2018 Marriage Goal? Deeper Intimacy

No matter what 2017 meant for your marriage you can make 2018 a better year. How? Simply by opening up and talking deeper. What we are suggesting is so ridiculously effective we’re baffled more couples don’t do it. Open up your heart and actually talk about what’s in there. And we totally understand this could

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Train Your Spouse to Love and Understand You

One piece of advice we’ve found ourselves telling couples lately is that we need to coach or train our spouse to love us and understand us.  We’re not putting them down. It’s the reality of two different people living in an intimate relationship where being on the same page is important.  Our spouse is unlikely

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How To Survive Christmas And Still Be In Love

We’ve had 21 Christmases together and even though they’ve all looked a little different we managed to still be in love and our relationship strong after each one. We’ve gone through many stages of family and kids, extended family and financial challenges but a few things have helped us stay connected and strong through the

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Help Your Spouse Realise Their Dreams

We run a small business in our home creating custom designed cookies. We launch our Christmas range as early as we can (normally mid-November) and we get booked out in a few days! The next three weeks are crazy as we bake, ice, decorate and package hundreds of biscuits for our loyal customers. We are

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Busy Isn’t Glorious

The Christmas season can be particularly difficult to slow down but scheduled time off for your family can help you really reconnect after the craziness is over. We have a small business we run from home plus several jobs between us to make ends meet. This time of year for us is manic. Christmas plus

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Keeping Sex on the Table

No, this post isn’t about positions or trying something new.  (We’re sure the table would be an experience though!)  What we mean is that sex should be an ongoing discussion.  The conversation about sex should weave in and out over time and through every season.  Playful jokes, debriefs on the night before, communication about needs,

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