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Are You Listening? – 5 Bad Habits that Prevent Good Communication

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Marriage Health, Quality Time

Even in the best marriages, communication can be a challenge.  With all the noise out there, it’s a wonder we can hear anything. That poses a problem for couples who want to keep their relationship healthy through good communication. A University of California – San Diego study suggests the average person in the U.S. processes more than a hundred thousand …

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Declutter Your Marriage in Fifteen Minutes a Day

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Marriage Health, Quality Time, Time Management

Decluttering your marriage is a little like decluttering your house. As you navigate the hustle and bustle of life, certain things tend to pile up around the house. It’s not that you don’t notice things are out of place. You’re just choosing to get everyone where they need to be. And you are making sure they have what they need when they …

Spending Time at the Airport Could Help Your Marriage

How Spending Time at the Airport Can Help Your Marriage

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Patience

Let me guess what one of your top ten favorite things in the world isn’t: sitting at the airport waiting for a flight. It’s not like the experience is traumatic – at least not usually. Waiting is usually just annoying. But it can wear you down. Slow moving security lines. Gate changes. Flight delays. These all have the potential to make …

Three Numbers that Guarantee You’ll Hit the Marriage Jackpot

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Contentment, Marriage Health, Quality Time

In August 2017 a Massachusetts woman hit the jackpot. With odds of 292 million to one, Mavis Wanczyk lined out six numbers perfectly to claim an astounding $758 million prize. Because she’s taking her winnings in a lump sum instead of a 30-year payout, she’s only left with a measly $310 million after Uncle Sam gets his cut. Poor Mavis. …

Are You Suffering from Hearing Loss in Your Marriage?

Are You Suffering from Hearing Loss in your Marriage?

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication

Consider these possible causes. As couples get older, new problems can crop up in a marriage. The problems are sometimes relational, and sometimes they are physical. Sometimes they are physical and relational. Meet Wilbur and Myra. Wilbur is having a heck of a time with his hearing, and it’s driving Myra absolutely batty. First, she has to repeat everything 16 …

Is Alexa the Only One Keeping Tabs on Your Marriage?

Is Alexa the Only One Keeping Tabs on Your Marriage?

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Quality Time, Uncategorized

How are you keeping tabs on your Marriage? Mama always said if you can’t say anything nice… A story originally reported by the New York post revealed that a man in New Mexico who was allegedly beating his girlfriend discovered there were never truer words. So the couple was house sitting. In the middle of a dispute the man asked …

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Trust in Marriage: Stop the Leaks

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Family, Uncategorized

Leakers have been blamed for dealing some pretty devastating blows in politics, entertainment, and business. But leaking isn’t just a problem for national security. It can also be a challenge for marital security. One place you want to be doubly sure there’s no leaking going on is within your marriage. When you tell others things about your spouse or your relationship …

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Seven Tips for a Great Football Season

Marriage Dynamics Institute Communication, Family, Quality Time

Millions of men in the U.S. love football. In fact, even though many wives may roll their eyes, football season is perhaps one of the most exciting for husbands across the nation as they get ready for their favorite teams to hit the gridiron. (Important note: Many wives enjoy football just as much as their husbands do, some even more. …