Although I'm about to suggest some resolutions to enrich your relationship, I recommend that you commit to just one, after first selecting carefully. You want to promise to do something that is doable now.
We have all heard of New Year's resolutions and goals. It is something that comes up often this time of year. People ask you what you are giving up, or what you are going to make the point of doing this coming year.
I chose you at 14 when I met you. I chose you at 25 when I married you. I choose you over and over again. While I won't pretend to know what lies beyond a lifetime, I know for certain that I recommit to you every day -- and I recommit to us.
A real man knows what he wants in a partner, and once he has found that special someone, he commits himself and his whole life to them. Your happiness becomes his happiness. He stays loyal to you because he understands that one true love is enough for a lifetime.
Were there signs? This is the age-old question that gets asked every time someone does something absolutely incomprehensible.
Downton Abbey may be sharing its last stories with us, but I have a feeling that the lessons it's taught us will be around for years to come. Now if only I could practice the best of them, with a British accent.
I never fight with my wife. Never. Neither should you. Despite what you may have read in a book, heard from a marriage expert or believe from w...
After the diagnosis, I had been in close contact with my brother daily, but kept putting off calling my sister-in-law. What do you say to someone who has just been delivered such bad news?
Divorced parents new to the ambiance of divorce situations would do well to learn from the mistakes of others. The resolutions below are offered to help create family situations that are truly in the best interest of the children involved.
My wedding weekend is here, and I don't think it has really truly hit me yet that you won't be there. I've been through all the emotions and motions without you, yet two years later it still isn't real. It is actually less real than the day you left us.
How do you keep the spirit up as you celebrate the holidays without your kids half the time, and without the family you were a part of all the time? And how do you refrain from eating an entire half-gallon of ice cream by yourself while watching It's a Wonderful Life -- with a box of tissue nearby? You focus on your blessings, especially those that are so abundant that we don't even notice them.
Yesterday I was being interviewed on a talk show at the end of which the host asked for my last advice to the audience. What came out was a rather ...
It was a beautiful wedding service in a beautiful cathedral. The couple said all the right things at the right time, the minister too and, lo and behold, magically the singles turned into a couple. In an unusual Gospel lesson, the couple chose the section from Romans about Jesus walking on water.
Many of my clients discuss a feeling of loneliness within their marriages. Often their spouses look at them with confusion or contempt, asking how it's possible to feel alone when they are in fact, in the same house or even room with them a great deal of the time.
Most women will agree that your sleep cycle seems to change once you have had children. But how long can we blame the kids? Perhaps it really is just us?