What to say to a young couple wanting to get married

The Question

“What do you consider when advising a new couple in their early twenties?” Thomas

This is a good question, though I’m not sure from what perspective Thomas was wanting a response from, parent perspective, friends, coach, marriage counselor, etc. It would have been helpful to know that first, but my audience is usually faith conscious entrepreneurs, often between the ages of 25 and 55, who are looking for a stronger connection to God, themselves and each other as a couple or family.

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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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7 Tips To Excellent Communication On Important Matters

Lonely woman waking upYou want to be heard. You have a unique perspective, a voice that can make your relationship incredible, and your spouse needs to hear it. Sometimes excellent communication takes courage while stepping into a space that may not feel comfortable. If you make the 7 steps to healthy communication your daily practice, you’ll have a much  healthier relationship.

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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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