Reading Me

Ben is a salesman. He’s a verbal processer, a people person, and an extrovert. Jennifer is a journalistic processer, loves her time alone, and is more of an introvert. Even though their communication styles overlap and generally work well together, communication still takes a lot of effort. “We’re both very affectionate people,” Jennifer says, “but […]

Committed for Life

In our living room is a symbol Dale and I used in our wedding. It’s a 3-fold cord of red, white and gold. For us, it symbolizes that commitment we made to marriage was not just between the two of us. The covenant is between three of us: with God at the center. The scripture […]

Making Time For Each Other

Couples tend to get so busy running the kids here and there that they let their private couple time fall to the wayside. But that’s not healthy for your marriage. “We have to be intentional about making time together,” Gayle says. “But instead of expecting a certain amount of couple time, we have to be […]