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3 Easy Ways To Keep You Marriage Strong

Alisa Grace - September 19, 2018

Do you want to keep your marriage strong and firing on all cylinders? The good news is that it does not take loads of money, tons of time, or expensive date nights to do the job. In this video, Alisa Grace shares 3 easy steps that you can take today to keep your relationship strong. 


Spiritual Warfare In Relationships? What Is That?

Tim Muehlhoff - September 18, 2018

Dear CMR,

My wife and I have been enjoying our marriage but occasionally find ourselves in arguments or feeling divided for unexplained reasons. Some friends have suggested praying against spiritual oppression. That sounds scary. Can you add some input?"

Signed,

Spiritually Wary


The 5 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Kids Go To College

Chris Grace - September 11, 2018

As parents, there can be a mix of emotions as your children age. It is exciting to watch them learn new skills and find new passions or interests. It can also be a sad time as you watch them grow and begin to move away from home. Dr. Chris Grace outlines 5 mistakes that parents often make as their children become more independent.


The 5-to-1 Happiness Ratio

Tim Muehlhoff - September 5, 2018

Is there a secret to relational happiness? What if there was a simple concept that could help protect your relationship? In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explains a concept that Dr. John Gottman calls the "happiness ratio." For every one of these interactions, there should be five other interactions between you. It sounds simple, but is it? Take a look!


Help! I Feel Abandoned In My Own Marriage!

Chris Grace - September 4, 2018

Dear CMR,

My husband and I have been married for 30+ years. He suffers from depression and takes medication. Here is my question: We have not been intimate in 5 years, and while he pursues going to the doctor for his physical and mental health, he does not pursue finding out why he has no desire for sex or intimacy. What can I do? I feel abandoned.

Signed,

Feeling Abandoned


Launching Adults, Not Babysitting Children

Arlene Pellicane - August 28, 2018

When parents have children, interesting questions arise: how will you teach your children life lessons? Will they learn as you model things for them? Will you need to explain how to behave or how to listen? In this article, author Arlene Pellicane writes on this topic, to encourage parents to think about how to launch adults as opposed to babysitting children. What do you think of her approach?


How Good Are You At Emotional Tennis?

Chris Grace, Alisa Grace - August 22, 2018

What in the world is emotional tennis? When was the last time your partner made an emotional bid for your attention and you responded appropriately? Was it at the end of a long day and you unloaded the stress of the day? Was it an insecurity that your spouse shared with you and gave you the chance to affirm them? In this video, Dr. Chris and Alisa Grace talk about how important these small bids for attention and affection can be to a relationship!


We Are Already Married! Why Go To Marriage Counseling?

Willa Williams - August 21, 2018

Dear CMR,

My wife and I have been happily married for four years now and have been encouraged to attend marriage retreats or counseling. We don't have any big issues going on, so what is the point of going to counseling or on a retreat?

Happy Husband

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