Archive for December, 2010
I would like for you to rate your top 5 values in order of most important to next important, and so on. If you don’t see your value there, feel free to write in what you consider important to make a Read the rest of this entry »
If you are feeling lonely inside your marriage and you believe you have tried everything to change your situation without success, remember this: you can only do what you know. Yet, there are so many other things you can do that you don’t yet know about.
Here’s a tip for you if you are feeling lonely inside your marriage. If asking for more time together has Read the rest of this entry »
When my husband, Al, died in August 2007 I didn’t want to do anything for Christmas. My parents, who are missionaries in Uganda, invited me to spend Christmas and New Years with them that year. Read the rest of this entry »
Xena: “I let my fear and hatred blind me to everything.”
Gabrielle: “Sometimes the past can do that. Xena, if I had been through what you’ve been through…”
Xena: “No. No! You understand hatred but you’ve never given into it. You don’t know how much I love that.” –Excerpt from “The Price,” a second season episode of “Xena: Warrior Princess.” Read the rest of this entry »
Marriage is a process in which two unrelated people get together to build a life apart from the people they grew up with. It’s understandable that these two people may have little to no experience or skills in the art of being married.
Most of the training the majority of people have had comes from their parents. Some parents provided Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you have been married for decades or you are recently starting a life together as a couple, how you handle difficulties in your marriage can mean the difference between a happy, safe, and intimate relationship and a frustratingly distant one.
William Glasser, MD, creator of Choice Theory, says that when we are unhappy with our situation, we Read the rest of this entry »
When you are near someone who is cheerful, upbeat, and enthusiastic, you automatically “catch” the feeling and as a result you feel good too. Sadly, the reverse is also true.
When someone you love is having a hard time or even in a “bad mood,” it is hard to step back and stay objective. Feelings are contagious. Read the rest of this entry »