Choosing to Learn How Your Spouse is Smart

We cannot expect to become mentally intimate with our spouse without work. We have to discover our spouse’s intelligence, choose to learn, listen, and become acquainted with their interests. Make a deliberate choice to discover what…

It’s not how smart you are, it’s how you are smart!

We all can identify with the fact that we think differently than our spouse! For example, when Jay says “Let’s go into the city”, he means, “Let’s go test drive cars.” I (Laura) think he means, “Let’s go shopping at the mall!” When…

Growing your friendship with your spouse

Social intimacy is the foundation of a great marriage: playing together, enjoying each other’s company, taking a walk, test driving a car. It begins by blending many of the interests of your two lives into one. A simple way to build…

How to recapture your friendship with your spouse

Many people have never thought about being socially intimate with their spouses. We begin dating and we enjoy this person’s companionship. We have common interests. We are friends. Then somewhere along the line, we fall in love. For…

5 areas of intimacy to grow in your marriage

We believe the key to unlocking celebration in your marriage begins with something we all desire - intimacy. It is the building and developing of intimacy that will help you celebrate your marriage. Intimacy is a tough subject because…

Let the games begin!

Hebrews 13:1-4 (MSG) says: “God honors marriage. Honor marriage and guard the sacredness of sexual intimacy between wife and husband. God draws a firm line against casual and elicit sex.” God desires that you and your husband have…

How to make your marriage a winning team!

On this episode, we take a lesson from football to make your marriage a winning team. Let’s talk about playing offense, playing defense and the importance of practice. In the end, it’s good to know who your biggest fan is … your…

How to look away from your phone and back at your spouse

Does your spouse pay more attention to their phone than to you? On this episode, we answer another question from a listener: "How can I hold my wife's attention just long enough to have eye contact without her looking at her phone for…

Is spending time with your spouse a priority?

On this episode, we continue to answer a few questions about common issues in marriage. This week we hear from a listener: "Our greatest challenge is carving out time..." You have to answer the question: "Is spending time with my spouse…

What stagnates intimacy?

For the next couple of weeks, we are diving deeper into some questions from listeners. This week we are asked: What stagnates intimacy and keeps intimacy from happening? Listen in now for our thoughts on the subject. Mentioned in this…