Q & A: How do we express how we feel in heated arguments?

Q & A: How do we express how we feel in heated arguments?

  Q: When we have a disagreement and there is emotion involved, how can we express how we feel, instead of resorting to defending our position?  A: Great question. If we don’t get this question answered, we repeat the same arguments and habits and get caught in a...
BE SILLY!

BE SILLY!

(For the next several weeks, we will provide Best Practices to implement in your life and marriage.)THIS WEEK’S TIP:BE SILLY!According to a recent google study, “A good belly laugh helps to decrease cortisol and epinephrine, two stress hormones while increasing...
We Need to Improve Ourselves … Not Our Spouse

We Need to Improve Ourselves … Not Our Spouse

Ever try to change your spouse? Stephen Covey said “Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be, and he will become as he can and should be.” If we aren’t careful, we slip into patterns of thinking our way is superior instead...
UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS OFTEN CAUSE CONFRONTATIONS!

UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS OFTEN CAUSE CONFRONTATIONS!

Get Rid of Unrealistic Expectations that Often Cause Confrontations! I rustled the trash and slammed the bag against the floor. Once again I have to take out the trash because HE didn’t. Oh he makes me so mad. Just sitting there watching TV while I do all the work. I...