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Couples differences

One of the fun parts about getting to know a new couple is learning about how they first met.  Because, invariably, you don’t get to hear just one story.  You get to hear two: his and hers.  Conflicting memories can be important when you’re dealing with events and situations that go deeper.  Maybe you and your spouse have different accounts of an awkward situation at a family gathering and, as a result, can’t decide how to deal with it.  Or, you don’t agree on the outcome of a serious conversation about what to do with a rebellious teenager.  What do you do when you want to be on the same page, but seem to be reading different scripts?  How can we learn more about couples differences? Continue reading

Time apart

Are you and your partner forced to spend time apart and away from home due to work commitments?  Perhaps there is a job that requires travel for lengthy periods or frequent travel is a requirement throughout each month? Continue reading

What is marriage?

We all have different ideals, different needs, different dreams about what marriage is.  Sometimes I wonder if those dreams of ours are founded on what we hope to ‘get out of it’.  What will marriage ‘do for me? or ‘give me’?  Continue reading

Together

In December we had a momentous occasion – we celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary!  It seemed it might never happen.  You get married and the babies start appearing and suddenly you’re head down in the daily routines and don’t look up for much at all.  We had recently bought a Bach, so the dreams I had carried over the years of a romantic getaway overseas really had to be down-scaled.  Continue reading