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Posts Tagged ‘marriage counseling’

Love Languages: How to Improve Communication in Relationships

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love languagesIn his book, The Five Love Languages, author Gary Chapman theorizes that people tend to naturally give love in the way that they prefer to receive love, and better communication between couples can be accomplished when one can demonstrate caring to the other person in the love language the recipient understands.… Read the rest →

How to Put a Positive Spin on Your Marriage

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Successful marriage

According to Newton, an object at rest will stay at rest unless acted on by an external force. How does this apply to a marriage? Once a spouse is firmly entrenched in a negative state of mind, it is quite difficult for them to move from it.… Read the rest →

“How to Get Your Wife to Shut Up”

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A Biblical and Psychological View on How to Love Your Wife and Enjoy a Satisfying, Content Relationship

It’s a title that will capture the attention of many. And it’s not at all what it might seem…

While there’s an abundance of self-help books on marital relationships, those familiar with the self-help world know that these are frequently appreciated by a female-only audience.… Read the rest →

The Three Year Twitch: How to keep your marriage from ending before it’s even begun (pt. 2)

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by Jen DuBos, MA LPC

We’ve talked about some causes of The Three year Twitch so you can spot the warning signs – now let’s talk about some strategies you and your spouse can do to limit insecurities and keep The Three Year Twitch to a minimum.… Read the rest →

The Three Year Twitch: How to keep your marriage from ending before it’s even begun (pt. 1)

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by Jen DuBos,  MA LPC

Most married folk over the age of 30 are familiar with the phrase “The Seven Year Itch”, which is the notion that seven years into marriage, spouses often get a little, well itchy. Life together gets a bit dull, a little too predictable, and your spouse is no longer the radiant and mysterious creature he or she once was.… Read the rest →

10 Ways To Fight Fair

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By Peggy Loo, LPC

Conflict is tough. It’s no surprise that we often go to great lengths to avoid conflict. Within moments a fight can go awry and leave hurt feelings, painful memories, and an even larger rift in our relationship.… Read the rest →