The Marriage Blog

Richard’s Letter

​Through the years I have received hundreds of thank you letters for my coaching services. The letter I received this month from Richard will always be one of my favorites. His letter highlighted for me…

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What would you do?

​Today is my wife’s birthday! She asked me to share this post with you last month, but I wanted to wait until today. The purpose of this post is to encourage you to make your…

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Biggest Problem in Marriage

​I was recently asked by a St. Louis radio talk show host what I believed was the number one problem facing married couples today. Is it affairs? Is it finances? It is children or extended…

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Guys’ Night Out & Girls’ Night Out

​I recently looked up the phrase “Guys’ Night Out” in the popular online Urban Dictionary. According to the Urban Dictionary, “Guys night out is a harmless activity that male friends participate in for the purpose…

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Unconditional Love & Being Real

​The children’s book, The Velveteen Rabbi, illustrates two keys to having a phenomenal marriage.  This book was written in 1922 by Margery Williams.  The book tells the story of a stuffed rabbit and his desire…

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Happy New Year

​Happy New Year! I want to start this year, by sharing a story about honor and value that could truly transform your marriage, regardless of your current marital situation. The story is a Polynesian legend,…

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Christmas Traditions

​Cathy and I have several Christmas Tradition’s that we absolutely love. One of our traditions revolves around getting our Christmas Tree and putting it up with friends. The job of putting the star on the…

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The Beethoven Challenge

​Ludwig Van Beethoven was the most famous and influential composers that ever lived. By his late 20’s his hearing began to deteriorate and by the end of his life he was completely deaf. Many of…

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Don’t End Up in Florida

​In the classic book How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Dale Carnegie tells the story of a young man who worried himself into a nervous breakdown. He worried about everything: his weight, his hair,…

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