604: THAT’S SO IRRITATING

“At times both words and actions are irritating.” —Anonymous

irritating

Raise your hand if you have ever gotten irritated at something your spouse has done or said. Did you also make a comment, either to yourself or possibly out loud to them, regarding it?

Being married is challenging. You more than likely have had times when you thought, “Why does my spouse do that?”

602: YOUR VIEW OF SEX

“Seeing things from a different point of view can help us understand why people act the way they do. We too often judge people without having all the facts.” —Sean Covey

view of sex

Not everyone has the same views about sex. Although you want it a handful of times each week your spouse may want it a couple of times. There can also be a gray area that’s based upon a “I can take it or leave it” approach. 

As with many areas in your marriage, it is completely possible that you and your spouse view sex in your marriage differently. It’s these different views on sex that can impact each of you in unexpected ways.

601: OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE: PART 5 — THE DATING ROUTINE

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” —Albert Einstein

dating routine

Let’s talk about your dating game as a married couple. Your “recreational intimacy” is the way the two of you spend your time together. Maybe this is an area of your marriage where you can really see an opportunity for growth.
That’s because as a married couple, dates may have a routine to them. It could be that you always do dinner and a movie, or just wander and window shop while looking at your phones.