573: DEALING WITH CONFLICT: PART 3 — HOW I HANDLE THINGS

“Strive for continuous improvement instead of perfection.” —Kim Collins

handle things

When discussing conflict, it’s impossible to avoid taking a moment to discuss the person that stares back at you in the mirror: YOU.

It’s easier to look at others in our lives and know what you want or need them to change. It’s not always the case that we look at ourselves as the source of change needed in our relationships. 

572: MARRIAGE IN THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

“Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay.” —Maya Angelou

coronavirus

There are many places in the world right now that are being impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). It’s creating a lot of change for everyone. 

Businesses are shut down for the interim. Kids are all now home schooled. Supplies are low or non existent so you don’t have what you feel you need. It feels as if the normal routines you’ve come to rely on are gone.

571: DEALING WITH CONFLICT: PART 2 — I WISH YOU WOULD JUST…

“Sometimes I wish that you were able to read my mind so that I wouldn’t have to explain myself.” —Anonymous

i wish you would

Conflict is a part of marriage. For some, it happens multiple times a week. For others, it’s over big issues.

You may be fighting about money, kids, your in-laws, sex, and all the other things you deal with every day in life. 

570: WHY IS INITIATING SEX SO DIFFICULT

“The easiest thing to do is to react. The second easiest thing to do is to respond. The hardest thing to do is initiate.” —Anonymous

initiating sex

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what keeps you from initiating sex in your marriage?

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what keeps you from initiating sex in your marriage?
Depending on who you ask, there can be a lot of reasons why initiating seems so difficult. Maybe you’re frustrated that you are always the one who initiates. Maybe you just feel too tired or distracted to get things going. Or maybe you don’t realize that you are not initiating sex.