A fighting attitude that saves marriages

Do you fight each other or... do you fight together against the pressures of life that tear marriages apart?

You're gonna learn about one couple that I REALLY admire, because they have a certain something that is "Spot On" for what I am gonna talk about here. And it is this: Attitude is the "X-Factor" of marriage reconciliation My 7th grade science … [Continue reading]

Live your marriage dreams… even for just one day

My family's and marriage's dream to live on beautiful land came true a few years back. Just one memory of it sealed in this family photo.

So, I do not have a big marriage saving idea and helpful strategy to share with you today. Instead, I decided to share just a quick idea that you could use to boost the intimate connection you have with your mate... and possibly improve your family … [Continue reading]

What is “relationship game theory”

"Am I gonna play with his head again? -- Let me think about it for a second."

I remember that old game show: "The Dating Game", or even that outrageous game show:  "The Newlywed Game." Of course, today there are about a million and one "Love Connection" reality shows about finding that perfect Bachelor or Baccalaureate...  … [Continue reading]

How a connection of feelings can mend a broken marriage

Do you know what your mate needs the most from you?

A marriage relationship is a lot like the effect of putting two magnets together. You know what I am talking about. All of us at one time or another have played with magnets. There is a type of invisible field that is shared when magnets stick … [Continue reading]

Why I turned my marriage into a woodshed…

When you spend as much time in the "woodshed" practicing your "love-lingo", you'll be smiling as much as good Ole' Bob Brookmeyer here with his slide trombone.

Every now and then I like to switch gears and share a principle or two that is not strictly about saving one's marriage. There is an old saying, "Just an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." How about keeping it strong so that it can hold … [Continue reading]