Keeping the bedroom interesting can prove to be difficult at times. After years, you’ve tried almost everything once and at this point have found your rhythm. Sometimes that’s nice. It’s easy, it’s reliable, it’s even comfortable. but remember when sex […]
Why Don’t Couples Tell the Truth?
A scenario: two couples are going out for dinner together. As each couple is getting ready they have a typical marital fight. It escalates on the drive to meet the other couple at the lovely restaurant they’re going to. When […]
You Hurt My Feelings
Those four words — “You hurt my feelings” — are my least favorite words to hear from my wife. I’d rather hear, “I love you?” What’s most difficult about those four words is that you can’t deny them. Feelings are […]
Soundtrack for Love
Music sometimes can be used as a powerful tool. It can be used for many purposes such as setting the mood in the right environment or training your mind to forget about a broken heart. Most people can recall a […]
My Wife Talks Back
No, I’m not writing about my wife talking back to me, but rather giving her a chance to speak her mind after all these columns in which I’ve spoken for her. To be fair (to me), I always run any column about her, by her, […]
Supporting Your Girl
You know what I am talking about. You come home to find your wife or daughter fuming about the injustice that was done to her by another female. What are you to do? It does not seem like a big […]
Why Second Marriages Are So Much Harder
One might think that second marriages would be easier and succeed more often than first marriages. At least that might be a first instinctual reaction. But, on reflection and upon learning the statistics, it becomes clear why second (and third, […]
Couples Need Couples
While on a recent vacation, my wife and I had a stimulating discussion with friends about friends. We were enjoying a meal with two other couples and one of the men asked the question, “Have you found many couples that […]
She Makes More Money!
A recent Pew Research Center study called “Women, Men and the New Economics of Marriage (Jan. 19, 2010 by Richard Fry and D’Vera Cohn) revealed that women are making much more money, over the recent past, than at any other […]
A Reminder from My Wife
How’s your summer going? My wife and I were laying in bed last night and she reminded me only a few more weeks are left until the kids start school back up. That got me thinking… Now would be a […]
[A DAD’S POINT-OF-VIEW] Do You Keep Secrets From Your Spouse?
Is it ever okay to keep a secret from your spouse? If so, what secrets are okay and which are not? I would suggest there are times where a so-called “white lie” is a good thing while most of the […]
Mother’s Day Night Tips
With all the daily stress of being a mother, it’s sometimes hard for a woman to feel sexy. Constantly trying to juggle daily responsibilities, moms can get caught in the daily whirlwind and forget what sexiness really feels like. Mother’s […]
[A DAD’S POINT-OF-VIEW] What Do We Have In Common?
While on a recent skiing trip, I had a casual dinner with casual friends, including a couple that had been married, divorced, and were now dating again. As is so often the case, on the surface, they looked great together, […]
12 Things Wives Want From Husbands
1. Say you love her, often, like every day! Just because we think sex is the best way to say “I love you” doesn’t mean she does. 2. Don’t expect perfection; you’re not perfect, so go easy when she makes […]
Have you recession-proofed your marriage?
There’s a lot of attention on the economy right now and the difficult times we’re in – and many people are worrying and preoccupied with their finances and economic struggles. This type of stress can take its toll on you […]