Archive for the ‘Guard Your Marriage’ Category

It is easy to get married—it is difficult to stay married. I can’t recall where I first heard those words, but truer words have rarely been spoken. For decades studies have shown that approximately half of the marriages in our society end up in divorce. Those are staggering results, and the disappointing thing to me […]

I saw a post on Facebook several months ago that was a pretty interesting read. It was written by a man who had recently been divorced after almost 16 years of marriage. His post was a list of marriage tips, written from the perspective of a divorcee, to help others protect and save their marriage. […]

Debby and I attended a “Solomon, Sex, & Marriage” seminar this past weekend at the Cannon Beach Conference Center, in Cannon Beach, OR. The conference was lead by Shane & Phyllis Womack. Shane is the Senior Pastor of Knott Avenue Christian Church in Aneheim, CA and he and his wife have lead marriage conferences for […]

“Sometimes the most basic elements are the most fascinating, the most absorbing, and also the most complicated.” ~ Virginia Graham 1. Trust “Reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence. The obligation or responsibility imposed on a person in whom confidence or authority is placed” 1 Trust is one […]

My Spouse is Cheating…

Posted: 5th April 2014 by Jason Coleman in Communication, Guard Your Marriage, Infidelity

“I just discovered my spouse has been having an affair, I am devastated and I want to save my marriage and seek therapy, but my spouse is not willing to come to therapy. What should I do?” Many people want to change the world or change others, yet few are willing to change themselves. It […]

This morning I circled the mall several times seeking the elusive parking stall nearest the mall entrance that would minimize the amount of rain drops I needed to dodge. Realizing it was a futile effort, I chose a spot on the outskirts of the parking lot. I trudged my way through ever-widening puddles and driving […]

When your husband says no to sex? Wait…isn’t it the wife that usually says no to sex? A growing number of women are confiding to their friends and counselors that their husbands are less interested in sex than they are. Their husbands are not pursuing them as actively as they had once done and in […]

Life speeds along, then you look around and feel like your life suddenly took a detour. Since that special day when vows and rings were exchanged, babies were born and grew up. Maybe a job was lost or a business was started. Perhaps a loved one passed away or you had to handle a serious […]

George Bernard Shaw once said, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” In many relationships, communication is viewed so differently between the spouses and often times we as men ‘think’ we are communicating, but our partner feels left out, unappreciated, and even rejected. Men and women communicate so […]

OK guys, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. You’ve given her flowers and chocolates the last several years and afterwards you’re left scratching you’re head wondering why the romantic flame is more like a Bic lighter than a blow torch. If you’re like the majority of guys, your idea of romance is limited to red helium […]