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When you are feeling alone in your marriage

When you're facing problems in your marriage, you can do one of three things... 1 - Give up and resolve to be miserable 2 - Fixate on what you think should have gone differently 3 - Choose to see the positive and make the best out of…

Seasons of Marriage: What Season Are You In?

Seasons in your marriage...just like seasons of the year.  With this little cold spell we are reminded of something we come back to time and time again! You would think after almost 30 years of marriage, Jay and I would have this communication…

This Blogs For The Boys...

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This is Jay and this blog is for the boys... Not that the ladies can't read it, but I got some great advice from an 82 year old NEWLYWED! We were conducting a Celebrate Your Marriage workshop in Woodstock, VA, just outside DC. This spry 82…

It's Ruining Our Sex Life...

When was the last time you were sick?  I remember my train of thought the last time I had a major cold... "I (Jay) have caught a cold and it's ruining our sex life!"  Now before too many of you quit reading, or screaming let me explain...…

Garbage...

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I (Laura) grew up without a garbage disposal...I know 1st world problem...but remember it was the 60’s.  Anyway my mom chose a dishwasher over a garbage disposal so we never had one...only problem?  How disgusting the garbage would get!…

Why Teams Work!

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I (Jay) play in golf scrambles with a flat bellied 30 something named Ryan.  I’m the “safety” guy. I tee off first. My job is to put the ball in play so the flat bellies can let it rip. And when it comes to putting I’m “The Closer”…

Unmet vs Unrealistic Expectations

In marriage we will all encounter both, the difference? Unmet expectations are those we’ve talked about, agreed upon and maybe even written down, and when they go unmet there is usually a good reason. We will date once a week...unless one…

Why Is Everyone Climbing On Mommy?

Young mothers can be found daily  with clamoring children hanging off their legs and arms. Moms live in a constant state of children wanting their attention every minute of the day. In walks Dad, husband, who naturally desires closeness with…

Are You A Marriage Survivor?

Are you thriving or surviving? Thrive means to grow or develop successfully. We all desire to have a marriage that thrives…but how? T-talk often; have 15 minutes of uninterrupted conversation every day. Your wife needs this! H-have sex;…

Laura is SO MEAN!

Some days I think I married the meanest woman on the planet.  A woman who takes delight in making me look like a dork.  OK, OK most days I take care of the dorky-ness all on my own.  But other days she sets me up...perfectly! Some of you…