We’re all busy. From kids to jobs, hobbies to projects around the house… Friends, family, church, school, chores… There’s always plenty to do, right? And when you get around to some time to relax, you’re almost too burned out to do much but sit and catch your breath. Busy or not, though, we make choices

Every year, the 4th of July is a time for cookouts, fireworks, and fun with friends and family. In celebrating our country’s independence, we may gather around the barbecue or the pool, sharing quality time with our loved ones, but how often do we stop reflect on the larger ideas of independence and freedom? Beyond

Working on your marriage can sometimes be a daunting task. It can mean addressing serious issues or owning up to big mistakes, but strengthen your marriage isn’t always about overcoming giant obstacles or solving major problems. In fact, many of us might not be facing large-scale problems, but instead are caught in a cycle of

Every year, couples bend over backwards to make restaurant reservations, purchase gifts and candies, and plan extravagant dates to show their love to one another on Valentine's Day. The unfortunate reality, however, is that the financial strain and general stress that comes with grandiose celebration can have a negative impact on the actual enjoyment of

Prepare yourself for the greatest marriage proposal ever! In the video below, groom-to-be Isaac pulls out all the stops and gives his girlfriend, Amy, a proposal that she will surely remember for the rest of her life! This is exactly the kind of thing we love to hear about at StrongMarriageNow. This is a couple

Some of the most common complaints in marriage counseling sessions center around communication. Men and women alike take issue with the way their spouse communicates (or doesn't), citing many similar things like, "he never listens to me," "I don't understand why she gets so upset," or "he acts like he doesn't even want to talk

The first step to getting back to those loving feelings is for both members of the couple to recognize that you are both responsible for the state of your marriage. Yes, maybe one person stepped over the line and checked out of the marriage, but both partners got the marriage there. Accepting some of the