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: 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…

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?

Where Words Fail, Music Speaks

Regardless of who you are, what you do and where you are from, we all have one thing in common - music. We listen to music when we play. We listen to music when we study and read. We listen to music when we drive down the road, when we run relax and even sleep.…

Column: Relationships: Maintaining intimacy in marriage

Don't press the "autopilot" button on your intimacy in your marriage. Follow these steps to maintaining intimacy for a lifetime of love.

Why “Happy Wife, Happy Life” is a Lie

I have always heard the phrase "happy wife, happy life" growing up and have actually given into the lie so many of us believe. The truth of a truly satisfying marriage (and life) lies in our relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ. What role are you playing in your marriage?

Trust in God

Watch and listen to an uplifting song that speaks towards coming close to God trusting God - being committed to fulfilling His purpose for your life.