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5 Straightforward Steps to Becoming a Better Husband

I’ll be honest and admit a truth: as husbands, we don’t always get it right. With the pressure put on us to perform in so many roles, sometimes the hardest thing in the world to do is to admit when we are wrong. Knowing he let his wife down or fell short is a blow Keep Reading ?

What Your Wife is Really Thinking, When You Get in Trouble Out of the Blue

The mind of a woman is one of the great mysteries of the world. Since the beginning of time, man has tried to understand his woman and anticipate her needs. Unfortunately, he usually ends up even more confused. Husbands, there are things you do that get a rise out of your wife and you might Keep Reading ?

Student Loan Help – 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Untrustworthy Student Loan Servicers

I hate student loans. Don’t get me wrong. I’m grateful for the education that those loans afforded, but I despise the paperwork, the hassle, and the never-ending interest which make paying off student loans such a herculean task. Student loans represent some perverse never-ending form of bondage. And nearly 44 million Americans are in this Keep Reading ?

A Dozen Great Ways to Keep Your Relationship Fresh

As I reflect on my relationship (which I have been in now for over 16 years, more than a 1/3 of my life), I am so grateful for the fact that it doesn’t feel that long. In fact, the longer we’re in it, the better it gets. And as I take a step back to reflect, Keep Reading ?

4 Ways to Protect Your Kids’ Online Privacy from Everyone but Yourself

I’ve teamed up with Consumer Reports and am proud to be one of their paid brand ambassadors; my personal opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Consumer Reports. We have four kids (9, 10, 15 and 23 years old.)  And I feel like I have been fighting a losing battle with trying to protect their Keep Reading ?

Infidelity in Marriage: Here’s How to Rebuild Intimacy after an Affair

If I told you that the day my husband confessed his affair, we had sex the same night.  Would you believe me or think I was pulling one over on you?  Do you even believe it is possible to reconnect intimately immediately or does the thought of having sex so soon sicken you? Well, we Keep Reading ?

Parents – Here’s One Less Thing for You to Do

It’s spring! And if you are like me, you are ready for the temperature to warm up and you’re also ready for your home to feel fresh, clean and spring-like too.  Hence the sudden need for spring cleaning. But who wants to spend all weekend cleaning when it’s so nice outside? Not Me! So I’ve Keep Reading ?

Is It Okay for Love to Be Conditional?

If I had to say what I love most about my relationship with my husband, it would be how he loves me unconditionally. He’s never made me feel like his love for me has conditions attached to it. Never makes me fee like I am constantly trying to earn his love. For that, I adore Keep Reading ?

Financial Intimacy – What is It and Why Black Couples Need It So Much?

Of the many intimacies that we attend to and invest our energy into throughout the course of a relationship, financial intimacy usually is not at the top of the list…despite its impact on the day-to-day functioning and operations of a household.  In order to have a healthy, trusting, and holistic marriage, though, we must pay Keep Reading ?

3 Ways To Deal With the Pressure to Get Married Without Losing Your Mind

“I just came here to find a husband.” That’s the sign Ayana Evans wore to a party she attended a few years ago. The picture she posted on her Instagram, shows her standing on the balcony, scanning the crowd below, with a sign taped on her back. One might think she was being desperate or Keep Reading ?

4 Toxic Thoughts that Men Need to Stop Having in Their Relationships…NOW!

You might be familiar with the famous quote “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” Well just like in life, the same thing applies to your relationships: especially the part about Keep Reading ?

What Kind of Mentality Should I Look for in My Future Spouse?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My guy friend often tells me that he is for me and has my back. Usually I am a good read of character, but for some reason I cannot figure him out. He acts a little self-centered at times so I am not sure that he is ready to be in a Keep Reading ?

T.I. Says His Marriage Distracted Him From His Mission? Is It a Cop Out?

I eat, sleep and breath love, romance and marriage. You can usually find me caught in a deep discussion about it or researching and finding ways to learn even more about what makes marriage work. It’s what I do. So I found myself really intrigued this week as I stumbled upon rapper T.I’s quotes on Keep Reading ?

When Should a Married Couple Seek Help for Their Communication Problems?

Sex, money, and communication: We often hear about these as the “big three” behind marital conflicts and failures. Sex is the one we talk about most often, with problems in the bedroom and infidelity being at the center of most discussions about marital problems. Money is a distant, but growing, second. Financial infidelity is an Keep Reading ?

A Lifeline that Could Eliminate Your Crippling Student Loan Debt – PSLF

In October 2017 tens of thousands of Americans will see the remaining balance of their student loans completely erased. These people are among the first enrollees in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. The Good Created in 2007, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is designed to help people who choose to work in Keep Reading ?

9 Scriptures that Keep You From Harming Your Spouse with Your Words

Sometimes you need to give your spouse the silent treatment. I know this sounds weird and contradictory, so let me explain. I’m talking about speaking life. And when you can’t speak life, that’s the time to use the silent treatment. My mom (and maybe your mom too) used to say, “If you can’t say anything Keep Reading ?

Communication in Marriage: Scriptures that Keep You From Harming Your Spouse with Your Words

Sometimes you need to give your spouse the silent treatment. I know this sounds weird and contradictory, so let me explain. I’m talking about speaking life. And when you can’t speak life, that’s the time to use the silent treatment. Mom my (and maybe your mom too) used to say, “If you can’t say anything Keep Reading ?

4 Reasons Husbands Need to Take Better Care of Themselves

I recently told my wife that I think I want to retire from being an adult! I must admit that sometimes the pressures of life can begin to weigh on you heavy. As a man, this idea of protecting and providing is a heavy load to carry and sometimes we feel that we can’t ever Keep Reading ?

The One Thing You MUST Have If You Want Good Communication with Your Spouse… No Exceptions

There is one thing that needs to be present before you can even begin having or improving communication with your spouse – honesty. And not only do you have to be honest, but you also have to be honest often. Do just one or the other, or none at all, and you risk constructing your Keep Reading ?

The Movie Was Great, But Here Are the Real Women of “Hidden Figures”

Hidden Figures, is a bestselling biography entitled “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” written by Margot Lee Shetterly. And it was recently turned...Show More Summary

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