Surviving The Vote

Surviving The Vote

Another election day has come and gone.  Many marriages got tossed around in the tumolt of opinion and reason. Some of us live in politically divided homes where politics stirs up fear and anxieties like nothing else. Learning to love one another through the...
Don’t Let an Argument Fester

Don’t Let an Argument Fester

When Bill Gates wants business advice, he knows who to talk to. When Oprah seeks to communicate better, she has great advisers. But what about us dumb slobs; those of us who want to be married for the rest of our lives. Okay, we’re not all slobs, that is really...
I Want to Hold Your Hand

I Want to Hold Your Hand

 (This is a re-post of a wonderful habit I recommend for any couple) Jeremy leans back in the couch; he slouches shoulder to shoulder with Lynnette.  It’s their third date. As they enjoy the movie, the tops of their hands brush past one another.  He feels his...
Make a Family Plan

Make a Family Plan

Years ago my husband and I sat down and made a family plan. You might assume we must be serious planner people.  Not really. For reference, most of our family holidays come up last minute with much prayer, but little prep.  On the scale of things, the family seems...