What 2 Years of Marriage Has Taught Me



Okay...so 6 months of wedding planning and I decided it just wasn't for me. No no no no...I'm not saying I cancelled my wedding....more

Most Eggheads Want to Talk It Away

I can't speak for an East African safari, but with the very private safaris of the Okavang...more

5 Really Big Relationship Red Flags

 Listed below are 5 slap-in-your-face-valid reasons for the two of you to either call it a day or to start doing some serious work on your relationship. 1) You and/or your mate spend more time on Social Media sites and on the Internet than with each other. Even when you’re together, you’re both staring at your smartphones, texting other people, answering emails, checking out dating sites, and liking other people’s posts on Facebook, and you’re not doing anything to show that you’re actually still liking each other....more

How Do I Love Thee:Food For Thought Before You Say I DO - Amazon Book Giveaway 9/1 - 9/5/15

How Compatible are We? Ready for Intimacy? Commitment? The Marriage Bed? In-laws or Out-laws?Many couples spend a great deal of time planning their wedding, but little time planning their marriage. They have not taken the time to have candid open discussion as to what happens after the wedding. Planning your wedding is important, but so is planning your marriage.Now available is the Kindle Edition of my premarital book “How Do I Love Thee: Food For Thought Before You Say I DO”....more


Recently there has been more whine than wine at book club. The topic? How much of a burden my friends find their husband's sex drives. It's not that I don't understand. I have felt the urge to feign sleep when he slips into bed 15 minutes after me. I have shrunk away from his hugs wondering if he is angling for more. I've realized though that I simply can't let myself do that.If I want a friend, chef, sherpa, and cheerleader (which obviously I do) I need to put in between 2 and 20 minutes a day to build our intimacy....more
Love, love, LOVE this post. Everything you said has so much truth to it and my drive has been ...more

Save Your Best Words for Your Spouse

Why is it that sometimes we feel like it is okay to let loose on our spouse who is walking beside us through life, in the one place on earth that they should feel comfortable and safe – our home?...more

3 1/2 years and 2 days

Paul and I have now been married 3 1/2 years and 2 days.  A weird thing to point out, I understand.  Only yesterday while I was driving to work something occurred to me.  We have officially been married longer than my ex and I were when we broke up.  ...more

Gentlemen, Build Your Kingdoms Now

Gentlemen, build your kingdoms now. Don't wait until it's too late. Begin.Build your future as the king of your life and your family. A future surrounded by loved ones who want the best for you, enjoy your company, and turn to you for wise counsel. Build it for a future beyond this lifetime where all those you loved, serviced, and cared for mourn your memory, your spirit, your wisdom.Build your kingdoms now....more

6 Things You'll Think About After Your Spouse Has an Affair

Putting your marriage first and working your way through your spouse's affair will likely be the hardest thing you'll ever do. It's not easy to put something that tragic behind you and try to work on your future with the effects of the affair weighing on your shoulders and bombarding your every thought. I'd know....more
I agree this is very brave of you to blog about and I'm going to offer another point of view on ...more