Marriage & Relationships

Own Your Stuff: The Importance of Honesty in A Relationship

You are not a bad person. Making mistakes is just a part of life. You are an imperfect person...we all are imperfect. Relax. I'm not sure what you have experienced in your life that makes you want to defend everything and to be right all of the time, even when you aren't, but it may be time to simply stop. Take a breath and own your stuff. Be honest with yourself about where you could make some improvements.  (more…)

By Andriea Denise, ago
Marriage & Relationships

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. (more…)

By Andriea Denise, ago
Marriage & Relationships

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.  (more…)

By Andriea Denise, ago