Month: January 2020

4 Reasons Marriage Retreat Weekends Can Be More Productive Than 9 Months Of Couples Counseling

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 30, 2020
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“That’s all the time we have for today. Same time next week?” If you have ever been to counseling, you know the drill. And if you have ever shared the couch with your spouse, you know how coveted every one of those 60 minutes is. But on marriage retreat weekends, the approach to time is…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Surviving Emotional Infidelity In Marriage

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 21, 2020
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Everyone has an unspoken standard regarding fidelity. Regardless of whether couples discuss their beliefs and expectations before tying the knot, they have them. For most couples, the thought of getting over sexual infidelity is unbearable. But surviving emotional infidelity in marriage can be just as painful, sometimes even more so. What is it about an…

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What You MUST Know About The Link Between An Unhappy Marriage And Health

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 13, 2020
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When you’re in the throes of a heated argument with your spouse, you’re probably not thinking about the link between an unhappy marriage and health. Getting through the rage of the moment unscathed emotionally is more likely your focus. Even the best marriages experience mulligans here and there — a “more than just a disagreement”…

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What It Means When You Stop Communicating With Your Spouse

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 6, 2020
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You didn’t see it coming. You probably can’t even pinpoint how or when the shutdown began. And you certainly don’t know why it happened. But suddenly you and your spouse aren’t talking about more than basics. The irony is that, when you stop communicating with your spouse, communication is needed more than ever. Perhaps you…

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