Tag Archive: Emotional intimacy

Jun 19

Marriage Quotes That Actually Help Your Marriage

Monday Marriage Motivation Great marriages need constant enrichment. Although most couples walk down the aisle madly in love, everyday life happens. Couples who do not have any support and encouragement in their marriage toolbox suffer greatly. For some couples daily stress is just a test. For some couples daily stress lead to the dreaded divorce. …

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Jun 07

Are You Speaking To Your Spouse’s Heart?

Last week I was asked a question that triggers me to write this post about reaching a spouse’s heart. The question was “How do you speak to your spouse’s heart when they are no longer in the marriage emotionally? Honestly, I wish there was a simple answer, but when it comes to marriage, there are …

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May 22

The Simplest Way to Encourage Your Spouse Today


Monday Marriage Motivation The simplest way to encourage your spouse is saying I love you. However, it is so simple that most couple really forget to use it daily. Life is stressful by itself. Marriage can be quite challenging. These three simple words: I LOVE YOU can really be a lifeline that keep your marriage alive. …

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May 15

3 Reasons Your Marriage Needs the “Boundary Talk”


Monday Marriage Motivation The word boundary is really not a curse word. In fact, it is a very freeing word. It allows each spouse to know how to freely love each other. It defines what is and what is not permissible in a marriage. You would think that every couple in America would have the …

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May 08

What Kind of Marriage Do You Want?

Monday Marriage Motivation The question might  have got you off your current thought pattern. That is okay. Don’t ignore the question. Answer it. Don’t keep reading until you can actually picture the marriage you want. Do you wish you could connect  at a deeper level with your spouse? Or, has the word marriage has been …

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Feb 25

4 Ways to Say I Love You by Giving Affection

Touch is universal. Touch is powerful. No dictionary is needed to define a loving touch. No translator is needed to translate the love that is communicated with a single touch. Yet many married couples are not using physical touch as a tool to express love in their marriages. In time of crisis, we hold hands; …

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Feb 11

10 Things Every Engaged Couple Should Do


We are in the middle of love season.  This Valentine, many engaged couples seek to tie the knot. Couples are walking down the aisle ready to profess eternal love. My hope is for all the couples who say “I do” work hard to have a healthy and happy. Since marriage vows states  till death do …

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Dec 05

Are You Dancing the Fear Dance? Read How You Can Stop Today


In my work with couples I see that most spouses want to have a great marriage. The issue is they don’t know how to create the great marriage that they desperately desire. One of the main reasons couples are having a hard time in their marriages is due to dancing a dance of fear. Love …

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Dec 03

How to Build Emotional Intimacy When it Does Not Come Naturally


Couples after I hear the same complaints  –  “I want us to have more emotional intimacy.” We are not connected.” “I want us to be closer.” Emotional intimacy does not happened by chance in any marriage. If a couple desires a marriage that has strong emotional intimacy, the spouses will need to work at it. …

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Sep 05

Do You Understand Your Spouse’s Definition of Intimacy?


I participated at a great marriage workshop this past Tuesday. The hot topic of the day was intimacy. Intimacy has been associated and sometime defined as sex. However, sex is not intimacy. I sat in the third row taking notes and listening to many spouses that were just completely on different planets when it came …

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