Marriage after Children

Question After spending years praying for a child, God gave us a wonderful little girl.  Unfortunately, our precious daughter has changed our marriage in some unexpected ways that have become […]

Creating the Ideal Marital Environment

When I was fourteen years old, my dad and I went fishing in the mountains of Northern Arizona. On the first day of the trip, we decided to fish on […]

Men & Intimacy

A Colorado man drove out of a gas station near Washington, Pennsylvania, and continued on through West Virginia and part of Ohio without realizing that his wife – the mother […]

Home: The Safest Place on Earth

When couples talk as friends, they learn an enormous amount of information about each other. Think back to a time when you had an intimate conversation with your spouse. Perhaps […]

I Feel Loved When You…

We all long to have a life-long marriage—certainly no one gets married thinking, “I can’t wait to spend the next two years with this person.” Not only do we desire […]

Staying Connected After Having Children

Question We were prepared for the birth of our first child but now, a year later, we realize that we weren’t prepared for all of the adjustments we would have […]

The Heart of Marriage

I often hear couples say, “I don’t feel ‘in love’ with my mate anymore.” Now, as a marriage counselor, I kind of just let that go past. It’s not really […]