Expectations are high when planning a wedding. There is this need to find the perfect dress, delicious food, a picturesque location, and a photographer who can capture those special moments. Luckily, premarital counseling is becoming part of the wedding planning experience, but that begs the... Continue Reading
Couples at all stages may sometimes struggle with ideas. Whether you are a long-term, committed couple looking to change up your date routine, or a fresh couple looking for some new ideas, we have provided a list of fun, cheap dates that are bound to spark the butterflies.
According to... Continue Reading
A few years ago, I went to a yoga class. I didnt really want to, but a friend convinced me. I wasnt really sure what I was getting into.
A few years ago, I went on a date with a guy. I didnt really want to, but a friend convinced me. I wasnt really sure what I was getting... Continue Reading
Today, I woke up and thought, . I got ready for the day, made breakfast, and ran out the door thinking, . Once I got to the office, I glanced at my schedule for the day and thought; .
My common thought throughout this morning was not enough.
Its really unfortunate that my first... Continue Reading
In our last we talked about the expectation filter and how unrealistic and/or uncommunicated expectations have a tendency to change our perception of, and possibly even be detrimental to, our relationship.
However, wouldnt it be somewhat of an unrealistic expectation in itself... Continue Reading
Youve been looking forward to it for , building it up to epic proportions in your mind. All of your friends are going to be there, youll get to wear that new outfit, and its at that new, trendy place in town so the food, drinks, and ambience will be fantastic!
Youve been... Continue Reading
All marriages require work! Your marriage doesnt reach perfection the moment you tie the knot, and your relationship wont remain strong unless the two of you team up and make a commitment to work on it continuously. Life is busy, and it can be easy to let your marriage take the... Continue Reading
As I was sitting and watching TV with my husband one evening, each of us comfortably plopped on our respective ends of the couch, I looked to my right and was somewhat astonished by what I saw. Lying there between us, in the no man's land that is the middle couch cushion, were no less than... Continue Reading
Last night was rough. Work ran late, traffic was bad, dinner was overcooked, kids didnt want to take their baths or go to bed, and then finally, after all of that, my husband and I sat down for our Wednesday night and we just stared at each other.
I set aside time at the end of... Continue Reading
Once your church or community has a trained and
certified PREPARE/ENRICH professional, you might
consider establishing a Marriage Mentor Program
to help premarital couples get more preparation or married couples get the assistance
they need for healthier relationships.