Julaine and I recently attended a marriage program during which marriage experts Les and Leslie Parrott presented information from The Good Fight. How Conflict Can Bring You Closer. They said that most of the conflict in marriage results from differences in perceptions. (Click on title to read full post.)
In your life and marriage, are you living large or small? (Click on the title to explore.)
If you’re like me, you occasionally (or often) have difficulty listening in a way that your spouse feels heard. When we listen from the heart with the goal of understanding, we draw closer together and our spouse feels understood. (Click on the title to read the full post.)
On your wedding day, whether you said traditional vows or not, in some way you pledged your love to your spouse, and you may have even said “until death.” But, somewhere along the way, many of us forget our commitment, or at least we live it out in a way that isn’t consistent with the spirit of our vows – loving with our whole heart.
So, the question is, are you loving your spouse wholeheartedly or half-heartedly? (Click on the title to read more.)
It may seem odd to talk about studying your spouse, but before you dismiss the idea, think about what you did when you were dating. You most likely tried to learn as much as you could. (Click on the title to read the full post.)