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Let's Talk About Sex.

Have you had 'the talk'? Or maybe avoided 'the talk'? Talking about sex and purity is an important and difficult task. Sheila Wray Gregoire has a ton of great tips for people who are wondering how to talk intimacy with their kids. “If you want to be great parents, gross out your kids….You can’t give your child a message on purity and...

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I Didn’t Want a Divorce, But Could We Last?
I Didn't Want a Divorce, But Could We Last?

I did not want to be another divorce statistic, but the numbers were not in our favor. My husband Rudy is a bus driver and I work in dentistry - both careers that rank high in divorce statistics. We have a severely handicapped son. We struggled financially. My husband has been fighting depression for most of his life. My life and my marriage were...

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Unrealistic Demands
Unrealistic Demands

Whose life is it anyway? There’s so much to do, and everyone wants it done at the same time! Throw in a career, or two, and a child, or two, and things get pretty hectic. How can you properly communicate your needs? Related Articles: Love Busters Life lesson - Dealing with Demands The Secret to Long-term Romantic Bliss Love Busters Article Selfish...

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Too Independent?
Too Independent?

A unity candle is lit at some weddings as a visual reminder that that two people are now in making a life together. It is said “that two shall be come one”. For some couples this co-mingling of lives seems to happen fairly easily. This is especially true for couples that come from very similar backgrounds. For other couples the need for individuality...

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Disrespect and Judgment
Disrespect and Judgment

Judgment is defined in part as “the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing”. What happens in a relationship when what we perceived to be the situation, isn’t really the situation? What if our judgement is incorrect? What happens when one partner jumps to conclusions and completely mis-reads the intent of his...

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Lies, Lies and more Lies!
Lies, Lies and more Lies!

A little, white lie, a truth misrepresented — it doesn’t take much before you may hear your spouse say, “I’m not sure I can completely trust you.” A lack of trust is a very challenging atmosphere in any relationship. A pattern of lies undermines the whole communication process. How can you talk about anything important if you can’t quite...

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Habits that Irritate
Habits that Irritate

At some point we probably thought they were cute, but over time habits can drive us to distraction. Some habits can be destructive, such as drugs, others are just there annoyingly in the background. Habits are part of who we are. Often we don’t even realize we are doing them. Whether we try to ignore them or not, habits can start to drive a wedge...

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Exploding Anger
Exploding Anger

In a moment of anger it all boils over. Words and feelings we don’t even want to admit we have just slip out. And once they’re out there, like toothpaste, they’re impossible to put back. Disagreements and stress are going to happen in any relationship. How you deal with them can make all the difference. Related Articles: Love Buster Life...

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