. Some are together, but wishing they were single. Some are dealing with illness.W...

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Jan 01, 2021
26 ways to have a better marriage

 Welcome to the final day of 2020.There are thousands of blogs and podcasts focusing on what happened this year, so we're going to focus on what happened in 2021.Yes, you read that correctly.I'd like you to think about what you wish you had don...

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Dec 31, 2020