Web Analytics

relationship tips

Dull days wreck a marriage faster than fighting

By Linda Carroll Shared adventures help stave off boredom in a marriage. And boredom, according to new research, is a top romance killer. When Jana Dolnik and her husband, Ladia, signed up for horseback-riding lessons, they never expected that their new hobby would come with an added bonus: sparks to rekindle their decades-long marriage. As […]

70 ways boredom can kill a marriage (and women are more likely to lose interest than men)

By Fiona Macrae for the Daily Mail Stale mates: The research showed that while men are more likely to be bored with a partner outside of marriage, for those couples who had tied the knot the roles reversed Women are more likely to become bored in a marriage than men, according to a study. The […]

5 Steps to Beat Boredom in Your Relationship

Psychology Today By: Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. It’s common for couples to feel bored at some point. Here’s what to do about it. Over time, couples inevitably find that they slip from out-and-out lust into a more comfortable steady state in which their friendship matters as much, if not more, than their sexual passion. In […]

25 Tips for Keeping it Fun

by Greg and Priscilla Hunt, Certified Specialists in Marriage Enrichment When you and your partner re-unite after a day apart, greet each other with a lingering kiss (count to 10 slowly). This not-necessarily-sexual touch will get you on the same page more quickly than a one-second peck. When dining alone or with friends, play footsy […]

10 Ways to Make the New Year a Relationship Game Changer

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 […]

10 Tips to Become a Friendlier Spouse

Courtesy of www.marriagemoment.org Often people say they want to be a better spouse or have a stronger marriage. But many times they admit that they don’t know how to accomplish this. One of the easiest and most effective ways is to be more friendly. It really is that simple. Begin to treat your mate as […]

Less Stress, More Love

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.