Make Sure Your Broken Record is a Good One

Make Sure Your Broken Record is a Good One

Earlier this year, I threw myself a pity party for one. Feeling lonely and neglected, I wondered, Why does my husband feel so far away? What’s up with his short fuse and constant eye-rolling? Why doesn’t he show affection or seem interested in our weekly dates...
Cross My Heart: 8 Rules for a Lasting Marriage

Cross My Heart: 8 Rules for a Lasting Marriage

The rules of the road keep traffic moving and cut down on accidents. Limits on sugar and screen time keep our kids’ energy and imaginations alive. Systems and standards at work and school boost the potential for success. A life with no structure or restraints would be...
Happy Anniversary! 15 Reasons We Still Say “I Do”

Happy Anniversary! 15 Reasons We Still Say “I Do”

On this day 27 years ago, a blizzard turned our spring wedding into a winter wonderland. We braved icy roads to church so we could walk the aisle, exchange vows and rings, and begin our life together as Mr. and Mrs. We’re thrilled to celebrate one more happy...
The Power of “I’m Sorry” in Your Marriage

The Power of “I’m Sorry” in Your Marriage

You know things are “off” between you. That cutting remark still stings. Time passes with a promise unfulfilled for another day. Loyalties are divided, and you’re at the bottom of your spouse’s list. Little irritations feel like major offenses...