Taking Charge of Your Marriage

  Source: Uploaded by user via Lucille on Pinterest “ A solid marriage is a wonderful legacy to give to your children. It does so much to secure them for life.” The words of my mother-in-law rang in my head, but I could no longer hang on. I had been married for...

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Men and Women Define Intimacy Differently

Football season is upon us. My husband is a huge CU Buffs fan, so for twenty-five years I have joined him in the bleachers but resented it. I hated how he could go four to six hours without saying a word to me. At the end of the game he would be bubbling, thinking we...

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Affair Chance

  Several years ago I met with a client whose partner had been unfaithful. She seemed to be doing all the right things: attending a support group for his addictions, seeing a personal counselor, and acting contrite while seeking forgiveness. This gal is righteous...

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Resolving Marital Conflict

       One great tip for reducing conflict is to soften your startup.  Instead of yelling, "What the heck is wrong with you . . . are you deaf . . . take out the garbage" you might try saying sweetly, "It's your turn to take out the trash." Famed marriage expert John...

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Stuck In A Rut?

My husband has been down in the dumps lately. Sometimes couples get stuck. We will try harder and harder to make it better, but we always seem to do the same old thing and the situation never changes (You know the old definition of insanity….) So last week, I decided we would do something different.

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