I have a confession. I have some significant blind spots when it comes to understanding racism. I have considered myself open-hearted and open-minded to people of color, but in the wake of the death of George Floyd on May 25th, I have taken a deep dive into conversations, books and movies on racism and white privilege and have realized I have been ignorant and disengaged.
How does being compassionate with yourself as a parent help your marriage? Good question. First, remember that everything is connected. How you care for yourself as you parent affects your relationship with yourself, your child, and yes… your spouse. We can be pretty hard on ourselves as parents.
Do you ever wonder what it takes to have a perfect marriage? I’ll let you in on a little secret; there are no perfect marriages! Marriage is something that needs protection and tender care for a lifetime!
A refreshing read on how to restore or reboot your marriage, No More Perfect Marriages might be the perfect book for you. Jill and Mark Savage recently published this beneficial book regarding growth in marital intimacy.
Guest Post: How much time does it take to stay in love for a life time? In our book, Red Hot Monogamy, we explain the minimum time commitment we have seen necessary to maintain the connectedness needed for a healthy strong marriage (and a sizzling sex life). This month, make some T.I.M.E. for love:
Ten – twenty minutes to talk together alone everyday. It is amazing how just making time to talk about things more important than who is going to pick up the milk will reconnect and rekindle your hearts. This is the reason that we place couple communication questions in all of the books we author.