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Posts by: Priscilla Hunt

How Your Phone is Leeching Off Your Relationship

Sherry Kimball https://hookupdate.net/   Summary: Over-reliance on your smartphone may be detrimental to the health of your relationship. If you want to have a happy, healthy relationship, you should always put your spouse and friends above your smartphone. The more space you put between yourself and your phone, the closer your connection may get. A […]

Create More Intimacy

Relationship Design, Sex and Intimacy   One of the major things marriage provides is it’s the best chance to create an intimate connection with another person. It’s part of marriage’s elegant design. You and your spouse can create an entire part of life that only the two of you know about. Yet, this intimate connection […]

Under the Radar Marriage Killers

reprinted with permission imom.com The more marriage conferences and counseling I do, the more convinced I become that there is one issue, more than any other, that is causing marriages to fall apart today. Communication? Money? Sex? For decades these issues have been said to be the top three reasons why marriages fail, and there’s […]

Share Fondness and Admiration

Zach Brittle, LMHC reprinted with permission Gottman Institute The early stages of a romantic relationship is called limerence. Limerence is the easy, involuntary part of being in love with another person. It’s commonly associated with “having a crush” or “puppy love” or the “honeymoon phase.” The limerence phase is usually marked by a near-obsessive infatuation, […]

Keeping the Passion Alive when Children Arrive

reprinted by permission Gottman Institute Physical intimacy is an essential part of any couple’s relationship. But it takes work to maintain a satisfying sex life, especially after having children. This pandemic has made it even harder for new parents. You’re cut off from your village and limited where you can go to get away. Parents […]

Commitment in Our Relationship

What does it mean to be committed to your partner and to your relationship? We might have said the words “for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health”. . . but what do those words really mean? And how do they translate into our day-to-day relationship? This exercise below should […]

10 Science-Backed Tips For A Better Sex Life (That Don’t Include The Bedroom)

By Natalie Goldberg The concept of a “good” sex life is completely subjective. Sexual satisfaction looks different for every couple, so there isn’t one right answer—it’s important to discover what you personally need to be sexually fulfilled. However, researchers have identified some common patterns between couples who self-report great sex lives. That research shows that […]

The Truth: It Only Takes One And, You are The One

 by Joanna Shakti EcstaticIntimacy.com   You cannot wait for your partner to change.  It will never happen.  You cannot think, WE need to fix this.  That won’t likely happen either.  The more that you demand, expect, need your partner to change – even if you fear your relationship might be ending – the more they […]

3 Common and Avoidable Mistakes Couples Make

by Joanna Shakti ecstaticintimacy.com The things most couples think will keep them together are the very things that sabotage relationships. Too often, in your attempts to be a good partner, you’re actually the opposite. What you think is love is not love, it’s attachment, it’s expectation, and even demand. The strongest marriages form when two […]

Emeritus Zoom Conversation 4-1-21

Emeritus Members have contributed to the ongoing work of ACME/Better Marriages for years, first as couples and now as individuals. This group of energized, inspirational folks gathers regularly on Zoom to discuss ways they can continue to contribute to the ongoing work of couples building better marriages. They have some exciting projects in the works! […]