How many times have you heard the phrase 'marriages are hard work'? A whole heap I'm sure. We tend to talk about marriage in a negative way, but instead of focusing on how much 'work' a marriage is, I...
Are you looking for a fun date night idea? Or a fun way to break the ice when communicating with your husband? Or perhaps you're looking for a mix-up with your conversation starters and want something a little more...
I looked down at the paperwork... 'Single, Married, Defacto, Divorced'. I didn't think I'd ever be ticking the 'divorced' box. But there I was, at 26 years old I was DIVORCED. When you picture how your life is going...
I know, just the title alone is probably going to send Family Dinner Advocates racing to my house to inform me my kids will end up in prison if we don’t have family dinner every night. But I have...
When was the last time you set a goal? More specifically, when was the last time you set marriage goals? Did you even know there was such a thing? We set goals for so many different aspects of our lives,...
We are told time and time again that marriage takes 'work'. And if I'm being completely honest, it's kind of exhausting hearing it all the time. It's like people expect you to treat your marriage like a job, not...
It's no secret that marriages and romantic relationships can be tough. In fact, it's pretty much assumed that every marriage will go through its share of ups and downs. It's one of the exciting things about marriage, that it...
We all know we are in for some major changes when we have children, feeding them in the middle of the night, diapers and toys everywhere, potty training. What’s harder to imagine, I think, is how your relationship with your...
Gay marriage is a hot topic in Australia at the moment and in many countries around the world. At present, gay marriage isn’t legal in Australia, and to be honest I’m a little ashamed. We live in a country...
Relationships are wonderful things. They can empower and inspire us, they can bring us joy and they can challenge us. They are even one of the elements on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, a motivational theory of psychology that talks...