Tag Archives: Importance of Husband-Wife Relationship

Why Is Communication in Marriage so Hard?

We’ve made it through another few days.  I suppose that’s something.  I need to be grateful for that. He has been diligently reading away, marriage books.  Love and Respect (The Love She Most Desires); The Respect He Most Needs); The … Continue reading

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Seduce Him

  When I wrote “Seduce Her” I promised to take a flip to the other side of the coin. What seduces him? Go onto the internet, or pick up a women’s or men’s magazine, and learn all the myriad ways … Continue reading

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Seduce Her

  We want it, guys. Yes, your wife of two, three, four, and even more decades still wants you to seduce her. Romance her.  In a sense, to claim her as yours (and please, for a moment, remove the Caveman image … Continue reading

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Fun

What’s your visceral reaction to that word? FUN. Most of us might smile.  Fun is good.  Fun feels good. And, there are those of us who perhaps judge fun in a different way: frivolous, immature, wasteful, unbecoming. I don’t ever … Continue reading

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Communication

When I began this blog, I was coming off of 3 years of having a pretty troubled  marriage turning better.  I had learned a lot of lessons.  I thought I’d be able to write about these lessons sagely, as though … Continue reading

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Kindness in Marriage

Marriage requires kindness.  That’s a no-brainer. We all know it, we all get it. Putting it faithfully into practice: a whole other matter.   TIME Magazine recently had a piece called “How to Stay Married” in their June 13, 2016 issue. … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About Tomorrow

There has been precious little sharing of “wisdom” on this blog of late.  In some seasons there seems to be a real deficit of wise thoughts.  And this, I realize, is just life. We’ve had a roller coaster ride over … Continue reading

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Drowning in Hidden Blessings

Hello Faithful readers. I must start with an apology.  This blog has had precious little attention due to some major life changes.  We feel like we’re facing a large tome of new chapters, most good, some bittersweet or sad. Selling a 24-year … Continue reading

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The Tolls Parenting Takes on a Marriage

    We are getting further and further removed from the crazy days of intense, hands-on parenting.  Before the memories fade, I need to spend some more time on this topic, as I know that some of you are right … Continue reading

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Yielding Your Body– Or, Just Say Yes!

  I will own it right up front. I like sex.  I want sex with my husband, often. And, I have told my husband I will never deny him. It didn’t used to be this way.  Like so many other … Continue reading

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