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4 Tips for Your Marriage to Survive Your Family’s Summer Vacation

Posted on 18. Jul, 2017 by .

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Tweet Are you surprised to learn that divorce consultations surge when couples return home from their family’s summer vacation? Maybe you’re not surprised. Maybe your marriage has felt the stress and strain of what was suppose to be a relaxing few days of rest and relaxation. And instead, it turned out to be a vacation […]

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3 Relationship Behaviors to Avoid So You Don’t “Just Grow Apart!”

Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 by .

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Tweet Many couples contact me for my relationship expertise with the stated problem being they and their partner have “just grown apart”. When I ask them what they mean by that they usually look at each other, look at me, look back at each other, shrug their shoulders and say: “We don’t know – we […]

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3 Simple Tips to Re-Kindle the Love in Your Relationship

Posted on 12. Jun, 2014 by .

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Tweet Most brides and grooms say “I Do” starry eyed and with the love utmost sincerity. And as we all know however, it is only a matter of time before the honeymoon is over. The love is still there but the head-over-heels feeling gets buried underneath this thing called life: our jobs, the kids, the […]

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5 Easy Ways to STOP FIGHTING about Money in Your Marriage/Relationship

Posted on 17. Apr, 2014 by .

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Tweet Our wedding vows include the words: “for richer or poorer” – but as we all know, keeping this vow is easier said than done. For almost three decades, I’ve seen love diminish when couples fight over money! To avoid these damaging fights about money, follow these five (5) simple guidelines for handling money issues […]

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3 Ways to Avoid Money Fights in Marriage

Posted on 06. Mar, 2014 by .

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Tweet When a couple falls in love they are dazzled by each other and either ignore or are blinded to behaviors or attitudes that may create tremendous stress to their relationship in the future. Differences in your attitude values and how you handle money often takes center stage in your marriage once the honeymoon subsides and the rose-colored […]

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3 Simple Steps to Ask for What You Need in Your Relationship – and Get It!

Posted on 20. Feb, 2014 by .

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Tweet It would be impossible for me to tell you how many times I have heard someone say: “I shouldn’t have to ask for “it” (whatever “it” might be) from his or her partner. If my partner really loved me, he/she would know what I want.” And I often find myself replying: “Oh really, so […]

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3 Simple Ways to De-Stress Your Relationship and Your Life

Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by .

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Tweet Once again, current research has shown how people in happy committed relationships are healthier and live longer than people who aren’t in these types of relationships. Why? Because these couples have the emotional support of each other when the you-know-what hits the fan. Having your partner’s support takes a lot of the sting out […]

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3 Easy Ways to Heat Up Your Relationship as the Kids Get Back to School

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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Tweet This was a great summer for beach loving and sports loving families!  We had the Olympics as we watched the women take home so much GOLD, and record breaking heat leaving us packing and heading to the beaches! But with all these fun activities, it’s easy to forget about our marriage and let it […]

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5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Marriage/Relationship

Posted on 22. Mar, 2012 by .

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Tweet Spring has officially begun and although we haven’t really had much of a winter here in the North East – I still find this time of year to be so exciting and full of life! Most people find themselves doing a little bit of spring cleaning – and clearing out the clutter in their […]

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3 Easy Ways to Get Sizzle Back into Your Relationship as Summer Dwindles Down

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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Tweet As much as we all love our kids, let’s admit it, when they are around during the summer months, they find a way of getting most of our energy and attention – often leaving us too exhausted to spend quality time with our partner. We don’t begrudge the kids for one second – we […]

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