The Masks That Mar Our Marriages | #MarriageMonday

As we release this #MarriageMonday, it’s Halloween. Pumpkins are being carved and many kids and even families are excited to wear their themed costumes to go trick-or-treating. (If you’re into those sorts of things, of course.) As spider webs embellish the...

God, Sex, and Your Marriage with Juli Slattery | Episode 109

Today’s episode is a convergence of three of my favorite things—I love to talk about marriage, I love to talk about sex in marriage, and I love to talk with my friend Juli Slattery. In this episode, we get to do all three! Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist,...

Are You Hinting and Hoping? | #MarriageMonday

Life is busy, and that can lead to effective communication being compromised. In today’s #MarriageMonday, we’re exploring how to let go of the “hinting and hoping” method of communication, and replace it with some better strategies. Mark: We...

What Happens at a Marriage Intensive? | Episode 104

One of the things Mark and I talk about quite a bit are the Marriage 2.0 Intensives we have the opportunity to host at our home in Normal, IL. However, one of the questions we often get is, What happens at a marriage intensive? That’s what we want to share with you on...

What Marriage Means to Me – 39 Years After I Do

When Mark and I first met and fell in love, we were walking on clouds. All it took was one look from the other and we tingled from the ends of our hair to the tips of our toes. We talked for hours about everything and about nothing. Every moment together felt like a...

The #1 Myth About Marriage Seminars | #MarriageMonday

Today I want to let you in on a little secret! I want to tell you the #1 myth people often have about marriage seminars (and honestly, marriage resources in general). But first I’ll start with a story… Earlier this spring, we were teaching our No More...