Is Your Relationship Healthy or Damaging?

Is Your Relationship Healthy or Damaging?

I recently witnessed an argument that I have never heard before in my life! I live on a pretty quiet street, so when two men started arguing outside, several people, myself included, were peeking out of their windows, trying to figure out what was going on. For the sake of the story, we’ll call them Guy #1 and Guy #2. Guy #1, who was walking with his wife, witnessed Guy #2 yelling at a woman and calling her names, and I guess he looked as if he was going to physical hurt her as well. So, #1 took it upon himself to confront #2 and defend the woman. Read more

Before You Call It Quits On Your Marriage

Before You Call It Quits On Your Marriage

I know that I have said this before, but I feel it’s important enough to say again that when you enter into a marriage, you are promising to love the other person through the things that you already know and through the things that you don’t know. At some point, there will be things that you will learn about your spouse that you may have a hard time dealing with, but remember the promise that you made.  Read more

The Greatest Love Lesson I Learned + Freebie

The Greatest Love Lesson I Learned + Freebie

This post is part of  A Conversation Piece Tour which I am excited to be a part of along with many other inspiring bloggers and love advocates. To learn more and to join us in spreading a message of better love communication, CLICK HERE!

 

After almost 7 years of marriage, you better believe I have learned quite a few things about love. I admit that some lessons were hard learned, as I kept trying to force things to be what I wanted them to be, or what I thought they should be, rather than allowing them to be what they actually were.  Read more

3 Ways to Maintain Your Identity After Becoming the Mrs.

3 Ways to Maintain Your Identity After Becoming the Mrs.

3 Ways to Maintain Your Identity After Becoming the Mrs.

After I said “I do”, it took me six months before I changed my name on my social security card and driver’s license. Why? I was afraid that I would be losing my individual identity. I mean, I loved my husband, and I took pride in taking his name, but suddenly I was filled with a fear that I couldn’t completely explain. My husband didn’t understand why it was taking me so long to get the paperwork done. He was happy about giving me his name, and he felt a bit down, because I was stalling. Read more