Revising Expectations to Fit Painful Realities

They say you get what you expect. But then what do “they” know anyway when it comes to expectations? Launi expected to be married happily ever after. It didn’t happen. Tammy, Jackie, Martin, and Len expected their partners to be faithful. They weren’t. Bob and Dave expected their company revenues Read More…

The Critical Spouse – MM #273

Are you dealing with a critical spouse? Do you feel like you can’t do anything right because your spouse points out all that he or she believes you are doing wrong? When we first marry, we would never think that we would be in that place. We’re sure our love Read More…

5 Disciplines of a Successful Vacation

With so many people taking vacations this time of year, when I read the blog below written by Debi Walter of Theromanticvineyard.com, I asked if we could feature it on our web site. She graciously agreed. So, to help all of us have a successful vacation, consider the following disciplines: Disciplines Read More…

Addressing Misconceptions in Marriage – MM #181

The following is one of the many misconceptions we can grab onto concerning marriage: “A cynic once said, ‘Marriage is like a hot bath. Once you get used to it, it isn’t so hot.’ I take exception to part of that sour skeptic’s point of view. Anyone knows if the Read More…