The Surprising Role Conflict Has In Relationships

Justice Schanfarber knows you’re not really arguing about chores. You’re avoiding talking about this.

“Thanks a lot”—9 Life Lessons I am Thankful For

DiaryDad is thankful for life lessons he has learned and wants to pass them on. — Here in the United States we are prepping for Thanksgiving. A favorite holiday of mine because it reminds me to take a moment and realize and take stock of the many good things in my life.  My wife, my […]

7 Reasons Eating Out Will Strengthen Your Family Bond

Dave Batson believes there are enormous benefits to dining out once a week.

3 Ways to Teach My Kids the Art of Civil Discourse

DiaryDad is disappointed in the lack of civil discourse in politics, so he is going to try to teach his kids to do better. — We are less than a year away from our next presidential election here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. and I am already fed up of the childish behavior of […]

How to Win The War Between Good and Evil

Raymond Bechard looks at what we must do to look evil in the face and conquer our worst fears.

Addicts and Non-Addicts: The New Odd Couple

The 6 key lessons dating a “normie” taught Amy Dresner about addiction.

How to Get Your Wife in a Horse Trailer (and make her glad she did!)

What does your wife know that YOU know? Steve Horsmon explains how this powerful concept builds trust and safety.

5 Ways to Get Your Needs Met if Your Spouse Isn’t a Mind-Reader

Melissa Mowry, a young mom of two boys, struggled at first in her marriage, frustrated that her husband couldn’t read her mind. She realized communication was the way they’d both get what they needed and preserve harmony in their marriage.

Are You Engaging Your Listeners or Alienating Them?

Are people shutting down when you try to make your point? The problem isn’t them.

4 Ways to Measure the Sincerity of an Apology

How do you know whether the person apologizing means it?

How To Get The Slight Edge In Your Relationship

Jordan Gray says that you can improve your relationship using these small, simple actionable steps starting today.

How Dads Can Raise Clean Teens In A Substance Abusing Family

You have managed to escape the family curse of substance abuse but now that your own children are approaching their teen years you are worried about allowing them to have contact with the rest of your family. Don’t worry dad! Help is here.

The Lesson That Made My Marriage Stronger

If you want to have better communication with your partner, learn how they learn.

Helping Others Without Hurting Yourself

Theresa Byrne wants to you to know that you can help others without having it cause you pain or drama. But you’ll need to set some boundaries.

The One Question You Need to Ask to Keep Your Marriage on Track.

The New York Times proposes 36 questions. The Wall Street Journal suggests 6. Anna Rosenblum Palmer and her husband narrow it down to one.

She Doesn’t Come First, You Do

You think you’re doing right by her. You think you’re being a hero— but you’re really just hurting both of you.