Compliment Your Husband!

Ladies – want to have a wonderful marriage? The secret is in what I wrote above. Compliment your man. Not once, not twice, but regularly. Your husband has many needs, and one that is really really really really really important, is that you make them feel needed. They want to be your Knight in shining…

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Unmet Expectations

Guess what! I have figured my marriage out. I was married for just under 10 years, then divorced. I have remarried, and this year will be celebrating my fourteenth year anniversary. Guess what I have learned – the biggest cause of problems in a marriage are UNMET EXPECTATIONS. And upon learning that, I realized I…

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Don’t Ever Trash Talk Family

Disclaimer: I am writing about family, but just because I’m writing it doesn’t mean that the issues I bring up are going on in mine. I am speaking broadly, to encompass many families that I know, friends families, neighbors families, and co-workers families that I know experience the things I am planning on writing about….

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Men NEED to be Wanted and Loved

Did you notice in the title for this blog that I capitalized NEED? Men don’t want to be wanted, they NEED to be wanted. NEED. It is in capitals for a reason. Just as women desperately want to hear, ‘I love you”, men NEED to be wanted and loved. Of course, men don’t come across…

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Every Marriage Needs Laughter!

I’m sure you read the title, and thought to yourself, whaaaaaat?  Every marriage needs romance! Well yes, yes it does. But every marriage also needs laughter. You and your significant other need to be able to laugh with each other, and to laugh at each other. Laughing with each other is absolutely imperative, because it…

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Say What You Mean

We are all so incredibly different, but what I think we should all agree on is: say what you mean. Don’t be obscure, don’t beat around the bush, don’t hint, just say it! Hmm, perhaps I should market a hoodie that says “just say it!” Nah, I’d probably get in trouble from Nike for it…

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