Marriage

Get Over It

Get Over It

Have you and your spouse ever had a fight that you just couldn’t drop? Have you ever struggled to stop holding onto the anger and moving on with life. I struggle with this at times, ok way more often than I’d like to admit! When […]

Money & Marriage

Money & Marriage

They say that money is the number 1 marital conflict, and now that I’m married I completely understand why that’s true. Money can become the biggest issue in your marriage if you do not prevent problems before they can occur. When we first got married […]

Marriage Lessons

Marriage Lessons

“Marriage is a compilation of different seasons.” That was the advice my mom gave me before my wedding.  I have never heard more true advice.  She elaborated even further.  Sometimes you will both be happy and in love, other seasons are harder with one of […]

Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

I was so tempted to update this post because it was written 2 years ago, only 1 year after our life exploded. But reading it, I can still remember the raw and realness of the situation, so I am deciding to re-post this without changing […]

Build him up

Build him up

My husband struggles with a chronic depression and has been making such amazing progress. The other night I told him how much progress he had made and it hit me how long it had been since I built him up. That my friends, for a […]

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

Looking at your marriage, what would you consider where you are failing the most? The way you talk to your spouse? The way you treat your spouse? The time you spend with your spouse? We all have area’s we aren’t perfect in, we all have […]

Marriage after the baby

Marriage after the baby

The first weeks after a new baby are purely survival. The first months are filled with adjusting, recovering, and learning your new normal. But what happens to the marriage relationship during all that time? Sometimes you can lose sight of how important it is to […]