adapted from marriagedynamics.com Are you ready for the holidays? Gifts bought? Wrapping done? Packages in the mail? It may seem like this extraordinary year has dragged on and on, and yet in other ways it has flown by. And now the holidays are here again. This season is all about connection. So it’s natural that […]
By: Dr. Jackie Black Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Is this a day you are looking forward to? Or dreading? In my experience, women are more triggered by Valentine’s Day forgetfulness or inattention than men. So, in the spirit of averting a Valentine’s Day disaster in your relationship, this advice is for the ladies! I have three […]
from www.signupgenius.com Make a list of the 10 things you love most about your significant other and text it to him — one item at a time throughout the day — countdown style. Buy your wife some bubble bath and draw a bath for her just as she is getting ready to cook dinner. Then, […]
Dr. Jackie Black, professional member of Better Marriages www.drjackieblack.com The holidays can be a confusing time for those who are dating or who are more serious and in a pre-committed relationship. There are many considerations, questions and issues that come up during these times. Here are some important considerations to keep in mind: Gifts: Should […]
www.prepare-enrich.com Imagine you are sitting at the outrageously decorated holiday table that your sister spent all morning setting. Your most loved relatives are sitting around you, chatting, laughing, and grazing. Your uncle starts up a conversation with your husband about politics from across the table. He makes a comment about an immigration policy and […]
by Eddie and Sylvia Robertson adapted from Wonderful Wednesdays We are experiencing the most holiday packed time of year. It is a time filled with activities and emotions. We each have expectations, and others have expectations of us. There is a whirlwind of activities from Thanksgiving travel to Christmas parties for every group where we […]
“We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” Hillary DePiano, New Year’s Thieve Patterns of behavior are very hard to change. We are more likely to achieve our resolutions and goals if we have the support and encouragement of others. Many people who make a […]
by Priscilla Hunt, Specialist in Marriage Enrichment www.closecompanions.org www.bettermarriages.org New Year’s Resolutions sometimes get a bad rap. Often, they’re the butt of jokes and we get the message that we’re expected to fail after the first week of the new year. But, Greg and I know that if you don’t have a plan, you surely […]
Happy holidays for couples. Holidays can be stressful. Follow these tips to lessen the stress and make sure you and your spouse experience happy holidays – together.
Holidays can be stressful. Juggling family, in-laws, traveling. . . learn tips for coping, thriving and staying close to your spouse during the Holidays.