Intention vs. Method

The problem In many of my sessions as a marriage therapist, I have seen a particular pattern with countless clients when it comes to the breakdown of their marital relationship. Often, couples report that they are at odds with each other and frustrated with their communication or lack thereof. Many of them often don’t remember […]

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3 daily things to stay connected in your marriage

While marriage can be full of exciting experiences, the day to day time spent with your partner can often feel dull. If you’re wanting to bring back a little spark in your relationship but don’t have a lot of time or money to spend, try these three things every day. 1. Text or call your […]

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10 Reasons to Attend Growing Together

Marriage Works! Ohio offers a six-week class for both engaged and married couples called Growing Together. We’ve had much success with this class in the past, and we’re happy to be offering it again starting Sept. 26, 2019. If you’re hesitant to attend, here are 10 reasons why you should sign up! 1. You can […]

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The Value of Thank You

“Thank you for making dinner,” my husband says as I set his dinner plate down on the table. “Right on cue,” I think to myself smiling. If there is one goal my husband strives for in marriage, it’s appreciation. He thanks me for the small tasks which seem insignificant as well as the large ones […]

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What I Learned In The First Year Of Marriage 

My first wedding anniversary is fast approaching. That means my husband and I will be defrosting the freezer-burnt brownies from our wedding reception and popping open a delicious bottle of wine from our honeymoon. With our first anniversary near, it also means I’ve been reflecting on our relationship and marriage in general.  The first year […]

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