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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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He Never Saw it Coming

My best friend since college is facing near-certain divorce. I was the best man at their wedding fifteen years ago, and we have gotten together two-three times a year ever since. This couple that was once so in love that brought … Continue reading

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It’s All About Perspective

I was raised on a farm and as such learned a lot of valuable life lessons during my youth. One such lesson came the first time my dad let me disk the field. He showed me the basic controls (e.g. … 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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Keeping conflict in perspective…

Fortunately, I’ve not been ignoring my marriage like I have been this blog.  In terms of my marriage, things have been good.  But it seems like we’re surrounded by those whose relationships are in dire trouble. It’s tough being around … Continue reading

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The Power of a Simple Night Away

We went away on Friday night.  Just 30 minutes away from home, but we went to a nice hotel in downtown Indianapolis.   We checked in around 4:00, and were home the next day by 2:00.  Not even 24 hours, … Continue reading

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“Keep her Glass Full”

This may sound strange coming from a guy, but I love weddings.  I learn something from every single wedding I go to.  It’s a great chance to watch and talk with people with so many views on marriage, it’s like … Continue reading

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