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How To Empower Your Partner

How To Empower Your Partner

Our relationships define our entire lives. This is not because we cannot think independently or because we lack a sense of self. It is because relationships with others either fuel the fire of our success or drain us of the will to achieve more. When you learn to create a raving fan culture at home […]

The 5 Disciplines of Love

The 5 Disciplines of Love

Cultivating passion in your relationship should be an ongoing adventure. A sexy, exciting partnership takes focus and dedication to create — and it will light up every part of your life. Whether you’re single or committed, these 5 Disciplines of Love will help you create a relationship full of earth-shaking excitement, joy and passion. 1. […]

4 Things You’re Likely Doing That Will Eventually Kill Your Marriage

4 Things You’re Likely Doing That Will Eventually Kill Your Marriage

According to renowned marriage therapist John Gottman, there are four behaviors that can reliably predict the end of a marriage — and you’re probably guilty of them. For 40 years, the psychology professor and his team at the Gottman Institute have studied couples’ interactions to determine the key predictors of divorce — or as Gottman calls them, “the four horsemen […]

7 Things All Great Relationships Have in Common

7 Things All Great Relationships Have in Common

You know those relationships that drain your energy? The ones that impact your ability to really thrive at home, at work, in life? There are consequences of enduring them and failing to face up to reality that something’s just not right. And while there’s no point pretending a relationship has a future if it doesn’t, […]

Women, Face It: Marriage Can Never Be Feminist – Video

Women, Face It: Marriage Can Never Be Feminist – Video

The institution of marriage has curtailed women’s freedom for centuries, says Julie Bindel. So why are so many feminists trying to reclaim the tradition as a subversive act? If you want to get married, she says, just get on with it – but please don’t pretend that being a feminist changes its meaning

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

“My boyfriend is jealous. He gets furious when I won’t dump my friends and spend all of my free time with him,” the weeping woman shared with me. “I was so thrilled to have a devoted boyfriend that I ignored the warning signs of abuse. I convinced myself that he loved me, and that things […]

How To Be Your Husband’s Best Friend Without Losing Your Identity

How To Be Your Husband’s Best Friend Without Losing Your Identity

Soulmates. Lovers. Friends. Partners. Companions. Roommates. Co-parents, co-bill-payers, co-everything. It’s a lot to ask of a marriage. And on your wedding day, you probably only thought about the first two titles. They are the reason you married your husband. You wanted to spend all your time with him, and it didn’t matter what you were […]

Why Purity Doesn’t Just Mean Saving Yourself for Marriage

Why Purity Doesn’t Just Mean Saving Yourself for Marriage

Recently, I’ve noticed a trend of celebrities voicing their decision to abstain from sex until marriage. Their decisions to do so range from personal, spiritual, and moral. Now, it might even be the trendy thing to do. The conversation about saving sex for marriage has certainly increased over the past few months, which is why […]

Your husband has 5 basic needs. Are you meeting them?

Your husband has 5 basic needs. Are you meeting them?

The key to a successful marriage is unselfishness. If you can put your spouse’s needs above your own, you are on the right track. Having the desire to fulfill your husband’s needs is in no way submitting yourself to an inferior role as a wife. If you truly love your spouse, then you want to […]

8 Things Your Husband Needs To Hear You Say

8 Things Your Husband Needs To Hear You Say

You eventually hit that point where you’ve spent more of your life with your spouse than any other person in your life. At 26 years of marriage, my husband and I whizzed past that milestone several years ago. Quite frankly, it amazes me that 26 years is now considered a significant achievement. While I don’t […]