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Are you lonely?

Are you lonely?

Are You Lonely? Have you ever felt lonely in a crowd? When you're amongst family and friends, have you ever felt lonely? Do you ever feel lonely in your closest relationship? Loneliness Loneliness has been called a national healthcare crisis because of the pervasiveness of loneliness and the...

Summer Family Fun!

Summer Family Fun!

Summer Family Fun! It’s Memorial Day- in my opinion it’s the official kick off to Summer Family Fun! This year I have an excess amount of enthusiasm for family fun as my kids are now 12 and 10 and share my love for all things summer. Over the past 10 years, I’ve made it a habit every May to...

How to Date Better- Part 2

How to Date Better- Part 2

How to Date Better- Date #2 Dates for deeper connection, better conversations, and more fun. This month, we've curated yet another fun filled date night to help you avoid the 'What do you want to do tonight?' debacle. Our goal is to help you Date Better by offering you creative one-on-one dates...

How to Date Better

How to Date Better

How to Date Better! Dates for deeper connection, better conversations, and more fun. I know we are supposed to set aside time each week to date our significant other, but actually doing so is easier said than done.  Even when you do have time, a sitter lined up and the energy, then there's the...

Shame in Marriage- Part 2

Shame in Marriage- Part 2

Shame identified. Shame is the unseen driver behind many challenges couples experience in their relationship. In my previous blog, Shame Part 1, I mentioned that shame can be difficult to identify. I explained how shame can work in secret when we do not know what it is or where it comes from....

Emotions and Men

Emotions and Men

“Real men don’t cry.“ “Stop being such a baby.“ “Toughen up and be a man.“ “You don’t have time for all that touchy-feely stuff.“ Do any of these statements sound familiar to you? If they do, chances are you may have heard them from other men- your dad, your boss, your coach, your coworker....

Shame
Shame in Marriage

Shame in Marriage

The Power of Shame Shame is one of the most powerful and harmful feelings we all have as humans. Shame silently and secretly undermines many relationships. Marriage may be the relationship where shame does its most significant damage. It can work in secret when we don’t know what it is or where...

14 Valentines Day Great Date Night Gift Ideas
14 Great Date Night Gift Ideas

14 Great Date Night Gift Ideas

14 Great Date Night Gift Ideas!  February is our favorite month here at Married Life Coaching & Counseling and we want to make it your favorite month too! We came up with 14 Great Date Night Gift Ideas to help make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one. Our goal when creating our gift ideas...

waffles and spaghetti
Waffles and Spaghetti

Waffles and Spaghetti

WAFFLES AND SPAGHETTI One of my favorite videos to share with clients is 'Guys are like Waffles & Girls are like Spaghetti' on Youtube. It’s just a college kid drawing on a white board talking about the humorous differences between men and women and how they tend to think differently-...