Relationships - Dating, Weddings, Marriage and Divorce

Fighting about Bills – Financial Stress that Money Causes

In every survey across the nation, one of the top five arguments of all time is financially motivated. Fighting about the bills is one of the most common practices between committed couples. It is also one of the most unpleasant arguments out there, because somewhere along the line it...

How Important is Sex in a Marriage?

Various people have various definitions regarding what makes a healthy marriage. Determining individual standards including how important is sex in a marriage comes down to a number of personal and even spiritual beliefs. For instance, in Orthodox Judaism, it is considered a mitzvah to engage in sexual relations with...

Husbands and Their Man Caves

The 'Man Cave' has become a new phrase that describes a special place where the 'modern' man can watch their sports loud with the guys - or alone, where no kid is welcomed, where a man can retreat to 'surf the net' and mostly, have some privacy. If we...

Pros and Cons of Marrying Young – What are Your Chances?

Bill and Eve have been married for 19 years. They were high school sweethearts and got married just a few short months after graduation. Today, with a family under a modest roof they perhaps both have lingering thoughts of what life would have been like had they waited a...

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Spouse?

Recently, an article was published in Hitched Magazine which said the number one problem of couples in a dysfunctional or failing marriage is that they take advantage of one another. It’s easy to do really. You become so accustomed to your partner being there, being part of the scenery...

Exaggerating and Ad-Libbing When Arguing with your Spouse

'That is NOT what, I said,'' you exclaim to your spouse! Then, what follows is a ten minute spiel (or 20) of your spouse ranting and raving, squinting their face and twisting their tone in an effort to replicate a conversation you had last night over dinner. Not only...

Little Things Count in a Marriage

Diamonds are a girl's best friend? And getting a shiny new car, wrapped in red ribbon on Christmas morning is perhaps the best present a spouse could get, right? If you ask most married folks, they would say the complete opposite. In fact, more' husbands and wives are counting their...

Moving from Dating to Building a Healthy Relationship | Six Tips in Cultivating Love

“Love and relationship is meant to be more than a safety net, that companion. A pet can provide that. A lover will give you more.” How can we increase the possibility of developing more within a growing relationship and not just a casual dating scenario that leads no where? We visualize...

Speaking Your Mind to your Spouse

“Ohhh, he makes me so mad! Just once I wish he would listen to me!'” How many times have you heard this from your best friend? She calls you up on a Friday night to complain about all the ridiculous things her husband does. As you listen on the...

Looking to Simplify Your Life, Lower Your Expectations

Life coaches are everywhere. Ask any random person how they are and they will respond with some sort of insinuation that they are overly tired, overly worked, frustrated or engaged in the rat race that has become life for so many people. Every day, millions of people are lying...

Selecting a Best Man – Should it be a Friend of...

A groomsman – or best man as he is sometimes called once related a funny story about one of his friends who was asked...

What You Need to Know about Honeymoon Cruises

Cruises, in our modern world, have become one of the most romantic get ways for newlyweds. Offering the perfect "get away from it all'...

Selecting a Justice of the Peace – A Non Religious Ceremony

Getting married by a Justice of the Peace instead of by a religious minister is a personal choice. An increasing number of couples believe...