body image

625: BODY IMAGE ISSUES CAN BE A SERIOUS STRUGGLE

“If we base our self worth on something as ever changing as our bodies we will forever be on an emotional roller coaster of body obsession and shame.” —Chrissy King The topic of body image makes a lot of people feel uncomfortable. It may be hard to talk about because you have an image in…
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keeping secrets

623: KEEPING SECRETS

“Keeping secrets from someone is no different than lying to them. It’s still dishonest.” —Anonymous As a married couple, you want to be able to share your struggles, wins, and obstacles with your spouse. You shouldn’t be keeping secrets.  And yet as you move through seasons of your life together, this might not always be…
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honest

619: PLEASE BE HONEST WITH ME

“Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.”—James Altucher Honesty is a big word that carries a lot of weight. In your marriage, its presence or absence has a tremendous impact on the two of you and your marriage.  Being honest is more than just not telling a lie.…
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marriage lessons

24 MARRIAGE LESSONS WE’VE LEARNED OVER THE LAST 24 YEARS

These are the marriage lessons we’ve learned over the last 24 years of marriage. That’s 1,251 weeks, 8,760 days or 12,614,400 minutes! This is how long we have gone to bed together and woken up next to each other since we said “I do”. In that time we’ve moved 14 times in 3 difference states…
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nothing to say

617: NOTHING TO SAY

“Sometimes people have nothing to say because they are too empty and sometimes people have nothing to say because they are too full.”—Yasmin Mogahed I have nothing to say…  It’s a phrase that you may find yourself saying every now and again. 
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healthy marriage

616: A HEALTHY MARRIAGE TAKES WORK

“You either want it or you don’t. If you want it you have to work hard for it.”—Anonymous It’s amazing that the idea of working on your marriage has such a negative connotation these days. As a married couple, you need to realize all relationships, those with parents, in-laws, children, friendships, etc., are a “work…
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intentional intimacy

613: INTENTIONAL INTIMACY

“Intentional living means making your choices based on your greatest values, not the habits of others.” —Anonymous The need to be intentional in what you say and do has never been more important. It could be because we’re all mainly at home right now. Or maybe it’s because we’re having fewer recreational opportunities and simply…
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express

612: EXPRESS YOUR NEEDS

“The most important thing is to never stop asking.” —Anonymous It seems so simple. If you want something, you ask for it.  When it comes to your marriage, it is actually not always that simple. 
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