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Compromise and the big “R”

Compromise and the big “R” I have spent hours and hours with hundreds of couples as well as the hundreds of hours in my own relationships and the word I hate the most is ‘compromise’. When I ask couples what … Continue reading

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Managing your wedding day, on your wedding day

I cannot count the times I have uttered the following sentence: “John and Mary, now that you have signed the register, take a moment to be together, have a hug and a kiss before you go to meet your guests, … Continue reading

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5 ways to suck less at marriage

We generally suck at relationships, take that into our marriages and then actually expect them to last! While relationships are actually paramount in our lives, the truth is we suck at them. When you look at how many relationships we … Continue reading

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Mary and Ken

Mary and Ken Mary and Ken had been sweethearts forever. Not only that, they had literally been friends their entire life. They grew up next door to each other, went to the same schools and in a uniquely old fashioned … Continue reading

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15 imperatives for a lasting marriage

15 imperatives for a lasting marriage   1. Make it your mission to be the best spouse in the world a. when you both have that attitude your marriage becomes more resilient 2. Become each other’s best friend a. Make … Continue reading

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marriage and the little voice

marriage and the little voice I was recently exposed to an amazing new teaching. It relates to the brain and that little voice in our minds. It would seem that the major task of the brain is to keep us … Continue reading

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How to have a constructive argument

communication in marriage – arguments Despite the best intentions and honed inter-personal skills, you will argue. This is normal. The classic stages of group dynamics hold in marriage too. Forming, storming, norming and performing except in a marriage the cycle … Continue reading

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