By: Tylene Nichols I am going to be completely honest, I have never had a fight with my husband. I know what you are thinking. “You must live in some fairy tale romance that doesn’t exist. You have got to be kidding yourself! You are crazy!” Don’t worry I get these responses a lot. Contrary… Read More How to Fight with your Significant Other
By: Amy Martin Few things are more thrilling than starting a new relationship. The first sparks of love seemingly cause us to forget all else, making nothing more important to you than that special person. Attentiveness at work tends to slacken, grades fall by the wayside, daydreaming increases, and even lunch breaks are forgotten. It’s… Read More 5 Simple Ways to Stay in Love
Carina Tarpenning I was seventeen when I met him. His face was still soft with curves of youth. I remember those brown eyes—cold and hard. They say that the eyes are windows to the soul but being young, I did not know to discern trouble. We dated for two and a half years—less time than… Read More Trudging Through the Dating Scene
By: Daniel Diaz My name is Daniel Diaz—witty, charming, romantic, good-looking, and inexplicably single. For years, friends have been relentlessly trying to find a potential wife for me. While I am thankful, their efforts to make me a married millennial have thus far been unsuccessful. Therefore, in an attempt to finally shirk the status of… Read More Online Dating!
By: Nikole M. The old adage “opposites attract” may sound catchy, but is it really true? While fridge magnets might function this way, recent studies on human relationships tell a different story. The journal, Evolutionary Psychology, published one such study that examined whether men and women look for romantic partners with similar, as opposed to… Read More You, Me, and the Attraction Between Us
By: Carina Trapenning I couldn’t believe that jerk! Slamming our bedroom door behind me, I angrily began to pace the floor. What about me? What about my feelings? My husband was just the most insensitive, uncaring, unsympathetic– then a gentle memory of Sunday school interrupted my thoughts: ‘Prayer and How it Can Strengthen Marriages’. I feverishly… Read More Over the Moon
By: Amy Martin When I was a little girl, I used to dream of getting married someday as I’m sure many young girls do. I would dream about marrying a man that had all the best qualities imaginable, and then some. Now, I can’t vouch for men, but I imagine as young boys they set… Read More Reaching “The Bar” Within Marriage
By: Amy Martin The beginning months of any relationship seem to be filled with many heart tingling, eye-sparkling and palm sweating moments where you start to wonder, “Do I love this person? Could they be the one for me?” For some, this moment of realization comes quickly and they both know simultaneously that YES, this… Read More Why Saying “I Love You” Is Important
There are voices out there that will tell you that marriage has failed by design. Let me be a voice of encouragement. The design is right, the use of that design is the issue. When I was a little kid I had BMX bicycle. I loved to jump my bike from anything that would get… Read More By Design
By: Justin Murff Our romantic pre-Valentine’s dinner consisted of an expertly prepared steak, served on the finest of paper china, and serenaded by the sound of laughing children and the soundtrack of “The Land Before Time 14”. OK, it was a far cry from the romantic fireside quiet evening I would have planned 10 years… Read More The man’s guide to making your Valentine’s Day last all year!