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Secret To A Happy Marriage: Put Your Spouse First

Secret To A Happy Marriage: Put Your Spouse First

The E! reporter, Giuliana Rancic, said putting her husband first, and the baby second is the secret to her happy marriage. I couldn’t agree more. As you might suspect, a nuclear meltdown happened online as women who put their kids first came out on attack. I was invited to appear on Good Morning America to […]

Real Love Is a Choice

Real Love Is a Choice

My wife and I have known each other since high school, but didn’t date until much later. We had only dated a couple of weeks before we realized that we were madly in love and wanted to get married. I was all for it! I even suggested a spontaneous, immediate wedding in Vegas. (Seriously.) Kim, […]

The Most Overlooked Characteristic Of Who You Want To Marry

The Most Overlooked Characteristic Of Who You Want To Marry

“In sickness and in health.” On two occasions I have said those words with the full confidence that the couple repeating those words actually knew what they meant. The first occurrence brought a smile to my face. She had endured and marriage was her reward on the other side of illness. Together they have journeyed […]

5 Things Quality Men Secretly Want That Make YOU Stand Out

5 Things Quality Men Secretly Want That Make YOU Stand Out

There’s a world of women out there — how are you supposed to stand out? Sexy clothes and bright red lipstick will turn heads, but if you want the attention of the good guy, try these things out: 1. Have an opinion and voice it Please. We love a woman who knows what she wants […]

Keeping The Spark Alive

Keeping The Spark Alive

“Long distance never works.” “The seven year itch is real.” “Children always kill romance.” “You can’t have love and a successful career. You have to choose.” Chances are you’ve heard at least one of these statements, or a variation on the theme. One of the most common myths about long-term relationships is that passion is […]

5 Ways To Connect With Your Spouse At The End Of The Day

5 Ways To Connect With Your Spouse At The End Of The Day

A typical scene when my husband gets home from work: I’m trying to finish up transforming ramen and broccoli into something that will pass as “dinner.” Sadly, the kids’ screen time has just expired and they are acting as though they’ve never had the TV shut off before. My husband enters in and my first […]

Some Things You Have Overlooked In Your Marriage

Some Things You Have Overlooked In Your Marriage

It’s no secret that marriage takes a lot of work. Putting someone’s needs before your own and constantly worrying about his or her physical, emotional and mental health can be quite exhausting, but you knew it would be and prepared yourself for it. As the days, months, and years have gone by, you have gotten […]

Rules For A Happy Single-Income Home

Rules For A Happy Single-Income Home

You can expect some ups and downs when it comes to raising a family on one income. But there are also rules to making a single income home run smoothly. And, surprisingly, it has nothing to do with how much you make. So keep these five rules in mind when one partner is financially supporting […]

6 Ways To Allow God To Heal Your Marriage

6 Ways To Allow God To Heal Your Marriage

Misunderstanding and poor communication in a marriage can create rifts in a couple’s stability and faith in one another. Although each couple will inevitably face trying times, there are simple things they can do everyday that will allow God to step in and heal the wounds in their marriage. The following six actions can make […]

What Your Husband Wants You To Change, But Doesn’t Know How To Tell You

What Your Husband Wants You To Change, But Doesn’t Know How To Tell You

Husbands are notoriously bad at communication, especially when it comes to sensitive topics. But the truth is, sometimes they tell their wives exactly what they mean, but their wives just aren’t always listening. How often has your husband said, “Sit down, relax!” or “Stop cleaning and come watch the movie,” or, “Would you quit working […]