Q&A: What You Should Know Before Getting Married

Getting married is a big step. Even starting a new relationship with someone is kind of like jumping into the pool feet first. Is there anything you can do to keep a relationship...

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Q&A: My Best Friend’s Girlfriend…

It’s happened to many of us – our best friend’s girlfriend or boyfriend likes us, and we’re afraid of destroying their relationship. It’s a weird, uncomfortable type of...

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He Needs To Make You Happy

He said, “I need to make you happy to even have a shot at being happy.” The words are spoken by Ben Affleck to Jennifer Aniston in the movie He’s Just Not That Into You. For...

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Best Love And Marriage Articles Of 2009

This year, public scandals have been on the cover of every tabloid magazine and on every news channel from NBC to ABC to CNN. The Letterman adultery scandal and more recently, the...

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Married Or Single? Are Those Really The Only Choices?

Social networking sites, email, Facebook, MySpace…you name it and you have to identify your relationship on your profile. Unfortunately though, many of these websites only have...

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Pre-Wedding Jitters Vs. Second Thoughts

The ring has been chosen and placed on the bride-to-be’s left hand, a symbolic representation of the circle of love that will follow and is accompanied later by the glorious...

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Marriage Essentials – The Top 3 Non-Negotiables For Lasting Nuptials

Here’s the deal; the facts are in. At least 50% of marriages don’t make it—which, if you’re a gambler, is slightly better than a crap shoot. Celebrities are notorious for...

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A Big Mistake Newlyweds Make

“Most power conflicts in intimate relationships occur when one partner tries to treat the other as a child, mother, or father.”  – Bert Hellinger Over the weekend, I...

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That “Mothering” Tone Of Voice And Behavior Does Not Work For A Man: Which...

“How can we have a loving relationship with anyone if we spend most of the time thinking about how awful it (the relationship) is?” ~ Joseph Bailey I found that awesome quote...

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Do You Have Both Feet in Your Relationship?

Although I don’t remember the exact day that I pulled the one foot that I had out the door back into my marriage, today, celebrating 24 years of marriage, I can’t remember the...

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The Best Years are Yet to Be, if You Allow It…

Recently I was asked to describe the best years of my life. When I was younger, I remember summers going on seemingly forever. What wonderful times, playing tag or touch football...

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Don’t Let A Financial Downturn Cause Financial Infidelity in Your...

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m calling this economic crisis "Financial 9/11." And it’s obvious that this downturn has been around for awhile, and may be here to stay for...

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