Ways to Approach Your Spouse to “Talk”

Kevin Leman often says that the five scariest words for a husband to hear his wife say are, “Honey, we need to talk.” And they can be, for sure! In addition, many wives feel the same way about these words. The thought about “the talk” can bring up all kinds Read More…

Timing Your Talks – MM #320

“Most people who are happily married have learned a great deal about when NOT to say things. They know that often WHEN something is said is every bit as important as WHAT is said. It’s the timing that makes a positive difference.” (Margaret Davidson Campolo) That unfortunately, is what Steve Read More…

H.A.L.T. and the Pencil Communication Methods

I’ve been going through a lot of different communication tools and “advice” that Steve and I have used because we’re helping other couples work through their communication differences. One couple, in particular, will be marrying soon and they want to get off on the best footing possible. YEAH!!! We’re SO Read More…

Year End Reflections – MM #180

As we are closing out the “old” year and welcoming in the new, we reflect upon what we have lived through in our marriage and this ministry. And most importantly, we are reflecting on what we have learned through, which we could pass onto you. The following will be some Read More…

Marathon Arguing

Is marathon arguing a bad habit that you and your spouse have gotten into? However, it has been said, “A woman has the last word in when arguing. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.” Hmmm, probably, yes, could be. Sometimes the situation is Read More…