Communication

Stop Trying To Make Her Happy

Men, if you want to have a great relationship here is my advice to you: Stop trying to cheer up your girlfriend or wife.  I know this might not make sense to you right now, but trust me, it’ll be one of the best things you can do for your relationship. As a brand new husband, one rookie mistake I repeatedly made was always trying to fix my...

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Being in Love Isn’t Enough
Being in Love Isn't Enough

Right before I got married I read Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman. There is a great list of “flags” to go through in conversation with your significant other before, and even after, you marry. I believe most sources of conflict in marriage can be worked out so I didn’t see anything on Chapman’s list that was...

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Married? Stop Keeping Score
Married? Stop Keeping Score

It’s been just over a year since I got married. I’ve been reflecting over this first year of marriage that everyone has cautioned could be one of the hardest years we’ll ever go through. What were the hardest parts? I can only speak for myself, but for me the hardest thing is to stop keeping score. Can you relate to any of these thoughts? “I...

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Help! My Wife Doesn’t Want Sex part2
Help! My Wife Doesn’t Want Sex part2

Part1:  Help! My Wife Doesn't Want Sex Making the connection Then there is the difference of what our minds are thinking about. She walks in the room looks at you a certain way and you are thinking, “All right, I know what is on her mind!” Actually you don’t. Guys, we can compartmentalize our thoughts and in an instant switch to the...

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How to Write a Love Letter
How to Write a Love Letter

What could be more romantic than receiving a love letter? A good old fashioned, hand-written love letter is still one of the best Valentines around, but don't just save it for February. A love letter is a powerful expression any day of the year. You don't have to be Shakespeare to write the perfect love letter. All you need to know is how you...

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Planning for Baby Number One
Planning for Baby Number One

“Are we ready for this?” The decision to start a family is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make.  There is excitement and apprehension, not to mention all the comments from family who think it is about time. So how do you get ready for this momentous occasion? Let me suggest a few things to consider before you go off birth control. How...

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3 Critical Tools for Paying Off Debt
3 Critical Tools for Paying Off Debt

This is the time of year when many people look at their debt situation and shudder. They dream of what it would be like to be out of debt. And, if they're brave, they begin to plan a strategy to reduce the amount of debt they carry. They'll begin with high hopes. But many of them will quit before reaching their goal, disappointed, discouraged...

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Social Media and You
Social Media and You

Facebook has dominated our world! In 2010, it surged to half-a-billion users, became the year’s most popular website, got Oscar buzz for the widely-acclaimed movie, The Social Network, and its founder was declared Time Magazine's  Person of the Year. With social media becoming part of the the mainstream in business, advertising, social causes,...

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