Archive for the ‘“Affair-proof” your marriage’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Keeping that spark burning in your marriage is tough when life has become so predictable. Traveling to any of these five romantic European cities can give your relationship new butterflies and send you right back into the honeymoon phase as you gaze longingly into one another’s eyes. Barcelona, Spain This sexy city is known for […]

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 […]

Click here to see the Valentine’s Day YouTube video I created for Debby! 1.  Recreate your honeymoon. Book a night or weekend at the hotel or getaway you stayed at the night of your wedding.2.  Have one of your favorite wedding pictures blown up poster size as a gift. 3.  Book a local hotel for the […]

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 […]

I woke up this morning thinking what a great day it would be to go fishing! The salmon are running in the local rivers and I could be in the water within thirty minutes. I rolled out of bed and could feel the excitement and the thrill of fighting a fish. I visualized reeling in […]