They Spell Love “W-I-T-H”

They Spell Love “W-I-T-H”

Of course, they can spell. But my caregiver friends realize their presence with their loved one is far more important than cards, flowers and the types of gifts we normally associate with Valentine’s Day. My goal today is to give you a taste of their experience and...
Not Communicating?     Try L-O-V-E

Not Communicating? Try L-O-V-E

Usually, the wife makes the first call for marriage counseling, but sometimes, it’s the guy. When I ask the caller to tell me why they’re seeking counseling, part of the conversation is almost always, “We’re just not communicating.” Most relationships get off the...

How To Disrespect Your Spouse

If you’re like the rest of us, no one has to tell you how to disrespect your partner. Even when it is not intentional, it happens. Right? Take comfort in the fact that we all have done it. Try as I may, I’ve said some pretty rotten things to my husband, too, so I join...

Love Sense

  A new year increases my desire to pass along the latest research in relationship counseling. How convenient is it that Dr. Susan Johnson came out with her most recent book, Love Sense, available on January 1, 2014?   I first heard Sue mention her new book at the...

A Quick Couple Tune Up: Remember A.R.E.

By Jonathan Sandberg, BYU   I remember working once with a young couple who I believe had been married less than a year.  Though the symptoms were common (periods of distance followed by conflict and more distance), I struggled to understand the cause of the...