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Making Marriage Matter Again

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Posted by on Feb 13, 2016

Marriage experts, not to mention every dating site on earth, emphasize 3 key aspects of finding your "happily ever after". Oddly, it's rare to even hear the "L" word: Love. They usually focus on 3 factors for a successful relationship:

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Where’s YOUR Happily Ever After?

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016

The divorce rate in the USA stands at 53% at the beginning of 2016... meaning lots of misery, emotional turmoil, and legal bills for millions of people. Good marriages can sink to Struggling in the blink of an eye, while others stay in the boringly Average range for years. Some steadily move from Good to Great.

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The Power of Shared Values

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015

  “The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.” ~ Dale Carnegie Shared...

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Sandpaper

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015

 “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to...

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Small Differences ~ Big Difference!

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015

When you recognize that we all have strengths and we all have weaknesses, you start to understand the need to look closely at our differences. These differences usually show up in what we tell ourselves we want. Sometimes what we want is clear and obvious.

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The Purpose of Marriage…

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015

What’s the reason, the real purpose of two people signing up for a commitment that is to last a lifetime... in poverty and in wealth... in sickness and in health? Of course, this question can be answered in a number of ways, depending on your point of view: Companionship, love, raging hormones...

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What Color Is Your Marriage?

Posted by on Oct 3, 2015

Is your marriage strong and vibrant, burning with passion and purpose... or is it weak and fading, looking a bit dull and lifeless? If you want to move up from an Average Marriage to a Great Marriage, it's time to answer this life-changing question. Please take a few minutes today to consider where you currently fall on the marriage continuum, and what you can do to grow all 10 Colors of Marriage Success.

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The Power of a Shared Vision…

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015

So often we believe healthy, happy relationships are created by magic. We see people in a great relationship and wonder what their key is. It is simple really.

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Meaningful Change

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015

So often we forget exactly how different men are from women. Hormonal differences... Attitudes... Physical capacity...

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The Starting Point for GREAT!

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015

When you get right down to it, a happy, strong marriage that will last an eternity — or at least "until death do you part" — is 100% values based. Each partner has a strong sense of mutually significant values. Because of this common, easily communicated sense of value, they tend to have common visions and expectations for they way they want to live. They instinctively KNOW each other's HOT buttons, and how to push them.

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