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Let’s Talk About Sex!

Sex. It’s everywhere! It’s on TV, movies, the internet, magazines. And yet, for many couples, sex remains somewhat a mystery. Many couples enter into sexual relationships assuming that their sex lives will be like

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Sleeping Together

Before I got married, I had a lot of people offer me warnings: “You’ll probably fight a lot more,” “There will be little things about him that annoy you” and so on. However, there

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Three Ways Emotional Suppression Hurts You

Could suppressing negative emotions actually harm relationships more than help them? Holding back, reducing, or inhibiting ongoing emotions is known in the research world as “emotional suppression.” And we’ve all experienced emotional suppression. If

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Butting Out of Your Relationship

“I love you, but you’re being ridiculous right now.” “I’m sorry you’re hurt, but what I said was true.” “I shouldn’t have done that, but you shouldn’t have said what you did.” All three

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Why Marriage Education

When I tell people I am getting a Master’s degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development they immediately jump to the conclusion that I want to do therapy. Like them, when I began my

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4 Rules for Fights in Marriages

There is No One-Size-Fits-All Regimen to Marriage Arguments, but These Are a Few Recommendations.   Some of the most challenging parts of a young marriage are the biases and preconceived notions that a partner

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You Get What You Tolerate

We Often Hear We Need to Be Tolerant People, But Does That Necessarily Make Sense in a Marriage?   We hear a lot of people talk about tolerance. So, what does tolerance mean by

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