silver anniversary

671: SILVER ANNIVERSARY (REFLECTING ON 25 YEARS)

“It takes just a moment for me to tell you I love you but I will spend a lifetime trying to prove it. “ —Anonymous Let’s explore a milestone in marriage: Our Silver Anniversary. A lot of life can happen in 25 years: Moves all over the country Financial difficulties Job losses, recessions, and even…
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rejection

668: THE PAIN OF REJECTION

“Rejection is like a blade to the heart. It’s the worst kind of pain.“ —Toni Sorenson The word rejection can impact you in so many ways.  Specifically when it applies to situations where one spouse wants to build intimacy and the other is not willing or engaged. 
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in love with you

664: I CHOOSE TO BE IN LOVE WITH YOU

“It’s not being in love that makes me happy. It’s being in love with you that makes me happy.“ —Anonymous I’m so in love with you. How you say this phrase can change the whole meaning. 
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walk and talk

662: WALK AND TALK

“If you want to walk fast, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk together.” —Anonymous There is one simple little activity that can make a world of difference in yourself and in your marriage.  It really is as simple as it sounds. 
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keeping score

661: STOP KEEPING SCORE

“The minute you start keeping score you’re destroying the relationship.” —Tony Robbins I do more than you. I take care of this or that. You never do this. Do you find yourself keeping score? 
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invest in your marriage

660: INVEST IN YOUR MARRIAGE

“Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.” —Robin Sharma To invest has generally been a financial term meaning: to expend money with the expectation of achieving a profit or material result.  But what does…
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changing seasons

656: CHANGING SEASONS

“Every success story is a tale of constant adaptation, revision and change.” —Richard Branson When one person in a marriage chooses to serve their spouse it can be very powerful. And it can also often usher in a new season.  It means a lot when it comes to how the two of you enter a…
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650: MIDLIFE CRISIS

“As we approach midlife in our middle 30s or early 40s we are not prepared for the idea that time can run out on us, or for the startling truth that if we don’t hurry to pursue our own definition of a meaningful existence, life can become a repetition of trivial maintenance activities.” —Gail Sheehy…
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