DIY Marriage Coaching: 6 Irritations

September 11, 2014

Ask your wife to come up with a list of six things you do that annoy or irritate her. Come up with your own list as well. Then go over the lists when you are both calm and have time to deal with the issues. Doing this over dinner out is a great way to […]

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Angry Husbands

September 10, 2014

I am seeing more comments from “angry husbands”. I’m well aware those who comment are not representative of the average reader, and I know those with an axe to grind are far more likely to comment. Still, it is an issue worth addressing. A few thoughts about anger: Being angry does not mean you are […]

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Blame, Defend, or Explain?

September 9, 2014

It is far too common for what we call an apology to be more about excusing what we did, defending it, or blaming someone else. You know, something like, “I’m sorry what you did caused me to do something you did not like.” Blame is dangerous even when what we say is valid. If you […]

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Sometimes We Should Look Back

September 8, 2014

The reason the windshield is so large and the rear view mirror so small is because our PAST is not as important as our FUTURE. So, look ahead and move on. ~ Unknown It is a clever saying, with some merit, but it does not go far enough. The problem with the past is it […]

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The Washing of Water with the Word?

September 7, 2014

“Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy […]

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For Her, Position Matters A Lot

September 6, 2014

The women’s sex acts and pleasure survey had some interesting results, but what stood out to me was how important intercourse is, and how much position matters. How much most women desire intercourse was summed up nicely by this comment: “While I climax more often from receiving oral, I always love intercourse more… if we don’t end […]

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Friday Flashback: Five Word Blessings

September 5, 2014

Try some five or six word blessings: I’m very proud of you. Thank you for all you do. You bless me so much. I love you more each day. You satisfy me in bed. You are an awesome mother. [Based on an idea originally posted May 4th, 2009] Links may be monetisedImage Credit: © Pressmaster | […]

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The Things We Should and Shouldn’t Sacrifice for Love

September 4, 2014

Although he never spoke a word about it, I know my dad greatly curtailed his love of the outdoors when he married my mom. The summer after high school, my dad and two buddies drove from Minnesota to Alaska in an old station-wagon – camping all the way. Before he was married, back when he […]

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