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The 15-Second Date Night: Thoughts on Liftoffs and Landings

The 15-Second Date Night: Thoughts on Liftoffs and Landings

By: www.datenightguide.com It doesn’t take much to throw off a good date night routine. Marc and I can be on a roll for months… keeping to our weekly quality time like a paperboy does his Sunday route. But, then, a few schedule changes, unexpected commitments and business travel come along and it all goes down the […]

Creating the Date Night Habit

Written by Kristen Manieri www.datenightguide.com We humans live a well-worn path, often living the same life over and over, day after day. It takes true effort to blaze a new trail because we’re simply not wired for change; we’re wired for habit. Our brains like reliability and consistently. This is why creating a new practice, […]

I Won’t Give Up

Lyrics by Jason Mraz “I Won’t Give Up” When I look into your eyes It’s like watching the night sky Or a beautiful sunrise Well, there’s so much they hold And just like them old stars I see that you’ve come so far To be right where you are How old is your soul?Well, I […]

5 Tips to Fortify Your Partnership

by Daryl Fletcher Relationship Strategist & Life Coach www.LoveLogisticsCircle.com   Because all relationships grow and change over time, even if you have a great relationship, there may be times when you feel like your bond could be stronger. Consider these tips to fortify your partnership: Take your partner’s side. To continue to grow an enriching, […]

The One Thing 11 Relationship Experts Think You Should Know About Your Partner Before Marrying Them

By: Carolyn Steber Before getting married, it’s important to come to several layers of understanding with your partner. Obviously you’ll want to discuss where you think you’d like to live, as well as fun things like how often you’d like to go on vacation. (You know, couple-y stuff.) But you’ll also want to have some serious […]

Pros and Cons of Sharing Your Finances as a Married Couple

by Abby Hayes The pros of combining your finances Combining your finances can be tricky, especially if both parties have their own debts, accounts and assets coming into the marriage. But it might be worth it for the following reasons: Women may have greater security Other research shows that women have greater security when they […]

How to Blend Your Finances After Marriage

by Chelsy Meyer You’ve said, “I do,” you’ve blended your families, and you’ve accepted dealing with each other forever, no matter what. Now it’s time to put those vows to the test and live your lives together as a unit. Blending your belongings, your emotions, and your finances can seem daunting, but after it’s all […]

4 Things We Learned From Marriage Counseling

www.marriage365.0rg Yes, Casey and I are the first to admit that we have been to marriage counseling. But we don’t view it as a bad thing at all. In fact, we both embrace that having a third set of eyes on the issue can be more productive than us trying to figure it out on […]

25 Fun Questions To Ask Your Spouse

www.marriage360.org John Gottman calls them love maps. We call them open ended questions. The point here is that you talk, laugh, dream and learn more about each other. Some questions are silly while others really get you thinking about some possible big life decisions. Either way, pull these out on your next date night or after […]

The Holy Trinity of Finances

by: Tim Schuster How managing your finances is about more than being practical, it’s also about understanding and acknowledging the emotional and spiritual side of money … the “financial trinity” if you will.   Money Is Practical There is a rational and logical side to money. Money comes in. Money goes out. It adds up. […]