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The Elephant in the Living Room

Sometimes you just have to come out and say it.There’s no point avoiding it.There’s an elephant in the living room.
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Going to Bat for Your Spouse

"There's a bat in the house!"
John:Sometimes life presents unexpected opportunities for closeness.A few Sundays ago, a bat suddenly appeared, swooping and darting around the familyroom before settling into a hanging position above the fireplace.


"Expectation is the root of all heartache."- William Shakespeare  

We all enter marriage with "sex-pectations" - our ideas of what our sex life will be like.  When "we can't get enough of each other" gradually deteriorates to "not tonight," we find ourselves feeling disappointed, hurt, even un-loved. doesn't have to stay that way.

How's the View From Over There?

So far this year has provided lots of topics for discussion.As we talk about all sorts of issues in our world today, we recognize how opposite we can be.Man, do we approach issues differently!

Listening = Love and Respect

Over the years, we’ve heard a great deal about the importance of listening in marriage. This is one of those things that seems simple enough to understand, but for some reason is really hard to do consistently. The simple fact is that attentive listening is a skill and takes practice and determination. Rather than share the ways to become a better listener (you can find that information just about anywhere), we’d like to share with you some reasons why it is important to each of us to be heard.