Marriage

Being a Woman of Commitment

In high school, I took exactly one “shop” class to fill some gap in my schedule and get a break from more difficult classes. I signed up expecting little homework…

Evidence of a Life Well Lived

I recently had one of the most memorable experiences of my 32 years of life. I gathered with a dozen of my cousins and all my aunts and uncles in…

How Not To Tear Down Your Marriage With Your Own Hands

Are destructive thoughts about your husband playing on a loop in your head? Do any of these ring a bell? “My husband is like one of my kids! Why do…

Happy Marriage Hint: Husband’s Don’t Take Numbers

My kids are learning Spanish in school so when we go to the Mexican supermarket, we always make our kids practice.  One day, we walked up to the meat counter. …

Teaching Our Kids The Importance Of A Lifelong Marriage

Recently my 80-year-old grandparents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends, and loved ones celebrated with a reception in their honor. In the days leading up…

Dear God, Please Superglue My Mouth Shut

A few years ago, my husband and I attended a lovely marriage retreat in the Georgia mountains. Even after thirty-two years of marriage Steve and I like to get a…

Waiting Until Your Kids Go to Sleep is Not a Good Sex Strategy for Your Marriage: Ask Dr. Jennifer

Dear Dr. Jennifer, When the kids were preschoolers, setting them up with a video and a snack bought my husband and I some time to escape to the bedroom. Now…

How To Let Minor Things Go So Your Marriage Is Happier

Do you ever find your head spinning around backwards because your spouse does something minor “the wrong way?” Perhaps the way he loads the dishwasher or dresses the kids makes…

How To Prepare For A Great Empty Nest Marriage

Picture this: your kids have moved out, and it’s just you and your husband living at home. Do you feel a mixture of excitement and sadness anticipating your final baby…

Feeling Loved vs. Feeling Appreciated

Okay. You have to read this note I got on my website. You know how I spend a lot of time helping women understand that men need to feel appreciated,…

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