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5 Mistakes To Avoid When You Talk About Money With Your Spouse

5 Mistakes To Avoid When You Talk About Money With Your Spouse

Finance

When divorce lawyers cite "irreconcilable differences" as the cause behind a marital breakdown, what do you suppose those differences were? A few topics probably make the list of "most argued about," including kids, parenting and discipline, in-laws, sex, and – you guessed it – money.If you want to be a

An Affair To Remember

An Affair To Remember

Fidelity

Once a relationship moves past the butterfly stage and into the less exciting and more routine stage, you and your partner need to be more deliberate about keeping your relationship on track.A romantic relationship does not just happen; it is created. This emotionally intimate bond you share with your partner

Keeping The Holiday Love Alive

Keeping The Holiday Love Alive

Family

Unfortunately, for so many people, just hearing the words "Christmas" or "Holidays" produces stress and anxiety.It is the busiest time of year, filled with things that can create anxiety and stress. There is so much to focus on.For a moment, let's focus on relationships. When January rolls around do you

The Power Of The WOW Kiss And The I MISSED YOU Embrace

The Power Of The WOW Kiss And The I MISSED YOU Embrace

Romance

On nearly any given day, I play the roles of wife, mother, therapist, writer, housekeeper, home economist, chauffeur, playmate, and friend. I handle a wide range of physical materials daily including raw foods, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, runny noses, computer keyboards, gasoline pumps, wet laundry, clients' charts, and crayons.Throughout the

Playful Partners - The Art Of Play

Playful Partners - The Art Of Play

Romance

Play may be fun and healthy, but most couples I know do not prioritize play. Even though it is pleasurable, eases our burdens, and creates optimism; society values hard work and extreme competitiveness, which can drain the true joy found through play. If and when couples engage in play, it

How To Avoid Becoming The ‘Waffle House Couple’

How To Avoid Becoming The ‘Waffle House Couple’

Relationship

I was recently watching the TV show, "Up All Night", a witty comedy about the challenges of parenthood and marriage. In the most recent episode, the main couple's TV goes out in the middle of their dinner. So they decide it will be fun to sit at the actual dining

What To Throw Overboard When Your Marriage Is In Trouble

What To Throw Overboard When Your Marriage Is In Trouble

Counseling

When your marriage is in trouble and you’re fighting to keep it afloat, it’s time to throw anything that isn’t helping you overboard.You need all your wits about you to be able to handle the crisis and tackle the problems. Anything that’s an impediment or hindrance has to go.During this

Is My Marriage Over?

Is My Marriage Over?

Counseling

Couples often come to therapy as the last straw before getting divorced. By the time couples finally go to counseling, they have often been through the wringer and back and feel that therapy is sort of their final "Hail Mary" to try to save their marriage. When couples do finally