Fair Fighting Makes Togetherness Safe

  If it weren’t for marriage men and women would fight with total…


The Blind Spot

As the evening had been growing long, the gathering was winding down.  Some…


Emotional Safety

Marriage is a wonderful institution.  But who would want to live in an…


Discrepancy of Sexual Desire

When One of You Wants Sex More Than the Other We are all different.  This…


No Time Like the Present

The past is riddled with hurtful events.  The pain from any event is only fully…


Coping With the Porn Factor

The issue of porn represents a divisive challenge to many couples.  This…


Love is Perfect

Love is perfect and we are not.  Our humaneness is at the center of our…


Gridlock: It's Knot Love

Romantic couples have a bad habit of getting tied up in knots. Each partner…


Here Comes the Judge

Keeping a romantic bond close and positive is hard. With the rigors of daily…


Conflict Need Not Damage Love

     The wife's face twisted in pain.  Not knowing the situation, one would…


Communication: More Than Just Talk

     Time and again couples enter relationship therapy (marriage counseling to…


Offer Understanding Not Advice

There are many different ways to love.  While all of them have value, each has…