Why Marriage Matters to Same-Sex Couples

“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable […]

Are You Living an Ethical Marriage?

The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bob and I recently had the pleasure of meeting Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D., a professional ethicist and author of 8 books, including Ethical Intelligence. He has been featured on CNBC, the TODAY show, […]

Do You and Your Partner Have the Same Definition of Monogamy?

Myrna’s Story:

“Tim recently returned from his annual golf trip with friends. When I was doing the laundry, I found a receipt in his pant’s pocket from a bar. I asked him, “What were you doing in a place called ‘Skinny Dick’s Saloon’?”

He looked like a deer in the headlights. […]

The Key to Difficult Conversations with Your Partner

4 Steps to Transform Communication with Your Partner – Part 4
“When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.”
-Thomas Jefferson
The way you say things really matters. When we’re upset, and hijacked by our fight or flight response, it’s likely that what we say to […]