21 Ways To Say I Love You – Part 4

21 ways to say I love you part 4
21 Ways To Say I Love You – Part 4 The purpose of this list is to stimulate more loving interactions in your marriage and dating life. Deep interaction doesn’t always require profound and extra-ordinary effort. You can build bridges and great depth of love with simple and daily actions.   Treasure Each Day Together Be sure to express to your spouse each day how much they mean to you. Don’t allow what seems to be the common-ness of each day to rob you of how special each day ...
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21 Ways To Say I Love You – Part 7

21 ways to say I love you part 7 (2)
In this Blog series “21 Ways To Say I Love You” I will share some common but effective methods to show love in your relationship. Lean how to Light the fire in your marriage, Live the life you were meant to live, and Love your mate.  The purpose of this list is to stimulate more loving interactions in your marriage and dating life. Deep interaction doesn’t always require profound and extra-ordinary effort. You can build bridges and great depth of love with simple and daily ac...
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3 Things Couples Do To Hurt Their Marriage And How to Solve Them

3 Things Couples Do To Hurt Their Marriage
Every couple wants a loving, supportive and lasting marriage. However, as the Bible says, "the little foxes, that spoil the vine" . In other words it is not the BIG items that take a toll on your marriage. It is one or two and in this case 3 things that can severely harm your marriage. Let's look at 3 things that most couples do wrong and how you can avoid them.1. Argue about money. The “love of money is the root of all evil”. It is also the root of most disagreement in a marriage. One pers...
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Conversation Starters for Lovers

Talking with Your Spouse
There are times that you just need a little help to move your conversation with your husband/wife along. Here are some ideas to use. Who has been your biggest influence in your life and why? What musical instrument would you like to learn to play? What are your pet peeves? What is your favorite vacation memory? If you could pick one super power what would it be? Have I told you today how much I love you?
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Your Mouth Is Ruining Your Relationship

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Words are powerful tools that can build strong and powerful positive emotions. Words can move a man to achieve great things. We enter into marriage with two simple words, “I Do”.  However, if we are not careful our careless and unguarded words can create a huge hole in our relationship. In all relationships there are times we don’t communicate well with each other because of the stress of life and busy schedules. In most cases a simple “I’m sorry” can help repair the damage done by our words....
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Please Put Down The Knife

Put Down The Knife
It is inevitable that there will be some form of conflict in a relationship. Sometimes, the conflict is minor such as forgetting to turn the dishwasher on. Other times it could be more serious like forgetting a birthday or special occasion. The use of the wrong words at the wrong time can be a source of conflict. Our tendency, when in conflict, can sometimes be to pick up a knife. I am using a “knife” as a metaphor for a strong negative reaction we can have during a relationship conflict. I a...
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Keep it positive; your mate will love you for it!

In part 2, I will share another set of tips that couples use to create a positive relationship. Always listen to your spiritual or moral compass Crossing your spiritual or moral boundaries in a relationship just to stay in it so that you're not alone is a surefire path to unhappiness. By violating your personal or spiritual standards, you can create feelings within yourself of regret, dissatisfaction, despondency and demotivation. The key here is to learn to loving...
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Tips Couples Can Use To Create a Positive Mindset

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Note: This is part 1 in a series on ways couples can build a great relationships. A great relationship for couples start with the right mindset by both parties. The late Yogi Berra once said baseball is 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical. What are predominant thoughts concerning the relationship, and how do these thoughts impact the relationship? What if you were able to change your relationship significantly by just changing thoughts and attitude? There are three strategies couples...
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Communication is a Two-Way Street

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There are times that your mate just wants to be heard. She doesn't want answers. He shies from quick fixes. Regardless, you both want to be heard and acknowledge. In the end, how you communicate your attention to the other party says a lot. For instance, if your mate expresses something you feel is trivial, how would you respond? Let's just say a giggle ain't the way to go. Spare the judgment: There are times that your partner would just love to share something with you without the judgment...
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5 Great Communication Techniques  for Couples

Great Communications lead to great feelings
One of the great challenges in most relationships is how to effectively communicate with each other. Here are some helpful techniques to help you have GREAT communication skills!!! Spend more time listening than you do talking. Put the Smartphone, Tablet and PC away!!!!! When you are in a heated conversation don’t answer questions with question unless it is something like, “If I hear you correctly? Or Can you slow down please so that I can follow you?” Avoid finishing your mate’s s...
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