criticism in marriage
5 Things to Remember to Avoid Criticizing Your Wife

Criticism in marriage is never a good thing, and it's my biggest regret as I reflect on my first few years of marriage. Early on, I had heard repeatedly that communication is the key to a successful marriage. So, I needed to communicate the things...

3 Amazing Marital Takeaways From ‘The Amazing Race’

In case you aren’t familiar, The Amazing Race is a worldwide competition packed with mental and physical challenges in diverse cultures. It is also a ride of emotions, and couples must work together to be successful. Nancie and I find ourselves rooting for some couples...

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5 Great Ways to Treat Your Wife Like a Stranger

My wife and I got into an argument while on vacation, no less! Mid-dispute, we had to stop to meet our friends in the hotel lobby. As we were getting on the elevator, so was a woman struggling with a baby and enough baby paraphernalia...

Can Positive Illusion Help Your Marriage
Can Positive Illusion Help Your Marriage?

While I think we are all complicated people, I don’t think how we love is always as complicated; it’s just not always easy. I think the more accurate description is this: Marriage is so close. When we get married, everything about you and everything about...

marriage-support
4 Key Types of People Your Marriage Needs

I’ve heard from so many guys that once they got married, they stopped spending time with anyone other than their wives. There seems to be a common misconception that once you are married, the only relationship that matters is the one with your wife, and...

spending quality time with spouse
3 Ways to Get Alone Time With Your Wife

After speaking at a date night event, a couple shared with me how much they enjoyed the night, and that they hadn’t been on a date since their son was born! Their son was 38 years old! OK, I’m exaggerating, but only by 30 years....