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14 06, 2017

5 Tips for a Healthy Relationship

By | 2017-06-01T11:18:13+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Relationships, Healthy Marriages|0 Comments

5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Relationship Everyone wants to have a happy relationship with the person they love and are committed to. I don't believe anyone gets into a relationship and says, "I can't wait to be miserable together in 5 years!" Why would we ever get together if that was the case? We [...]

31 05, 2017

It’s Not Your Job to Make Your Wife Happy

By | 2017-06-05T09:57:34+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Relationships, Healthy Marriages|1 Comment

It's Not Your Job to Make Your Wife Happy Are You Struggling to Make Your Wife Happy? I hear it all the time from husbands, “I just can’t make my wife happy” or “she’s never happy.” Guys I have news for you, it’s not your job to make your wife happy. Let that sink in for [...]

5 12, 2016

Part 2: Your Holiday Emergency Plan

By | 2016-12-05T10:29:34+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Part 2: Your Holiday Emergency Plan

A month ago I wrote about the importance of putting together a proactive plan to go through the holiday season well as a couple. Even though this time of year is supposed to be fun, celebratory and relaxing, many people find it is actually the opposite. Stress and unmet expectations are two ingredients that lead [...]

27 10, 2016

Part 1: Six Proactive Conversations for Relationship Harmony During the Holidays

By | 2016-10-27T10:18:31+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized, Relationships|Comments Off on Part 1: Six Proactive Conversations for Relationship Harmony During the Holidays

Halloween is almost here, which means Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner. Let the festivities begin! Many of you take time off work to spend with family and celebrate together. Often times family members come into town and you put them up in extra rooms. You eat meals together, go on outings, buy [...]

6 09, 2016

Three Quick and Simple Tools to Stop Fighting Now

By | 2016-10-22T07:57:04+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Relationships, Marital Disagreements|Comments Off on Three Quick and Simple Tools to Stop Fighting Now

Three Quick and Simple Tools to Stop Fighting Now Let’s be honest, we all hate conflict. It’s not fun, it doesn’t feel good and it leaves us isolated from the ones we care about most. No one wants to fight, but the reality is we all do. Fighting left unchecked is damaging. So how do [...]

22 08, 2016

Five Absolutely Foundational Needs for Relationship Success

By | 2016-10-22T07:57:04+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Relationships, Core Needs|Comments Off on Five Absolutely Foundational Needs for Relationship Success

Five Absolutely Foundational Needs for Relationship Success Fighting again? I bet you are frustrated. Do you find yourself wondering why these fights keep coming up? Or you have felt generally discontent recently but can’t pinpoint the root of it. I’m sure it feels like crazy making to keep finding yourself in the same argument and [...]

21 08, 2015

3 Ways to Stop a Fight with Your Spouse Fast

By | 2016-10-22T07:57:04+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Marital Disagreements|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Stop a Fight with Your Spouse Fast

Are your fights causing you to feel disconnected or afraid in your relationship? Do you worry what will happen if things keep going this way? You need to learn to stop your fights from escalating so that you can begin to rebuild trust and safety in your marriage. Chances are your fights have become a [...]

17 07, 2015

3 Fight Patterns Every Couple Should Know About

By | 2016-10-22T07:57:04+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Relationships, Marital Disagreements|Comments Off on 3 Fight Patterns Every Couple Should Know About

3 Fight Patterns Every Couple Should Know About “It’s always the same. A fight starts and the next thing we know is we are yelling at each other and we can’t even remember what started it. What’s wrong with us? We just can’t communicate.” I hear this a lot; most couples come in with communication issues. When [...]

1 07, 2015

Afraid you are caught in a destructive relationship dance?

By | 2016-10-22T07:57:05+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Relationships, Marital Disagreements|Comments Off on Afraid you are caught in a destructive relationship dance?

Afraid you are caught in a destructive relationship dance? It’s late at night, the kids are in bed and you want to tell your spouse you are upset the laundry wasn’t folded and put away today. You're afraid to bring it up because it may well lead to a fight. It’s dinner time and a comment is [...]

3 03, 2015

Women’s Divorce Workshop – Providing Divorce Support Before, During and After the Process

By | 2015-04-21T15:08:25+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|Divorce Support|Comments Off on Women’s Divorce Workshop – Providing Divorce Support Before, During and After the Process

I am proud to be one of the presenters for the Women's Divorce Workshop, held every 4th Saturday through the year. Although not associated with the workshop, Southeast Christian Church has offered to provide space to hold the seminar. Each Saturday will feature a therapist, a lawyer, a financial planner and a mediator. Women's Divorce Workshop [...]