Category: Marriage

  • 20 Things Wives Are Attracted To

    Gentlemen, start your wives’ engines… I’ve given you some insider info into the mind of husbands (it’s a scary place to go). Since I don’t know anything about how a woman’s mind works, nor would I really want to, I’ve had to rely on a list my wife helped make up with the help of […]

  • 20 Things Husbands Are Attracted To

    Husbands and wives continue to evolve together and what they are attracted to in each other in a lot of ways changes over time as well. The things I was attracted to in my wife before we were married have changed. Some of them are the same, but even the things that have remained the […]

  • From Survive to Thrive – Marriage

    This is the second in a series of five articles on going From Survive to Thrive in our lives. The first article had some introductory sections in it. If you haven’t read those yet and would like to – click here – the page will open in a new window so you won’t lose this […]

  • From Survive to Thrive – Family

    Do you ever feel like you are just drifting through life – being tossed around by waves – just reacting – just trying not to drown – just trying to survive most of the time? I am confident that we will all go through periods of time where we are just surviving – I get […]

  • 21 Years of Holding Hands

    “There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.” – Robert Brault 21 years ago today, my Senior year in High School, I got to hold my future wife’s hand for the very first time. We were driving my parents’ Ford Aerostar minivan (cruisin’ like the cool Southern California couple […]

  • Church and Sex – What We Keep Getting Wrong

    The church’s inability to handle the topic of sex appropriately continues to leave many Christians ill-prepared to handle sexual desires and temptations and is putting at risk many marriages before they even get started. The church is hurting itself through the many individual Christians that need proper guidance and aren’t getting it from the appropriate […]

  • 20 Behaviors of Happy Successful Couples

    I think when I first got married I seriously believed that the passion, the puppy dog love, the “she’s perfect” all the time concept, the I can’t get enough of her – all of it would remain forever. Love makes you stupid. I thought that my wife and I would always have a hard time […]

  • What Beautiful Really Looks Like

    Booty Does Not Equal Beauty Every time you get online, go to a store, drive down the freeway, or turn on your TV you are inundated with images of what the world wants us to believe true beauty looks like. True beauty is not a 5’ 10″ tall leggy blonde with large breasts strutting down […]

  • Just Trying to Get to the Next Chapter

    Next Chapter A friend of mine said something very interesting recently when we were talking about life in general and the stresses that come with it, especially as it relates to marriage at the stage of life that we are currently in (mid-life crisis, whatever that means). He said that the way he relates to […]

  • 50 Date Night Questions to Ask Your Spouse

    Date Night Questions Do you remember the days when you were dating and you would spend hours on end talking to your future spouse? Do you remember when you would hang on every word they said, because you were excited just to be talking to them? You would let them talk while you were making […]