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  • Why is Apologizing so Hard?

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    Why is apologizing so hard? One husband said, “I know I did wrong, but so did she. In fact, she precipitated the whole thing. Why should I apologize when she's the one who started it?” The problem with the waiting game is that the average lifespan for men and women…

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  • Apologize and Change

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    If when you hug your spouse and they stiffen up, and it feels like you are hugging a tree, there's a reason. Either physical touch is not their love language, or, they have a lot of resentment toward you because of your past behavior. The answer to the first is…

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  • When a Touch can Talk

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    If your spouse complains, “I don't think you would ever touch me if I didn't initiate it,” they are telling you that ‘physical touch' is their love language. What makes them feel loved is when you reach out and hold their hand as you walk across the parking lot, or…

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  • Have You Hugged Today?

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    Have you hugged your child today? Or, if you're married, have you hugged your spouse today? How long has it been since you kissed each other? Physical touch is one of the five love languages. Some people grew up in homes were family members seldom touched each other. For these…

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  • Physical Touch

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    Physical touch is one of the five love languages. For some people, it is their primary love language. If you want them to feel loved, then give them a hug, or a pat on the back. This is true for children as well as adults. If a child's love language…

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  • Touch is Fundamental

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    A while ago, I met an old friend whom I had not seen in a long time. Immediately, we hugged each other. Why? Because ‘touch' is fundamental to who we are as humans. We speak of the ‘five senses'. One of the five is touch. It is one of the…

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  • Communicating Desires

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    We are creatures of desire. That is, we want certain things. Desires are usually expressed in terms of “I want…, I wish…I hope… or I would like… In an intimate marriage, couples can share their desires without making demands. If my wife tells me that she would like a new…

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  • The Scam of All Time

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    My husband Ned and I recently got a phone call from our grandson.  He sounded upset and said he had been in a car accident in Michigan and he was going to be charged. He explained that a  car had pulled in front of him, he was going over the…

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