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How to reignite the sparks from your earliest days together

Are you like me? When I met Greg (the one-and-only love of my life) I had butterflies in my stomach! When we met (I was engaged to be married to another man 3 months later. . . ). I knew […]

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Gratitude for our Life Together

by Huw Christopher, Better Marriages Emeritus Member Pasadena California A few days after the death of my wife, Rachel, I was reading a daily devotional which we had frequently shared together.  On that particular day, the meditation from the Henri Nouwen Society […]

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Post-Wedding To-Do’s: Tackling Employer-Provided Benefits

When you get married, so much of your lives join as one. Maybe your last name, where you live, and your finances but, this doesn’t just happen all at once. Each of these are things that will require a conversation […]

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Common Relationship Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Every relationship has its hardships and will run into problems from time to time. You’re both living busy lives, whether it's from being overworked, the stress that comes with raising a family, or dealing with a major life change. No […]

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What is the Relationship Between Better Marriages and Close Companions

What's the relationship between Better Marriages and Close Companions? We're one big happy family with a common mission! Our legal name, the name under which we were founded as a 501(c)(3), is Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment (ACME). In 2009, the […]

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More Fun in Your Relationship: 6 Ways

guest post Introduction Here are 6 ways to have more fun in your relationship! Relationships are usually excellent during the initial honeymoon stage. However, once the newness wears off, it's not uncommon for some people to feel more like roommates than loving partners. […]

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Greg and Priscilla Hunt Receive Mace Medal

Better Marriages Recognizes and Honors Greg and Priscilla Hunt with the David and Vera Mace Medal  WHEREAS Greg and Priscilla have been recognized as the face of Better Marriages on an international stage for fourteen years; and WHEREAS they model an exemplary relationship and […]

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How to Stop Fighting About Money

Introduction One of the most notoriously combustible topics is money. When left unaddressed in relationships, even the healthiest couples can become plagued by financial disagreement. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Check out these tips to learn how to get […]

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How Does Grief Affect a Marriage? Plus Five Ways to Cope

Guest Post Marriage is all about facing obstacles as a team. And one of the most difficult obstacles we face in life is losing someone we love. When grief strikes, every part of your life can take a hit, including your […]

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How To Plan The Perfect Prudent Wedding For Less Than $5000 In 2022

Wedding PlanningWedding Venues “Simplicity is not about deprivation. Simplicity is about a greater appreciation for things that really matter.” You’re an average-income American citizen who makes a medium of $52,000 a year. How would paying about half of that for one night […]

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