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Marriage Moments Compilation

Marriage Moments Members of Better Marriages receive a weekly “Marriage Moment” delivered to their inbox.  If you aren’t currently a member and want to get more articles, tips, and couple exercises, you can join at http://www.bettermarriages.org/members/join/ Please enjoy this sample compilation. “All those ‘and […]

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Keep Your Relationship Together: The 10 Essentials

By Dr. Michael Levittan, Licensed Psychotherapist, and Recognized Expert on Domestic Violence, Anger Management, Child Abuse, and PTSD This is not the 50s or even the 90s. Relationships seem to be more and more transitory. Divorce rates are high, break-ups frequent, […]

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Marriage Growth Plan

by Eddie and Sylvia Robertson adapted from Wonderful Wednesdays, available in our online bookstore here. It is always a good time to create a Marriage Growth Plan. Where do you want your relationship to be in a month? A year? It can […]

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A BIG Message about Love Relationships in a Few Select Words

Your life will not be “better” if you are married or in a committed relationship. We take ourselves with us wherever we go…especially into love relationships. A successful, committed relationship depends upon being ready: physically emotionally financially legally spiritually for the life and relationship that you want. […]

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Living A Life in Alignment

We create our life and our love life through our beliefs, intentions, and the actions we take in the world. Every one of us has an inner guidance system that drives us and guides our choice-making whether we are aware of […]

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Why Argue? Keeping the Lines of Communication Open

by Dr. Jackie Black, Professional Member of Better Marriages A minor disagreement can get out of hand very quickly or a simple conversation can suddenly turn into a shouting match. Why? Because your fear of being abandoned, or disappointing your partner makes itself […]

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Dividing chores equally leads to a better sex life

By Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune Couples can be forgiven for not knowing whether to give chores the side-eye or the come-hither. A new study says that dividing them evenly — particularly child-care responsibilities — leads to a better sex life and all-around […]

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Ten Tips for a Successful Relationship

By Joanne Reid 1. I believe there are two types of people: Givers and Takers. Choose a partner with a generous heart. Observe how they treat disadvantaged people and how they treat animals, children, and elderly people. You'll see their true […]

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Making A Marriage Last

Local experts offer tips for strong relationships. Don’t wait too long to seek help, they say. By Sara Mastbaum Thomas - Contributing Writer A new report by the Institute for Family Studies suggests that couples who marry between the ages of 25 […]

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How to Stop Fighting About Money in Your Marriage

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Alex Craig of Have a Rich Marriage. Let’s be honest, money causes conflict in all of our marriages. It causes conflict because nobody has taught us how to handle or respond to money, especially […]

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