Marital Monday: Sharing Emotions vs Sharing Information

I once read somewhere that, “women use words to share emotions, while men use words to share information.” I must say I found this saying to be very true in the early part of my marriage. I have always found Rick to be a great communicator. That was one of the qualities that initially attracted me to him.  However, I don’t think it was until after we … Continue reading Marital Monday: Sharing Emotions vs Sharing Information

Marital Monday: Love, Love, Love, Love Crazy Love

I asked, “How did you know he/she was the one?” She said, ” From our very first date it just felt like I already knew him. And every time after that it felt more and more comfortable.” He said, “I just knew.  Whether it is just walking in the park, or on the beach, she just fills me up.” Yesterday was such a great day.  I … Continue reading Marital Monday: Love, Love, Love, Love Crazy Love

Marital Monday: The Empty Nest

  Over the next few months many couples will be entering a new phase. Some of your children may be graduating high school and going away to college.  Others may be graduating college and have decided to relocate. Whatever the reason, when your children are no longer in the home you have entered the “empty nest” phase of your marriage. I am nowhere near entering … Continue reading Marital Monday: The Empty Nest

Marital Monday: Ways to Deal with Stress

Recently I came across this great article at pulse.ng on ways to handle stress in your marriage.  Below I have copied the article How to deal with stress in your marital relationship. Marriage comes with its own share of stress, and it takes a lot of restraint to not buckle under it. However, you need to find a way to make sure that you don’t … Continue reading Marital Monday: Ways to Deal with Stress

Marital Monday: It’s More Than Just Another Year

Have you ever heard the song “Anniversary” by Tony Toni Tone.  I have always loved that song. I remember years ago it was my parents anniversary and we were sitting in the living room. I turned on the stereo and that song was playing. Of course I made them get up and dance because it was their anniversary.  They happily obliged. My husband and I … Continue reading Marital Monday: It’s More Than Just Another Year

Marital Monday: 7 Tips For a Happy Marriage

Recently I came across this article on the kidspot website and wanted to share it with you for this week’s Marital Monday. 7 Tips for a Happy Marriage By Joanna Bounds Even though we all hope our marriage will last forever, a third of marriages end in divorce, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. “Tough spots will always occur – one partner might get … Continue reading Marital Monday: 7 Tips For a Happy Marriage