Where Did the Fun Go?

There are sooooooo many serious issues that can grab at us within our married lives, that all of the laughter and fun can sometimes get choked out. That’s what my husband Steve and I have found to be true as we look around at other couples and as we look Read More…

Be Easygoing as a Spouse

“Be as easygoing as it is possible to live with as a spouse. You don’t want your spouse to have to walk on egg shells within your marriage.” That’s great advice that talk show host Dennis Prager gave recently. (You might remember it in the Marriage Insight, What Sage Advice Read More…

Closing Relational Distance Through Laughter

Are you feeling a bit of relational distance growing between you and your spouse? Truthfully, it happens to every married couple. There is no way that you can be completely in sync at all times in marriage. Life is too busy and complicated to ALWAYS feel close to each other. Read More…

Humor in Marriage

One of the things I love about my husband Steve is that he keeps me laughing. Although I have to say that sometimes I don’t find him very funny, when his timing isn’t so great. But most often, he has ways of bringing a smile to my face, even in Read More…

You Need to Laugh in Your Marriage!

It’s fun to laugh, especially together. But did you know that laughter is also important to the health of your marriage? To keep your relationship healthy, strong and growing, you just need to laugh in your marriage! That’s what research shows. And it makes sense. Steve and I find that laughing Read More…

You’ve Just Gotta Laugh

The Bible tells us, “laughter is good medicine.” We’ve got to say that sure holds true in our married life together. After many, many years of marriage —the ability to laugh together has been GREAT medicine for our relationship. (We may be conservative in our values, but we try to Read More…

Marriage Inspiration and Laughter – MM #285

“If you don’t laugh, you’ll probably cry.” That’s what came to mind after writing to a friend who is hurting in her marriage and then reading something sent to us that made us laugh. The laughter is like a healing balm that the Lord sent at the right time. How Read More…

Making Time For Fun

Had any fun lately? Before you answer, let me quickly add: have you had any fun with your spouse lately? I know a lot of men (and women) who are having all kinds of fun. The problem is, none of the fun is with their spouse or family —and that’s Read More…

Quirkiness and Loving Funniness

I’m so appreciative of the fact that my husband Steve puts up with (much of) my quirkiness. Last night he came home late from work. He went to get to bed and put one of the pillows from the bed onto the floor. Nope! I don’t like that. As far Read More…