Over the course of thirteen years, we’ve encountered a few situations - related to race - that I would say were just completely unfair and wrong. In the early years of our relationship, relatives on both sides did NOT approve of us being together. We stood our ground and made it clear that we would be together no matter what. However, those situations were still very difficult and emotionally hard for us a couple. In this episode we will be offering advice for ways that you, as a couple...
How To Better Communicate With Your Spouse When we exchange words with the person we love most, it can be challenging to know exactly how to react. Communication brings a whole new challenge: interpretation. How do you know the difference between verbal abuse and just being easily offended? In this episode we’ll share personal stories about challenges we face when communicating. Learn how you can benefit from reass
Invest In Your Marriage Have you ever thought about your marriage as an investment? The more you put in, the more you get out. If your relationship is falling short of your expectations, we recommend spending more time and energy on it. Suggested reading: “One Life Solution” by Dr. Henry Cloud - http://amzn.to/2xoxr5S
Is Resistance Keeping You From A Great Marriage? Have you ever wanted to accomplish something great, but it just never seems to happen? We definitely don’t think laziness is the problem...it’s resistance! Resistance holds back so many people from completing projects, and it also holds back a lot of couples from living the life they crave. In this episode, we’ll provide tips that we’ve learned on how to overcome resistance. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield http://amzn.to/2jKoDEc
What's Your Communication Style? Many husbands and wives have completely different ways of expressing their thoughts and ideas. And that’s okay! It would be boring if we all had the exact same style of talking. However, in this episode, we’ll share some of the personal struggles we’ve gone through with communication and the differences in our cultures.
The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side Here at Live Your Best Marriage, we usually talk about couples who go through the minor irritations of marriage, but what happens when one spouse has completely checked out? When the problem moves from contemplating divorce to actual divorce, we want you to know that there is hope for you, and there is help that you can get to navigate your way through the situation.
Episode 78 Get To The Promised Land, Together. Do you ever feel like the arguments never end? When my husband tells me that he wants us to stop being petty and put our energy together for something positive, I’m reminded of a story in the bible. When Moses was leading people to the promised land, they all ended up wandering through the wilderness for 40 years. In this episode, we’ll talk about ways that you and your spouse can reach the “promised land” together.
Ideas For Date night Honestly, date night deserves a lot of the credit for saving our marriage. When times were rough, it was nice to have this as an activity to look forward to. In this episode, we’ll talk about different ways to spice up your date night.
Episode 76 Leading Separate Lives One of the most devastating situations for a marriage to face, is when husband and wife live separate lives. When your attention is focused on something or someone outside the home, your marriage loses the precious energy it needs in order to thrive. Proximity, as well as intimate conversations with someone at work, divert your focus away from the one person who truly matters. In this episode, we’ll talk about ways to implement more shared activities with...
Episode 75 The Secret To Success [Audio] Ahh, the freedom which comes from realizing that the secret to success is, there’s no secret. We wait for the perfect solution, and it never comes. We search for the perfect spouse...and frankly they don’t exist. Also in this episode, we talk about how truly wonderful it is to feel grateful. Find out how awesome this can be for your marriage.
Working with your spouse can be very rewarding in some of the most amazing ways. Through the ups and downs and frustrations, any couple can achieve results you’ve never dreamed of. Pesa and Whitney were viewed as the couple who would never be able to stay together. Now, 13 years later, we’re here to encourage all couples to stay hopeful - greatness is ahead of you.
Signs You Need To Visit A Marriage Counselor If you feel as though your marriage is struggling, then it probably is. If you and your spouse are talking less, or even keeping secrets, it’s a good indication the two of you need help from a neutral third party. Whatever the problem may be, we hope that signs you need to visit a marriage counselor will encourage you to seek help.
Be Sold On Your Spouse Once Again Deciding no matter what to be sold on your spouse means that there isn’t anything they’ll do to make you file for divorce. In this episode we’ll talk about how easy life becomes when you eliminate the option to leave.
4 Action Steps To A Better Marriage What does date night, more sex, texting, and working on a project together have in common? Improving your marriage. 4 action steps to a better marriage will help you discover how simple it can be to have a better relationship.
What To Consider Before Having An Affair If you’re marriage is struggling and you feel as though you’ve reached the point of no return, we’d like to discourage looking to have needs met elsewhere. Things are not always what they seem, and the temptations we face are not as glamorous as they seem. In this episode, we’ll discuss what to consider before having an affair.
5 Communication Tools To Save Your Marriage In this episode, we’ll share five of the communication tips which have helped our marriage the most. We’ve known about these techniques for a while, but it has taken us a few years to mature enough to the point of being able to implement. #WednesdayWisdom
Top 5 Parenting Habits For Raising Happy Kids. As stay at home parents to four children, we love it when people share their parenting tips! So, in this episode, we share five of our favorites! We hope that some of the ideas will be helpful, and also inspire you to create your own favorite habits.