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Complacency Kills Marriages

It is natural for us to fall into routines, it’s a natural way for our brains to organize complex actions into repeatable patterns. But when we allow routines to govern our lives, complacency sets in. If you don’t have to … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Humility

When you find yourselves facing a challenge that involves both you and your spouse, remember that your two minds together can come up with a solution better than what either one of you could do on your own. Continue reading

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Helping Your Marriage Survive the Corona Virus

Fear not, this is not a post filled with medical / social warnings. Nor is it post down-playing the significance of the current virus… There was a time in your relationship when you couldn’t wait to be alone with your … Continue reading

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Don’t Live Life in Your Rear View Mirror

I have traveled to India several times. One thing that always amazes me is the traffic and the way people drive there. A given four-lane road may contain seven actual lanes, consisting of cars, trucks, scooters, pedestrians and cows. Despite … Continue reading

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Arguing? Break it Down!

All couples have conflict. Unless you married a clone of yourself, you will find times where you disagree on an issue. And sometimes, it seems there is no way to get to a resolution where you will both be satisfied. … Continue reading

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Communication or Intimacy?

I believe that if a husband dedicated time and attention to actively listening to everything his wife said, but changed nothing else, there would still be dissatisfaction. 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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Then and Now

My wife and I went camping over the weekend. Camping in Indiana in the fall can be beautiful, but the weather can be iffy. As we were driving to the campground on Friday afternoon, the skies grew increasingly dark. By … Continue reading

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Appreciate the Little Things

My wife and kids have been gone for a week.  It’s funny, I travel quite a bit for work and have for the bulk of my career.  When I’m away from home, I miss everybody, but I’m typically so busy … Continue reading

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