Do we know what we are doing when it comes to modern relationships, or are we just being hi-jacked by primitive emotions?
Read more Being married for any length of time is truly an accomplishment these days. Read more We've all had them -- one of “those” days.Just last week a woman asked how long I had been married and when I said forty years this July, her eyes got huge and she said, “To the same person? And for singles, having one of "those" days might include one of "those" dates.Bad days--and the occasional bad date--are unavoidable.Here are 15 effective ways to better handle life's hassles:1. Read more If you ask someone what they’re looking for in a romantic partner, you’ll receive dramatically different answers.One person will have a vague notion of “I’ll know it when I see it.” Another will have a typed list of strict criteria they consult... Read more As the first week of the Olympics has gone by, we've all been treated to some amazing competitions from the best athletes all over the world.
Read more Over the last several years, as an author, educator, and mentor of women, I have analyzed marriage from a multiplicity of angles—that is from material written by professional governmental, educational, and faith-based sociologists, scientists, and psychologists,... All of them have to do with emotional needs, and you’ll see what I mean in a moment. Read more Many years ago, I participated in a speed dating event in New York City—one of sixty people meeting in the basement of a Mexican restaurant for a lightening round of 30 three minute dates. Our researchers at e Harmony were interested in how many of our own users play these summer sports, and how or if this...
Read more There is nothing quite like someone saying too much, too soon. Read more “You don’t have to know everything in the world. It makes you boring in mixed company if you can’t be interested and ask questions of other people.” ~ Angela Johnson I know enough about myself to know that I get really...
Don’t sit around waiting for a boy to make you a priority, communicate his intentions, or even call you on the phone. And this God created and rules his world, including men, women, the biological compulsions that bind them together, and the institution that declares their union and keeps it sacred and safe.
Girls, stop expecting guys to make any formal attempt at winning your affections.
Exclusivity and intentionality are ancient rituals, things of the past, and misplaced hopes. It’s not that this new line of thinking is necessarily untrue today, or that it’s not the current and corrupt trend of our culture. One of our most precious pursuits, that of a life-long partner for all of life, is tragically being relegated to tweets, texts, and Facebook pokes, to ambiguous flirtation and fooling around. Therefore, only he can prescribe the purpose, parameters, and means of our marriages.
If fullness of life could be found in sexual stimulation, or if it was just a matter of making babies, the “forget formality and just have sex” approach might temporarily satisfy cravings and cause enough conception.