Discovering that your spouse has been unfaithful can potentially be the most devastating thing that one could ever experience in a marriage. Regardless of the context or nature of the affair, in most cases, it is extremely difficult to know how to handle the cascade of thoughts and feelings that follow such a discovery.The good…
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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…
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.