This week in our Becoming the Right Partner series, Dr. Matt Townsend talks about the myth of having a soul mate. Have you ever asked yourself if you have married… the right person? When hard times come up in a marriage, it is easy to take out your fears and
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Written by: Cambria VandeMerwe
They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, could it be true? There are many changes in life that often pull us away from those we love most but that doesn’t mean our relationships with them need to dull. Love is stronger than anything else, even distance. With a little devotion, your relationship can become even stronger than it was before.
Whether it’s your spouse that has moved away for work, your child that has moved to college or …
This week in our Reigniting the Flame series, Dr. Matt Townsend talks – in his totally funny way – about the importance of creating “rituals” with your spouse. Research shows that couples… that have traditions and rituals to show love to one another last longer than couple who do not.
I married an artist. I didn’t mean to–it just happened. In my many years of singleness I dated a surfer, a med student, a developer, and others…but never anyone quite like Geoff…. I was drawn to him immediately. He was interesting and different, and I liked that. He wasn’t
This week in our Reigniting the Flame series, Dr. Matt Townsend talks – in his hilarious way – about the importance of creating new memories with your spouse…. He asks you to think back to when you were dating and about how every activity you did with each other
We are approaching a time of love, chocolate, and roses. Though Valentine’s Day… rotates around the red rose, everyone should know the meanings behind the color of a rose all year. What if you receive purple roses from your Valentine? What if you need something other than red to
This week in our Reigniting the Flame in Your Relationship series, Dr. Matt Townsend asks the question, “Are you actually ‘in’ your marriage…?” When he says this, he is asking if you are present in your relationship. This can be a challenge after a long day of work or
In part 4 of our Reigniting the Flame in Your Relationship… series with Dr. Matt Townsend, we talk all about making eye contact. Looking your partner in the eyes is one of the best ways to connect with them. Matt issues a challenge to couples that he says will change
Take a journey back to your dating days when you and your spouse… used to talk and laugh a lot. Dr. Matt Townsend says that laughter creates chemistry in your relationship. It’s time to get serious about finding the funny in your life. Check out his tips to increase conversation
Part 2 of our Reigniting the Flame in Your Relationship series with Dr. Matt Townsend focuses on finding the fun, not the familiar. What that means is you need to go back to the days when you were first dating… and were able to make simple activities into a fun