587: ROMANCE DEFINED: PART 1 — WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH THIS WORD

“So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s gonna be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.” —The Notebook

romance

Romance.

Although it can be tricky for some to define, it’s important you take the time to do so. Many couples discover they are operating on different understandings of what romance means and this ends up causing confusion and frustration. 

586: I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD DO THAT

“Your blessings may come in unexpected ways.” —Neil Andersen

never thought

In marriage, there are times when life happens. It also happens in ways you may have never imagined. 

You may find yourself having conversations or asking or doing things you’d never imagined you would be doing for your spouse.

585: NAVIGATE THE PANDEMIC TOGETHER: PART 5 — FIGURE OUT YOUR FINANCES

“Stay on top of your finances. Don’t leave that to others.” —Leif Garrett

finances

We’ve reached May 2020 and are collectively navigating the pandemic together. There’s so much to “unpack” when it comes to being thrown into a situation where you cannot really leave your house.

Although we are all navigating at the same time, how it looks from each of our points of view might be very different. Including how it looks from the points of view of you and your spouse.

584: WATCH ME UNDRESS

“What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful.” —Brene Brown

undress

Do you watch your spouse get undressed? Do they enjoy this?

The answer to this question might surprise you.