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Better Marriages Conference 2013 – Looking Back

“Attending Better Marriages international conference is a no-brainer for our relationship. Every time we attend it brings us closer and strengthens our relationship in ways that nothing else can. 2013 in Raleigh was no exception!”   With over 450 participants from 7 countries, the […]

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Using Emotional Intelligence to Manage Anger

by Larry L. Sonksen, LMSW and Jodi Sonksen, RN Larry and Joid Sonksen are speaking at the Better Marriages Conference July 11-14, 2013 in Raleigh, NC Anger is a universal emotion that can be handled destructively or constructively. To comprehend the destructive […]

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5 Simple Tips for a Happy, Lasting Marriage

by Susanne M. Alexander, Marriage Educator (www.marriagetransformation.com) Susanne Alexander spoke at the Better Marriages Conference 2013 in Raleigh, NC.   You’re smart—you know that marriage is a complex relationship. So, when you read tips, hints, and suggestions for making your marriage work better, […]

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Rules for Fair Fighting

by Priscilla and Greg Hunt, PhD Adapted from Ground Rules for Handling Conflict, John A. Larsen, PhD     In a close relationship, conflict is inevitable. In fact, if handled well, conflict can result in our becoming even closer. (see How to Use […]

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Conversation and Moments of Connection

by Bea and Jim Strickland   Bea and Jim Strickland will present a workshop titled Have a Great Conversation!  at the Better Marriages Conference July 11-14, 2013 in Raleigh, NC   How delightful when your spouse listens intently to your story about a childhood event! […]

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You’re in the Right Relationship

by Corey Allan www.SimpleMarriage.net   What does healthy growing up look like in marriage?   There are two challenges or dilemmas that have major roles in relationships. The emotional reactivity/rationality challenge and the togetherness/separateness dilemma. These two forces intermix in various and subtle ways to […]

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25 Tips for Valentine’s Day

by Greg and Priscilla Hunt 1. When you and your partner re-unite at the end of the day, greet each other with a lingering kiss (count to 10 slowly). This not-necessarily-sexual touch will get you on the same page more quickly […]

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Having Tender-Hearted Talks

by Susanne Alexander Susanne Alexander is speaking at the Better Marriages Conference July 11-14 in Raleigh, NC Store up a heart-full of love from Valentine’s Day and hold it throughout the rest of the year for all your conversations together! When you talk […]

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The Essence of Valentine’s Day

by Lavern Nissley   Lavern Nissley is speaking at the Better Marriages Conference: Educating Couples, Building Relationships  July 11-14, 2013 in Raleigh, NC.   So, what comes to your mind when you hear “Valentine’s Day”? Roses? Cupid’s arrows? Chocolates? Hearts? Lingerie from Victoria’s Secret? […]

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Managing Stress Effectively within the Couple Relationship

by Priscilla and Greg Hunt, PhD   Stress – it’s a concept with which we are all familiar. As individuals living in 2012 we each have our own personal experiences of stress. Deadlines, pressure, anxiety – we all know what it’s like. […]

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