The tension of the double-standard

Read Time: 46 secsThere's nothing more frustrating in marriage (or any relationship) than to be called out by someone for doing something that they have done / continue to do themselves.For example, take Susan and Mark.Susan is quick to get on M...

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Sep 27, 2020
Blessed are the Flexible

Read Time: 53 secsI mentioned in yesterday's email that I learned some really good lessons while at a high ropes course.The first lesson was about expecting rubber chickens.Here's the second lesson: be flexible.The facilitator who led the group...

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Sep 27, 2020
Rubber Chickens

Read Time: 1 min, 15 secsToday I spent the day deep in the woods of Texas with nearly 30 other masked people on a high ropes course.The leadership lessons shared were amazing, and I thought a couple of them were related to marriage. I'll share o...

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Sep 26, 2020
Gettin' on my nerves

Read Time: 45 secondsEarlier this evening I conducted a pre-marital coaching session with two people who love each other, but are very different from one another.He wanted to be an airline pilot. But, she was afraid he'd be gone too frequently (not t...

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Sep 25, 2020
An open letter to husbands

Read Time: 2 minutes, 19 secondsDear Husbands,I write this letter on behalf of your wife.She thought about telling you what I'm about to say, but she figured it might be better if you heard it from a dude so you wouldn't roll your eyes and think she...

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Sep 23, 2020
An open letter to wives

Read Time: 1 minutes, 14 secondsDear Wives,I write this letter on behalf of your husband. He may not tell you this, but he really appreciates it when you encourage his effort.You see, it's easy to affirm him when you see the result of his effort...

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Sep 23, 2020
Oopsies, mess ups, and sins

Read Time: 2 minutes, 32 secondsI heard from Kelly this morning who wrote the following:Hi, Kevin!Thanks for reaching out and following up on this challenge. I wish I had seen this email on Thursday…Instead of today! We had lots of drama an...

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Sep 21, 2020
The Other FOMO

Read Time: 1 minute, 20 secondsTim wanted to invest $2500 in a marketing opportunity, but knew his wife, Jill, would be against it.She'd think it was too risky, and would be concerned that they'd be out of $2500 they desperately needed.Because Tim di...

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Sep 20, 2020
[CORRECTION] Marriage is God's invention

Read Time: 52 secondsIn his book, The Meaning of Marriage, author Tim Keller writes:When you marry, you've gotten into something that was invented by God. And if you determine to run your marriage your way, you're in for a lot of trouble, because mar...

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Sep 20, 2020
Everybody plays the fool

Read Time: 52 secondsIn his book, The Meaning of Marriage, author Tim Keller writes:When you marry, you've gotten into something that was invented by God. And if you determine to run your marriage your way, you're in for a lot of trouble, because mar...

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Sep 20, 2020