Every Day Is an Opportunity

Every Day Is an Opportunity

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, hopefully everyone in a romantic relationship takes the time to celebrate with their partner. But what I want to focus on in this article is the importance of celebrating our loved ones on non-holidays too. You don’t have to do it in...
Give ‘Em a Boost

Give ‘Em a Boost

I settled into the seat as I normally do. My tray table was up in front of me and all my belongings tucked safely under the seat, including my feet. My head was leaning back against the headrest and my eyes were closed as I started to relax in anticipation of the...
Fixing Isn’t Helping

Fixing Isn’t Helping

Here’s an idea that I would imagine almost all married people would agree with: it’s not your job to fix your spouse. Notice I said that this is something that people would agree with rather than saying that it’s something that is easy or most people actually...
Focus on the Positive

Focus on the Positive

I am guilty of sometimes focusing more on the negative than on the positive. I magnify the bad and do not see the good. Can you relate? Do you do that with your spouse and children? If so, my guess is that they reciprocate and do it to you as well. It’s pretty normal;...
Finding That Rhythm

Finding That Rhythm

Recently, as a couple, Jane and I were clicking on all cylinders. Laughing. Loving. Sharing. Not arguing. It was wonderful! For those of us who have been married a long time, that doesn’t always happen when we’re together for long periods. However, I made a disastrous...