Marriage Monday: I’m Not Committed to Marriage

Have you ever heard someone say, “Well, I am committed to marriage”? “Things aren’t going the best, but I am one hundred percent committed to marriage.” I can’t speak for … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: Love Believes the Best.

I strongly believe that a large portion of our lives are driven by our thoughts. What goes on in our minds comes out in our lives. How we think about … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: Some Problems Can’t Be Solved

There are two kinds of problems in a marriage, those that can be solved and those that cannot. It is critical that we learn to distinguish between the two. Why? … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: The Communication Window

A very significant part of any discussion that you have with your spouse (or anyone for that matter) is how it begins. Marriage expert John Gottman asserts that the first … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Part 4

Over the past four weeks we have been examining what John Gottman labels “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” in marriage. Each of these unhealthy marital interactions inflicts deadly wounds … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Part 3

We have been examining four marital interactions that cause significant problems within a marriage, which John Gottman aptly labels “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.” The first rider was criticism, … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Part 2

Last week, we began looking at what John Gottman labels “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. “ These are four specific interactions between spouses that, if not alleviated, will wreak … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: Bald, Fat, and Happy

There is an old Arab proverb that essentially says marriage begins with a prince kissing an angel and ends with a bald headed man sitting across the table from a … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: Let’s Be Friends.

There is a classic scene in the 1965 movie Shenandoah, where Charlie Anderson, played by Jimmy Stewart has a conversation with his daughter’s suitor, Lieutenant Sam. In the film, Sam … Continue Reading →


Marriage Monday: Love Maps

How well do you know your spouse? One important aspect of loving your partner is to become mentally familiar with their world. Remember when you first started getting to know … Continue Reading →


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