What If Your Story Changes?

“Hey babe, what if next summer we set off on an adventure as a family and travel around the country in an RV for a year or two?” “I could see doing that.” A couple of hours later my wife comes to me … “There has to be a bigger reason to...

Let's Talk About Sex, Baby

Sex is an important aspect of most every marriage. Your sexuality plays a major role in life. It influences how you dress, act, and interact with others around you. It’s everywhere. Stand in line at your local grocery store and see if you can avoid seeing the...

Ultimatums in Married Life

When things happen in married life, whether bad or good, a common reaction is to blame (or give credit) someone else. While they may have been a contibuting factor to the result of a situation, when we fail to acknowledge our own role in life’s circumstances, we...

Helping When Help Isn't Really Wanted

The scene is a couple driving in the car on the way to dinner: Silence for several minutes. “What’s wrong?” “Nothing.” A few more minutes of silence passed, “I know something is wrong. What’s going on?” “Nothing! Jeez, what am I doing?” “That’s just it! You’re...

Sexless Marriages

There are many marriages today that fall under the label of a sexless marriage. Newsweek estimates the number to be about 15 to 20 percent of couples. So what makes a marriage sexless? At face value this seems like a simple question. According to the literature, a...