2 Questions to Ask Yourself If You Want Your Marriage to Thrive

When a couple gets married, they know a lot about one another. But their relationship winds up being built as much upon their lack of knowledge about one another as it is upon that existing knowledge. Couples walk into every marriage with a set of assumptions and expectations about their spouse that will inevitably bring... Read more »

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Her Favorite Oxymoron

Webster’s defines oxymoron as “a combination of contradictory or incongruous words.” Here are a few of my favorite: Freezer burn, pretty ugly, loose tights, soft rock, numb feeling, minor crisis, only choice, growing smaller, random order, jumbo shrimp, and quite possibly the most wickedly ingenious phrase ever devised by evil marketers and foisted upon unsuspecting consumers like us:... Read more »

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3 Tips for Struggling Honeymooners

Honeymoons seem to be both the most precious but underwhelming experience of married life. From my own experience, and countless stories I’ve heard, there’s something deeply sacred about beginning a marriage, but the actual honeymoon experience can be somewhat disheartening. Sharing space and sex with another human often isn’t what young couples expect, and it’s... Read more »

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Don’t Get Caught Off Guard with Their Grieving

“John” came into the counseling office looking very despondent. “I don’t understand what happened this week,” he said. “’Jane’ had been doing so well and I have not seen her angry in more than a month. Then she just exploded. Crying, throwing things, cursing at me. I thought we were good. What happened?” “John” is... Read more »

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Free Video Series and Private FB Group – Available Now

We have some pretty exciting news for you. Here’s the thing, we have a lot of resources for individuals and couples who are struggling with porn use. Some of these cost money because they fund the development of new resources and initiatives. But at the end of the day, we want to help as many... Read more »

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One-Sided Conversations That Lead to Great Sex

In my marriage, I volunteered to do lots of things that I never did. Not in a timely fashion, at least. HER: “We need to make an appointment with our tax guy.” ME: “I’ll call him this week.” HER: “One of our sprinkler heads is broken, and the grass in our front yard is turning... Read more »

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7 Reasons Why Great Sex Is A Must In Your Marriage

Previously I wrote a blog post that was called 7 Keys To Great Sex (if you missed it go ahead and read that one first). I heard from a number of people and even talked about some of the reactions that the post got on my podcast “Craig’s Car Ride.” One thing I noticed is: when... Read more »

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