Expectations

Expectations When people get married, they have certain expectations.  Usually they expect the person they are marrying to meet their needs and make them happy. They expect such things as companionship, love, security, sex, someone to make the money (or help


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Happy Holidays(?)

The Holidays are right around the corner.  I’m sure you have heard the stats, as I have, that the Holidays are a time of increased depression for many.  I have wondered why a time of celebration could result in depression.  Maybe

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The Big Lie

Have You Heard This One? Rebekah and I had horrible problems during our first couple of years of marriage.  Did I look for help?  No. I was afraid to tell anyone or confide anything to anyone, even to friends, because I thought I was the only person in the world dealing with these kinds of relationship problems.  I was afraid that if I said


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Being Right is Highly Overrated

Being right is highly overrated.  The relationship is more important than who is right and who is wrong.  In marriage, and in most of life, we all like to be right.  This presents problems in marriage because your spouse likes to be right too.  Really, it isn’t even a matter of who is

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