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A Daily Checklist to Avoid Storms in Marriage

Are you prepared for the storms in your marriage?

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The weather app on my phone gives me a forecast for the cities I travel to.  Recently, I began thinking how helpful it would be to have a marriage app…an… read more
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4 Insights When Your Spouse Irritates You

What should you do when your spouse irritates you?

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Recently, my wife, Susan and I had one of those conflicts where we started talking about one thing, but ended up listing everything that we sometimes find… read more
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4 Ways to Fight Fair

When conflict arises in your family, do you know how to fight fair?

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Conflict tends to bring out the worst in people.  They can all too easily become aggressive, insulting, and hurting—leaving wounds on their family members… read more
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5 Things I’ve Learned About Communicating with My Wife

How well do you and your spouse communicate?

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It amazes me how much I’m still learning each day.  Just when I think I’ve made some great progress, I mess up and realize I’m still far from being the… read more
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Are You Being Curt or Courteous with Your Spouse?

Are you curt or courteous with your spouse?

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Words matter.  I choose them carefully and look for the right words for the situation. But I’ve learned there’s a fine line between being curt and courteous.… read more
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5 Types of Powerful Words for Your Marriage

What are your words doing to your marriage?

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We all know how powerful words can be.  They have the power to poison and even kill a relationship.  But they also have the power to build up and breathe… read more
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Choosing Your Words Carefully

Are toxins of the tongue poisoning your marriage?

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Words are powerful. Words can build up. Words can tear down.  It’s so important to be careful what you say, especially in marriage.  There are four toxins… read more
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Printable Letters for Your Spouse

How do you tell your spouse something they don’t want to hear?

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In a letter… that’s right… a letter.  When you write something out, you usually give it more thought, and are more careful with the words you put on paper. … read more
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What Happens When You Don’t Listen to Your Wife?

What happens when you don’t listen to your wife?

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It happens all too often…wife sits down with husband and shares her thoughts, feelings and emotions. After a short time, husband starts to tune out, looks… read more
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5 "Do-Over" Rules in Marriage

Have you tried a “do-over” in your marriage?

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We’ve all seen it before.  We say something to our spouse and, immediately, we can see their face starting to turn red with rage. Well, if you realize… read more
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What are the Five Love Languages?

Do you speak your spouse’s love language?

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When you try to convey love to your spouse, does the message get through clearly, or is it lost in translation?  You see, we’re all different.  What I… read more
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9 C's That Can Kill a Marriage

What are some of the greatest marriage killers?

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My wife, Susan and I have been so happy to see friends who have had long-lasting marriages but have been saddened as well by marriages that seemed great… read more
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When My Spouse Wants Me to Change

What do you do when your spouse wants you to change?

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You need to be accepted by your spouse, warts and all, just as you are. But not every change your spouse desires is an attack on you or your personality.… read more
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Assertive Communication: How to Have Healthy Conversations with Your Spouse

Do you have healthy conversations with your spouse, even during conflict?

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We all have different ways of communicating that reflect our personalities. But healthy communication exists best when spouses are both developing the… read more
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Communication Expectations

Are you a mind reader?

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Many of us expect our spouse to “just know” what we are thinking or feeling.  After years with each other, we begin to expect our spouse to know we’ve… read more
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