Communication

Help! I Married an Introvert: Tips for Engaging the Strong, (more) Silent Type

Yup. My husband is an Introvert—capital “I”. Let me be clear: The guy loves people! His job is, for the most part, taking care of them. But this also means…

God’s Choice for Me: The #1 Hot Item!

Have you ever really wanted to buy something that was in scarce supply? One Christmas we wanted to buy the up-and-coming video gaming system for our family. My husband and…

Combating the M.E. in Marriage.

As a starry-eyed young woman, I was well aware of the difficulties marriage presented because of the high divorce rate. But I also knew I’d be different. Once I met…

Peaceable Living

During those early years as a mother of four, I found that just managing the daily parenting and basic household routines required discipline and strength that went beyond my natural…

I Still Do

As I stood there in my white strapless gown across from the handsome boy I’d been dating for years, it was easy and effortless to say “I do.” We were…

Marriage in Turmoil?

My husband struggles with workaholism, a time-stealing beast he continuously tries to tame. As his loving wife I have to do my very best to support him by praying for him…

Don’t Get Lazy in Marriage

Recently I’ve realized that I have gotten lazy in my marriage. I used to stop whatever I was doing and meet my husband at the front door when he got…

All They Need

“Neenada!” My five-year-old spit out the Russian equivalent of “Stop it!” Now what? I thought. My daughter was having clothing issues again. Pants too loose? Wrong color? Too high in…

Being on the Same Page About Adoption

There’s a longing that’s been inside of me since about high school. In fact, I remember sitting in the gym bleachers and saying it to my friends out loud for…

Are Women Sick of Sex?

My book entitled SOS: Sick of Sex was written for women, but I am finding that many men are not only reading it, but also recommending it to other men…

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