Category Archives: Communication

Marriage Advice for the Obamas


Married 18 years, the current first lady and her husband have a fairly healthy marriage. In a recent article, their marriage was highlighted for “still enjoying dates” after 18 years of marriage. To that I say “bravo” and also ask … Continue reading

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Marriage Leadership


I had the opportunity to attend a business leadership seminar this week by Kirk Weisler. Kirk is a renown teacher of leadership principles, known for bringing out the best in others. He conveys his messages with a unique mix of … Continue reading

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Be the Right Person


In a recent address to a congregation of men, Thomas S. Monson recited this quote, “Being happily and successfully married is generally not so much about marrying the right person as it is being the right person. A conscious effort … Continue reading

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What Is Cheating?


There are lots of opinions floating out there on what actually constitutes cheating in a relationship. You hear jokes of the so-called zip-code or area-code rules. To me, these aren’t even funny. Fidelity in marriage is of the utmost importance. … Continue reading

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Physical Affection in Marriage


In the poem Desiderata, good advice is given: “Be yourself, especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love…” In your marriage, how is affection used? Is it a tool to get your companion to do what you want? … Continue reading

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