Lest We Forget

I noticed something. On the anniversary of 9-11, a day in recent American history that many loved ones will never forget, sadly, many other people appeared to do so. Maybe they didn’t but it sure looked that way. 12 years ago on September 11th 2001, planes were hijacked, the Twin Towers Read More…

S/He is Depressed. What Do I Do?

One thing I hear a lot from both husbands and wives is, “I just don’t know how to help.” When your hubby comes home from a rough day or your bride is in the middle of a meltdown from what appears to be nothing… what do you do? Of course Read More…

The Power of Praise in Marriage – MM #173

There is a lot of power in praising and affirming one another. Why is it that as married couples we often forget that affirming our spouse is more effective than criticizing or complaining? It’s as if we think that continually criticizing our spouse will somehow “inspire” him or her to Read More…

Explaining Your Needs and Desires to Your Husband

Are you having a hard time explaining your needs and desires to your husband? Here are some suggestions: Make a list of the needs and desires you would like to see your husband fulfill. Divide your list into four categories: emotional needs, physical needs, spiritual needs, and mental needs. In Read More…

Be Careful: Your Husband Will Seek Affirmation Somewhere

Have you ever noticed how the adulterous woman in the book of Proverbs seduces the unwitting young man? It’s not with sex (okay, it’s not just with sex); it’s with flattery. “She threw her arms around him. And with a brazen look she said, ‘I’ve offered my sacrifices and just Read More…