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Marriage with a No-Strings Attached Mindset

The other day, I found myself excitedly planning several things I wanted to do to surprise my husband. I quickly made a mental checklist of what I needed to make it happen and then quickly realized I was unintentionally planning things I could ask for in return for my “kindness.” If I made his favorite…

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You Are Worth It, My Darling!

I used to have this treacherous and dangerous tendency to hold on to the horrendous and heart-breaking moments in my relationship with my husband. I would let the bad memories play on repeat, letting my anger re-ignite at random times, and hold on to the trying times rather than the beautiful ones. Here’s the thing…

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Communication is Vital!

George Bernard Shaw was attributed to saying, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” This problem that Shaw observed is often the result of one or more factors happening unbeknownst to the individual speaking. Something was spoken, but… what was said was misinterpreted. the recipient was distracted and did not…

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Intimacy Gets Good When This Gets Strong

Whether I work with pre-marital couples or couples that have been together for thirty years, I often see one constant challenge when it comes to relationship struggles: communication. I once thought that communication was important so that couples could primarily discuss budgets, dreams, parenting, and sex. Yet, the more I provide counseling and coaching, the…

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