Sharpen your communication skills while defusing arguments. Watch the recording of today's webinar: Enrich Communication (~25 mins).
Jan. 18th from 1-1:30 p.m. EST This free webinar by Fearless Marriage identifies 3 ways Christian couples can improve their communication.
Listening to your spouse will help you understand what they are talking about, the meaning behind the words, and will minimize misunderstandings.
Ever feel like your spouse just doesn't pay attention or remember a thing you said? What's the solution to preventing repeat conversations? 1. Put the phones and devices on silent or learn to totally ignore them until your conversation is over. 2. Make eye contact and focus on what the speaker is saying. (Asking questions... Continue Reading →
“Couples who work together learn how to take stress not as a personal attack but as a challenge they can take on together. The key to growth and enrichment in marriage is in discovering ways to convey, "I understand how you feel and I'm going to do my best to meet your needs. I love... Continue Reading →
How easy is it to become invisible? With so many things that need to be taken care of in any given day, it can be easy for you or your spouse to seem invisible. How to realize your spouse is feeling this way? He or she is bound to act in ways that they usually... Continue Reading →
Before the new year hits, my husband and I take a few minutes to set a marriage goal for the new year. People do this all the time with personal goals and even financial goals, so why not set a marriage goal? We just simply reflect on our marriage during that year and see what... Continue Reading →
It's been a few years of marriage. Responsibilities and expectations start to take over your lives. You and your spouse love each other but don't get to spend time alone like you used to. Sound familiar? Keeping up with your spouse through changes and character growth can certainly benefit your marriage. Think about how well... Continue Reading →
Two people who are committed to each each other can enjoy a marriage. However, when two people make investments in their marriage it can be more than just enjoyable. Take a look at your marriage and answer the following: 1. What are your marriage goals for this year? 2. What positive changes are you and... Continue Reading →
While out on dates with my husband we love to laugh, talk about the past and future, and so many other things. I've often seen other couples looking at us curiously or just simply looking at their phones instead of each other. Some couples don't know what to talk about when the kids aren't around... Continue Reading →
"Why can't women just say what they mean?" Many men have asked this question. Why does it seem that women say one thing but mean something else? This causes frustration, anger, and sometimes tears. The truth is that while men use a very direct form of communication, women use many forms of indirect communication. She... Continue Reading →
Do you ever wonder why it's important to be your spouse's best friend? Here are some reasons why. A fulfilling marriage A happy relationship A great love life A loving and full relationship requires both husband and wife to be completely open and honest with each other. There should nothing about each spouse that the... Continue Reading →
It doesn't matter if you switch the equation in the title of this article around, the result will still be the same. Whether you are thinking that the communication aspect comes first before the intimacy or not the truth is that they will both happen. In our society, many husbands and wives seem to be... Continue Reading →
Have you ever heard it said that actions speak louder than words? I agree somewhat with that statement...but for marriage I think this statement works better: Both action and words speak volumes and volumes! Husbands and wives (especially those who have been married for a couple of years) can communicate with each other with just... Continue Reading →