3 Things Your Spouse Is Not

your wife is not

You’ve no doubt shopped for a card for your spouse and read something like, “You light up my world. You’re my everything. You are my every dream come true.” It sounds sweet and I understand the intentions. But your wife is not your everything. Your husband isn’t your every dream come true. Spouses don’t always […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Ever Speak

questions to ask yourself before you speak

Most of our communication involves talking. Said differently, while our nonverbal communication is important, what we actually say matters a great deal. I’ve found two things true: First, I need to watch my mouth, and second, If I don’t watch my mouth, there are consequences. I don’t think I’m alone here. Many people get this […]

3 Secrets to a Long-Lasting Marriage

secrets to a long-lasting marriage

Henny Youngman said, “Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” While funny, the secret to a long-lasting marriage probably shouldn’t revolve around being separate. I’ve been married […]