The Art of Listening

It’s safe to say that most of us are interested in the quality of our lives. But what we may not remember are the following two ideas: The quality of our lives depends largely on the quality of our relationships. To a large extent, the quality of our relationships...

Common Marriage Mistakes

I have been married over half my life now. Overall, these years have been good, if not great at times. There are other times however, when marriage has been anything but good. Sadly, many of these times where brought on by my own stupidity. I’ve made many of the...

You Can Not Not Communicate

The number one issue voiced by most couples is, “We have trouble communicating.” It’s a common complaint. And many couples think they would benefit from some communication training. Many seem to think if they could better express themselves or if their spouse would...

I wish you would stop …

Every marriage, every relationship, is fraught with perpetual problems and issues. It’s common that I will counsel a couple for several sessions, they reach their desired goals, and leave with renewed hope and energy for the marriage – then come back several years...