Joined at the hip
In marriage it’s easy to get attached, feeling a need to do everything together, agree on everything together, and severely limit…
What if I’m Introverted and Isolated?
In response to yesterday’s Pause, I received this feedback:
Calm can be aggravating
When your child is on the rampage for a good fight, the worst thing you can do is give her one.
When You Win, You Lose
A few years into our marriage, in the midst of a lovely fight, Jenny changed her tone and simply announced: “Okay, you’re right…you win.”
Toys R (Not) Us
Kids do not live by toys alone. If you don’t believe that, search YouTube for “Laughing Baby” — there’s proof in the millions…
Withholding love hurts us both
Simple challenge for today…
Problem, I Welcome You
It’s definitely our animal instinct to avoid problems like the plague. But we’re not merely animals.
The Absolute Worst Relationship Advice Ever Given
For those of you who’ve read our ScreamFree Marriage book, you probably aren’t surprised I would pick this as the worst relationship advice ever:
The 4th Worst Piece of Relationship Advice Ever Given
Today’s piece of advice is often handed down to parents as their adorable infant transforms into an intolerable two-year old:
The 5th Worst Piece of Relationship Advice Ever Given
Time for another week-long list. This time, we’re counting down the five worst pieces of relationship advice ever given. Some of these concern romantic relationships, and others have to do with parenting and other family connections.