Wired for Connection

We are social creatures by nature. Some are less social due to personality or temperament, but humans tend toward needing connection and relationships. Being that we are largely social creatures, we will do and say things that are intended to bring about some type of...

Balancing Act

Marriage information and relationship information for better living. We all seek balance and a sense of being enough. We want to believe things are in working order and that we ourselves are basically ok. At times, though, stresses and difficulties can throw this off....

Who do we blame?

How do we view the problems in relationships and how to manage them? Often we view relationships as individual times two. In other words, we really look at it as the individual’s responsibility to be ok, to be healthy and independent, and then to relate to their...

When They Weren’t There

If you are like most married people, you married expecting your partner to be there for life. We plan to be there for them “in sickness and in health” and believe they will be there for us, too. Sometimes something happens that causes us to doubt that they are really...

Not alone

I wake in the middle of the night with a feeling of uneasiness, a vague anxiety that things aren’t alright, that I am not alright. Then the fears start to come and attack me like the sound of dogs barking in the darkness. As I lay awake they continue, relentless and...