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How to Find Happiness: 6 Keys to Lasting Love

For a happy, lasting marriage, focus on what you can give -- not on what you can get.

I’m hoping the stats have changed since last year’s embarrassing security breach, but February 15th has historically been the busiest, most profitable day of the year for the adultery-marketing website known as Ashley Madison. Why is that? Why would record numbers of married folks go looking for an affair the very next day after Valentine’s? I can answer that in… Read more »

Date Night: What if My Husband Won’t Plan It?

Date Night - What to do if your husband won't plan it...

I received this question from one of my readers several months ago. I replied privately at the time, but with Valentine’s Day just around the corner (and all the attendant expectations wives sometimes muster up this time of year), I thought it might be a good idea to share my thoughts on this subject here. Question: What do I do… Read more »

Don’t Let Anything Steal Your Joy

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Joy springs from a grateful heart. Don't let the enemy steal your joy.

Joy springs from a grateful hearts, but there are two things that will snuff out gratitude faster than blowing out a candle, and we must vigilantly guard against both. Those two things are envy and expectations. Envy causes us to see the glass as half-empty instead of half-full. It fills our hearts with jealousy and bitter resentment, so that we… Read more »

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