How to Manage Expectations in Marriage & Committed Relationships

A man kisses his wife on the cheek as she chops vegetables in the kitchen.

Marriage is a partnership. I know, duh. But many of us come into this partnership with an entire script for a good marriage written out entirely in our own heads, and then we become frustrated when our partner doesn’t magically know their lines.  It’s natural and necessary to have expectations in marriage, particularly ones that …

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12 Fantastic Things to Do in Savannah with Kids

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Are you looking for things to do in Savannah with kids?  Savannah, Georgia is a gorgeous city, and as much of a romantic destination as it is for many, it’s also a blast to visit with the fam! I was lucky enough to live just up the road from Savannah for about three years, and …

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The Incredible Importance of Self Care in Marriage

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Ahh, “self care.” It’s become such a buzz word over the last decade or so, but the idea behind it is sound as can be because too many of us put ourselves on the back burner. How does this relate to marriage? Well, do you want to show up for your spouse as your Back …

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How to Save Your Marriage: 7 Tried & True Tips for You

Mature couple smiling and holding hands on a sunny boardwalk.

No one said marriage was going to be easy, but do any of us fully understand what we’re getting into when we finally take the plunge ourselves? All relationships go through their ups and downs, but the commitment level of marriage means that sometimes those downs can feel bottomless, and that’s when some people might …

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10 Ways to Maintain Connection in a Relationship

A man and woman sit cuddled up indoors, sharing a chair.

Marriage, or any long-term relationship, is kind of like the ultimate team sport, right? It’s not just you anymore, it’s you and yours building your shared life, and you guys both have to have the same objectives in mind or you’ll very quickly end up playing a losing game. There are many things that strong, …

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