464: BEING PREGNANT AND MARRIED

“Your priorities aren’t what you SAY they are. They are revealed by how you live. What does your life say about the value of your family and marriage?” —Jimmy Evans

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Fatigue. Nausea. Sex drive changes. Distractions. New obligations. We get it, these are real issues that affect your marriage. But they are just new-to-you challenges that you and your spouse get to work through together.

An opportunity to emerge stronger at the other end — together.

463: TIME FOR THE MONEY CONVERSATION

“Money problems destroy marriage, get on the same page with your spouse and work together toward a common goal.” —Anonymous

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We all shy away from talking about money in any meaningful way. By doing this, we discount the value of having good communication on this topic that is central to everything we do.

Early in our marriage, we had lots of confusion to say the least — we didn’t have a handle of what bills even existed. Add to that being self-employed, going down to one income, struggling with debt and not having a budget.