3 Steps to Offering a Good Apology
Saying “I’m sorry” is one of the most important phrases you can say in any relationship. But it’s also one of the hardest.
6+ Questions to Ask When You’re Making...
Wondering which direction you should go with a big decision? Don’t overestimate your ability to mess up your life by taking a wrong turn! 6 Q's to help.
That Same Stupid Fight: Handling Conflict wi...
Conflict with your spouse is inevitable for all couples. Whoever got the idea into our heads that “marriage should be easy” probably wasn’t married.
I Needed Her to Be More Than Just My Wife
Then I asked my wife a question that would change the nature of our relationship forever. I needed her to be more than someone who I did fun things with.
7 Ideas to Get Your Husband to Talk to You
I don’t just want to connect with him just for me. I want to both know him and be known by him. I want my husband to join in our conversation too.
Overcoming Communication Barriers With Your...
Communication in marriage is not easy. But the fight to communicate is worth the work. In the end, you’ll find a thriving marriage rooted in oneness, not division.
5 Communication Tools That Saved My Marriage
Early in our marriage, these simple principles changed our hearts and transformed our relationship.
5 Biggest Little Ways to Improve Your Marria...
A few small actions carry surprising power in building a lasting relationship.
Shut Up and Listen
It was one of the biggest conflicts of our marriage. And as I sat there full of anger and self-righteousness, I knew that I hadn't handled it correctly.
15 Ways to Refresh Your Marriage
No matter where your marriage is, it can always become stronger. Here are some ideas for those who want to shake things up a bit.
Are You Listening?
Three communication tips based on wisdom gained from years (and years) of trial and error.
10 Ideas: Workday Encouragement
Even simple acts of support can give your spouse the boost he or she needs during a busy work week.
30 Ways to Start a Conversation With Your Sp...
A list to keep you talking with your spouse for a whole month.
A Small Harbor of Reconnection
Just a five-second look helped connect my mom and dad during a frenzy of activity.
Do You Really Need Your Spouse?
True partnerships are cemented by couples who frequently and specifically verbalize their need of one another.
Q&A: Engaging an Unresponsive Spouse
Recognizing what is your responsibility and what you need to leave in God's hands.
Reclaiming Date Night
Intentional sharing and meaningful time together are too important to the health of your marriage to be neglected.
Talking Through Difficult Issues
You can’t avoid the tough conversations in marriage, but you can conduct them in a way that will ultimately bring you closer to your spouse.
The Bass I Found on the Bargain Rack
Using word pictures was the key to communication in our marriage.
Why It’s Important to Get Away With Yo...
When did you last have time to talk about the important things of life?
Connecting With Your Spouse
Two tips for battling the “illusion of permanence” in your marriage relationship.
Slaying the Phantom in Your Life
All of us have unattainable mental images of our roles in life, but there is a way to live free from their terror.
Are You Married to Your Smartphone?
Technology is evolving so quickly that many of us are barely aware of how our changing behavior threatens our most important relationships.
4 Clues Your Spouse Isn’t Listening
Communication struggles need to be identified before they can be repaired.
Just Tell Me What I Want to Hear
Even when it stings, I'm thankful for a husband who is straightforward.