Thriving Marriage

Toxic Communication Habits

Are Toxic Communication Habits Poisoning Your Relationship?

Toxins are everywhere—from the itch of a mosquito bite to the swelling of a rash from poison ivy. In some cases, toxins cause momentary irritation. In other cases—such as with a malaria-infested mosquito bite—the wound becomes deadly. This is also true in relationships. Most couples engage in toxic communication sometimes. For some couples, the toxins …

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The Best Advice on Marriage Quotes for Happily Married Couples

The Best Advice on Marriage Quotes: With Conversation Starters

What’s the best marriage advice ever? We believe the best marriage advice is the wisdom you’ll actually use. After all, even the most excellent advice is useless until it’s applied. Some people have a way with words. In this article, we offer only the most eloquent marriage tips. Here’s our list of the best advice …

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Warning Signs of Bad Communication in a Relationship

10 Warning Signs of Bad Communication in a Relationship

Bad communication is a recipe for misery. Being on the receiving poor communication is confusing at best. And it’s emotionally painful at worst. Communicating poorly is a recipe for disaster because it decreases your chances of being heard. Worse yet is when both partners lack healthy communication skills. This creates a perfect storm. In this …

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Happiness In Marriage - How To Be Happy With Your Partner

Happiness In Marriage – How To Be Happy With Your Partner

Is happiness in marriage something you find or create? We believe it’s both! A happy marriage is possible when both partners put in the effort to improve their relationship. It’s also possible when only one person is willing to change. We call this The Pebble Principle. If you’ve ever wondered how to be happy with …

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Expectations for Marriage

Expectations for Marriage: Are your marital expectations realistic?

With so much misinformation going around, it’s hard to know what to expect in marriage. Perhaps you wonder, Are my marital expectations too high? Maybe you’re asking, What does a good marriage even look like? Use this list of realistic expectations for marriage to find out. Why Marriage Expectations Matter Fairytales suggest a good marriage …

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