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Feeling the Love

So, more about sex… The thing is, there’s this stereotype in our culture that women really aren’t interested in sex (in marriage), and men are rabid for it. He thinks about it all the time, and doesn’t really care how she feels about it as long as he gets some.

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Good Sex

There’s a lot that could be written about sex in marriage. First off, if it’s not happening, you’ve got trouble. Second, there’s the various categories… But let’s start with that first thing. We’ve noticed that when friends start talking about sex getting to be less of a priority, that it

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We Must Be OLD.

Looking down our outline of topics we’d like to discuss on this blog, I’m aware that many of them are about things that more people just knew thirty years ago… Things that were more expected, like courtesy, spending time talking, hanging in there when things are rough, mutual respect, people

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Cocktail Hour

Cocktail Hour

I was the youngest of five growing up, and one of my earliest memories is of my parents reuniting each evening after work to have a gin and tonic and talk about their day together. I don’t recall any of us kids trying to horn in on that time, though

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A Cup of Water in the Night

A Cup of Water in the Night

Here’s an interesting question: If your spouse woke you up in the middle of the night and asked for a cup of water, would you get it for them without question? Would you first want to know if they were ill, or something else was keeping them from getting up

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Some Reasons Why…

Nobody means to mess up their marriage. It can happen in so many ways, it’s frightening. Here’s a popular theme: Emotional Immaturity right outta the gate. It’s funny, but we’ve heard great success stories from people who married young, and also tragedies, but I think the deciding factor isn’t necessarily

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CAUTION!

This is the disclaimer where we say that we’re not any sort of counseling experts. We’re just a couple of graphic designers. If you want to know the correct way to set up production files for a newsletter, or you need a logo design, we can speak with confidence all

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Four Styles of Marriage

Four Styles of Marriage

One of the most interesting bits of wisdom presented to us regarding marriage styles was shared by some very dear, more relationally experienced friends. They have traveled the world, talked with people everywhere, and seen the same patterns over and over again. They named these patterns the “Four Styles of

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Don’t Mess It Up!

Don’t Mess It Up!

Oops… too late. Like everything in this beautiful, yet broken world, nothing is perfect – including relationships. Which means soon or later, you are going to mess it up with your partner. It happens. We’re human. For any number of reasons, a lot of broken, unhappy marriages exist these days.