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25 Passionate Texts to Send to Your Spouse

This is when TECH comes in handy in a marriage. We lead busy lives and sometimes have days where we’re more like two birds passing in the wind. But oh… how…

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25 Fun Questions To Ask Your Spouse

John Gottman calls them love maps. We call them open ended questions. The point here is that you talk, laugh, dream and learn more about each other. Some questions are…

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Blended Family Marriages – After the “I Do’s”

The dating was exciting. The wedding was perfect … but you didn’t expect the “one big happy family” to not be so happy! Welcome to blended family life. Many times…

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30 Conversation Starters For Spouses To Dream Together

If you’re looking to take your marriage to the next level, I encourage you to find ways to dream together. Share your passions and deepest desires. Take some time to…

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30 Holiday Questions to Ask Your Spouse

The holiday season can sometimes be cliché with all the pictures of cute boots and pumpkin spice lattes. Even so, I want to encourage you to embrace fall and the…

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How To Keep Boundaries With The Opposite Sex

Healthy marriages do not experience affairs, period. Affairs spout in the soil of neglect, isolation, and loneliness. Combine that with a lack of healthy boundaries with friends of the opposite…

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The Importance of Being Honest in Marriage

We all have an outer self of some sort. This is the cleaner version of yourself you share with others, such as at a work holiday party where you are…

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What To Do When You Want Counseling, But Your Spouse Doesn’t

Marriages suffer for all kinds of reasons: lack of regular maintenance, an affair, an addiction, unhealthy behaviors (i.e. nagging, manipulating, belittling, name-calling etc.), in-laws, poor financial decisions, lack of intimacy,…

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Great Date Night Ideas

WEEKLY DATE NIGHTS ARE NECESSARY to keep your marriage fresh and vibrant. It’s probably our number one advice to couples, no matter what state their relationship is in. So naturally, we…

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7 Habits of Healthy Couples

We are creatures of routine and can often find ourselves stuck in these bad cycles of either fighting, being too busy, or not having the right expectations. The only way to create new…

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40 Date Night Questions

Forgo the dinner and a movie and go straight to really connecting with your spouse. Love is not self-sustaining but requires constant maintenance. We can often get stuck on surface-y…

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15 Ways to Show Respect

Respect is one of those concepts we all hear often, but it seems fewer understand how it works and its impact in marriage. Here’s an all too common story from…

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Guess who was on ExtraTV?!

We were asked to weigh in on Hollywood marriages and how they can keep it hot while under the close observation of the entire world. We applaud these couples that are…

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Why You Need A Marriage Mentor

There we stood in our third year of marriage… more like enemies than lovers. It seemed the odds were stacked against us. We came from broken families, buried ourselves in…

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4 Things We Learned From Marriage Counseling

Yes, Casey and I are the first to admit that we have been to marriage counseling. But we don’t view it as a bad thing at all. In fact, we…

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8 Phrases To Say To Your Spouse

Our words have power and they can either hurt or heal. While they can lift and build people up they can also tear them down reeking destruction. There is a saying…

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Help… we have different sex drives!

A common issue for many couples that results in frustration and disharmony is missing the beat with your sex drive. One wants it more than the other creating a sense…

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6 Secrets To Fighting Fair

Casey and I are both extremely strong willed and stubborn people, so our fights tend to be pretty dramatic. Maybe we should have been thespians instead of marriage coaches. You…

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10 Ways To Ruin Your Marriage

Let’s get this straight, we do not write from a position of getting marriage right. We make mistakes all the time and are constantly learning. In fact, we scored a…

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10 Quick Tips on Dealing with In-Laws

When you married your spouse, you married their parents… like it or not. And if you plan on going the distance in marriage, which we hope you will, then you…

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12 Great Conversation Starters

It was in our fifth year of marriage, we hit a rut. We stopped connecting.  Sure, we were comfortable with each other.  So comfortable that we stopped asking discovery questions….

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