Keeping the Magic Alive In Your Relationship

Keeping the Magic Alive In Your Relationship

It is important to keep the spark alive however we can – and whilst this doesn’t mean focus your entire attention on your relationship and forget all other worries, it does mean giving it just that little bit more time than you would before. Here are some tips to help you achieve that… Read more

Love Always, the Family

Love Always, the Family

Family is life’s heartbeat, the world’s pulse. It’s a source of fulfillment, compassion and joy. It’s the place where you learn how to: give love receive love coexist peacefully be a productive participant Strong families make strong societies, according to a New York Times article by William Bennett, a former United States secretary of education.… Read more

How to plan the perfect proposal

How to plan the perfect proposal

Your proposal should be a special moment the two of you can look back on and remember fondly in years to come. It needs to be personal, taking place somewhere that means something to the both of you and you should offer a ring that you know they’ll instantly love, probably featuring diamonds similar to… Read more

When was the last time?

When was the last time?

When was the last time you grabbed your wife or husband and pulled them close and wrapped your arms around them and told them how much they mean to you? When was the last time you walked hand in hand together and talked about anything other than the kids or your job, or what your… Read more

New Year, New Relationships: 7 Tips to Make Connection Easier

New Year, New Relationships: 7 Tips to Make Connection Easier

Did you spend time with family and friends this holiday season? Many of us do. If you’re like me, it may be the only time in the whole year when all of you spend time together. You probably hoped and planned, perhaps traveled, and certainly invested time in being together. Were you looking for connection?… Read more

To keep the flame alive, come back to the altar

To keep the flame alive, come back to the altar

Falling in love is easy. We can do that with our eyes closed (and according to divorce statistics, we often do). But keeping a love relationship alive and thriving throughout all of the chaos of having babies and raising children and just trying to pay the bills every month is pretty dang difficult. In my… Read more

How to be a Better Husband: Find Common Ground

How to be a Better Husband: Find Common Ground

People grow apart. It’s as natural as people growing closer – they develop different interests, have different time or money demands, or they may begin cultivating new habits or dropping old habits. And in friendships, this may not ever be a concern, as we’re much more likely to still retain a friendship even if it’s… Read more

3 Tips to Keep Your Marriage Alive

3 Tips to Keep Your Marriage Alive

When my best friend found out that her husband had an affair, her life just shattered. Of course, the sympathy goes out to her; but marriage is a two-way street—there must have been a bump along the way which made her husband take an illegal detour. I’m not making any excuses for her partner’s infidelity,… Read more

How to be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

How to be a Better Husband: See the Big Picture

Sometimes focusing on the details is a good thing in a relationship, and a great skill to have, and sometimes it’s more of a distraction or a liability for us. When we get unbalanced, and can’t see the forest because there are too many trees in the way, it’s time to zoom out. There can… Read more

How to be a Better Husband: Show Up

How to be a Better Husband: Show Up

After 14 years of marriage, plus a couple of other long-term relationships before that, I’ve been privy to many conversations with women as to where we men fail as husbands. Some of those were relayed from a third party about their own husband, and some of those conversations were ones where my wife and I were… Read more