Why Relationships With Spouses Ought To Come Before Relationships With Children

The Question

“How do you feel about the advice that couples put their relationship before everything else? I’ve seen some relationship experts recommend that couples put their marriage first, even over the kids. Do you recommend something similar? It seems selfish say no to spending time with the kids on a night off just to have a date night with the hubby.” Mia

You might be unhappy to find out that yes, I do indeed recommend that parents put their relationship first.

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How couples can discuss religion, even when they believe differently

Photo by: Samantha SophiaReligion and politics are two topics everyone says you should avoid discussing with your mate. I say there is no conversation that should be avoided as long as two emotionally mature adults are present.

In this article I’ll share a few tips that work for my husband and I when it comes to discussing religion from differing viewpoints. I trust this can help in some way, especially if you are divided on beliefs.

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3 Tips for Keeping Your Head Together, Even If Life Is Falling Apart

Photo by: Lechon KirbHow do you keep yourself together when you feel like falling apart?

Stress can cause your insides to feel like they’re in turmoil, then the headaches, the stomach aches, the

sleepless nights and body parts that hurt all over. You would give anything if someone would just make

it stop. Even on your worse days, you CAN keep it together.

 

There are millions of reasons why we get stressed; relationship issues, finances, children, household

issues, communication issues, illness, work problems, etc, yet it all comes down to one thing. How you

handle each situation.

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Your Marriage Might Fail If You Don’t Do This

Liam and Emma not making eye contact while holding each other on a bridgeNothing stings like failure in marriage, wouldn’t you agree? It’s the worst feeling in the world to fall short of your dreams. Especially when those dreams involve relationships. I don’t like telling people they’ll fail, but at the same time, I care too much to lie to you. If you want your marriage to succeed, you’re going to need one thing that most people neglect. Without it, you’re only setting yourself up for disappointment.

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