A Husband’s Call to Love

Let’s assume that you began reading this post as a woman or wife and/or mother. I’m glad you’re here (I’ll talk to husbands later). This message is for both men and women. Regardless of your current circumstances, healthy or unhealthy, positive or negative, “good” or “bad,” you have prayed or are praying for a partner…

The Greatest Spectacle… In Marriage

Every Memorial Day weekend, race fans from around the world come to the city of Indianapolis, Indiana to witness what has been called the greatest spectacle is racing, The Indianapolis 500. As a kid, growing up in the small Indiana city of Crawfordsville, I always heard of the big race in the "big city" and even…

Become a Master in Managing Conflict with just 4 Steps

Finding yourselves stuck in the same conflict over and over again? Stop spinning your wheels. Try these 4 steps and be on your way to becoming a master of managing conflict!

Q-Tip Challenge: The Power of Choice

You may be wondering... What in the world is the "Q-Tip Challenge?" It begins with a story. In June of 2014 my wife and I stated our vows and said "I do." After our incredible honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, we both came home to a clean apartment, -$150 in our bank account and many,…

Column: Two Types of Marital Conflict

Commentary by Logan Everett Read original column at the Current in Carmel. Couples fight. This is not new information for most, but what do couples really fight about? Answer? Absolutely nothing. When it comes to conflict in relationships, there are two different types: solvable and perpetual Solvable issues have a clear beginning and a clear, concrete, definitive…

Column: The Science of Marriage

See original column at the Current in Carmel. Commentary by Logan Everett What if science could determine if your marriage would succeed or fail with over 90 percent accuracy? Skepticism would be welcomed, but let science speak for itself. Dr. John Gottman started his research with couples more than 40 years ago when he invited couples to…

Traits to Look for in Couples and Marriage Therapist

As I have worked with couples in private-practice, I have noticed a couple things about couples who come in and see me: They have never once considered therapy and have no idea what to expect. They have had awful experiences with therapists/counselors in the past. While the first can be expected, I want to eliminate…

The Art of Compromise: How to Handle the Most Difficult Issues in Relationships

How many times does it feel like you're preparing for battle or you feel like you get dropped in the middle of "war zone" every time a conflict comes up? You may know it is coming and have your defenses up and ready, but other times it hits you like a big left hook and…

7 Steps Towards a Better Marriage (Part 3)

Read Part 1 & Part 2 of this three part series before continuing below. The two previous articles give us a foundation for relationships and marriages as we move to our final steps to having a deeper, more intimate connection and marriage with the person that we love the most. Over this past weekend I was…

7 Steps Towards a Better Marriage (Part 2)

Helping couples is quickly becoming my main focus in my counseling practice and for a good reason - Healthy families begin with healthy couples - If we can change our marriages, we can change generations, we can change communities, we can change cities, we can change the world. What legacy are you leaving behind?