Are You A Gentleman? (and How To Know You Met One)

Introduction The purpose of this series is to highlight what I find a serious issue in our society. That is the problem of guys acting like “gentlemen,” or what they perceive a gentleman to act like. They act kind and sincere but all too often they turn out to be impatient, rude, or they inevitably …

How To Save A Marriage After A Self-Medication Affair

This is part four of the eight-part series on how to save your marriage after an affair. If you haven’t read the first three parts of the series, the links are below! Before reading Andrew G. Marshalls book, How Can I Ever Trust You Again?: Infidelity: From Discovery to Recovery in Seven Steps (affiliate), I wasn’t aware …

How To Save A Marriage After A Retaliatory Affair

This is part three of the eight-part series on how to save your marriage after an affair. If you haven’t read the first two parts of the series, the links are below! Before reading Andrew G. Marshalls book, How Can I Ever Trust You Again?: Infidelity: From Discovery to Recovery in Seven Steps (affiliate), I didn’t realize …

How To Save A Marriage After A Cry For Help Affair

This post is part two of the eight-part series on affairs and how to save your marriage. If you haven’t read the first part of the series, the link is below! Before reading Andrew G. Marshalls book, How Can I Ever Trust You Again?: Infidelity: From Discovery to Recovery in Seven Steps (affiliate), I didn’t realize there could …

How To Save A Marriage After An Accidental Affair

Affairs destroy the sanctity of marriage like no other betrayal. Having an affair is like taking a knife, plunging it in your spouses back, right into their heart, and twisting the knife. It almost certainly means the death of your marriage, right? Not necessarily. Affairs don’t have to end a marriage. They very well can, if you …

Consistency is Crucial For Relationship Survival

When you first meet someone that you would like to get to know more personally, everything is exciting. It’s new. Everything is fresh and nothing is predictable. That’s dating. Dating is the thrill of the hunt. Once you actually decide to Like a person… To keep a person around, you entertain the idea of being …

Marriage After Chronic Illness

Marriages go through many events- fights, family and friend deaths, job loss, babies, and other things. When we say our vows, there’s a part that says “in sickness and through health.” We say that hoping for the second part, never the first. I’ve been married for almost 13 years and had a mini-stroke in 2013, …

Top Tips For A Happy Marriage When You Have Little Ones

As newlyweds, there was plenty of time to spend on our own as a couple. We could go out for meals, trips to the pub and spend the days doing whatever we wanted. Seven years down the line, my husband and I now have three young children, and it’s a very different story. When you …

15 Key Ways To Have Long-Term Relationship Success

When it comes to long-term relationships, everyone wants to know what the secret is to a successful relationship. People often have relationship questions like, “what is a healthy relationship?” or “how do I have a successful relationship?” The answers to these questions are simpler than one might think. When it comes to dating advice or …

Five Secrets to Making Opposite Personalities Work

People meet up all the time. It’s happening as you’re reading this sentence. We meet others everywhere- the grocery store, library, Taco Bell, anywhere. When this happens, we naturally ask questions to see what the other person has in common with us. Do they like the same kind of music? Do they like to read? …