How Gratitude Helps Fend Off Fights

How Gratitude Helps Fend Off Fights

When you think of the way you express and experience gratitude in your relationship, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s kind words, heartfelt gestures, or a loving smile or touch. These are momentary expressions of the sentiment, but the fact is, the influence of a...
How Gratitude Helps Fend Off Fights

That Same Stupid Fight: Handling Conflict with Your Spouse

  That Same Stupid Fight: Handling Conflict with Your Spouse There’s a reason so many of us would rather get a cavity filled with Kenny G in the background than have that same … stupid … fight. Conflict with your spouse is inevitable for all couples. (Whoever got...
How Gratitude Helps Fend Off Fights

The What, When and How of Family Boundaries

 Whether your relationship with your in-laws and your own family is usually pretty great or has its ups and downs, there are situations that test your family boundaries. If your families already struggle with boundary issues, certain circumstances may exacerbate...
How Gratitude Helps Fend Off Fights

Staying Optimistic During a Tough Season

  What is a tough season? Well, that’s going to be different for everyone. It could be the years when your children are young and you aren’t feeling connected. It could be a period of time when you’re struggling financially or facing career uncertainty. It might...
How Gratitude Helps Fend Off Fights

Leveling Up Communications in your Marriage

 By Drs. Les and Leslie ParrottSeptember 1, 2021CommunicationCommunication is paramount in any relationship, but especially in marriage. If you’re striving for lifelong love with your spouse, then the two of you will have to master the art of effective...