Tag Archives: Advice

Completion, Not Reflection

   I just had coffee with a single, female colleague that I had not seen in several months. After catching up on job stuff, she began to talk about a budding relationship that she is in. For the most part, … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call

It’s funny. I’ve been very focused on marriage of late. I have my first book at the publisher and I’m in the beginning stages of starting a marriage ministry at my church. I’ve beenresearching it, reading about it, looking at … Continue reading

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Keep the Long View

Even the best of marriages go through seasons of highs and lows. Feelings can swing from being crazy about your partner to having your partner drive you crazy. That’s natural. The key is to maintaina long-term perspective and not let … Continue reading

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Intentionality

Ok. When it comes to creating and maintaining a Shocking Marriage, the key is Intentionality. That’s it. It’s really that simple. Think about it. We get better at those things in life that we are intentional about. If you want … Continue reading

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Marriage is like lawn care…

In the last few months I have had three or four couples (in or around my social circles) that are in serious trouble. In each case, one partner in the marriage has walked out on the other and declared that … Continue reading

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Eliminate Duality in Your Marriage

The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines duality as “The quality or state of being dual or having a dual nature”.   This is a common issue faced by individuals and one that I, on a personal basis, fought for years.  I … Continue reading

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Why Women Aren’t Like CrockPots

We’ve all heard the analogy that when it comes to sex, men are like microwave ovens and women are like CrockPots.  The premise here is that men are quickly and easily aroused while women take in stimulus over a longer … Continue reading

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