“Out beyond rightness or wrongness, there is a field. I will meet you there.” -   Rumi, 13th century Persian poet While the title of this post makes a nice, short headline, the question could be better stated, “Why do couples’ fights become so heated and painful?” and “Is there...

[caption id="attachment_696" align="alignright" width="325"] Marriage education deepens your understanding of many aspects of your partner[/caption] For young couples, the thrill of engagement and wedding preparations can overshadow an important fact: on the other side of the honeymoon, life as usual...

I’ve said this so much, but it bears repeating: “Relationship skills do not come naturally. We are not born with the relationship skills we need. They must be taught and practiced, just as language, cooking or math skills must be taught and practiced.” Wouldn’t preparing your first...

[caption id="attachment_1851" align="aligncenter" width="300"] It's our job as parents to help our children understand the rewards of love & marriage.[/caption] We parents need to be doing a better job at getting couples to premarital counseling. Marriage is a sacred partnership and should be treated as such....

  [caption id="attachment_699" align="alignright" width="224"] Exploring a relationship through pre-marital counseling takes some courage, but the benefits are irrefutable![/caption] Pre-marital counseling not only prepares partners for the challenges and opportunities of married life, it enriches the pre-marital stage and deepens their relationship, making...