Tag Archives: Collaborative Marriage

Two Articles about the Impossible

From my book, Marriage Minutes, available at Amazon.com Marriage Minute # 20 The Impossible Triangle More dangerous than the Bermuda Triangle is another treacherous triangle. It is a danger to both individuals and families, drags marriages down, and puts each … Continue reading

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Abuse Traps

Marriage Minute # 18 Abuse Traps From the book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Patricia Evans has become one of the major voices speaking out against verbally abusive relationships. People have written to her, telling their story, and she has … Continue reading

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FOUL…

Marriage Minute # 11 “FOUL…!” (From Marriage Minutes… available from Amazon.com) Here’s the plan. I am going to stop by the sports equipment store and buy a referee’s flag, like the one used in football games. I am going to … Continue reading

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Let Me Ask You… from Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com

Marriage Minute # 8 Let Me Ask You… Anger is not the best way of asking for more. That’s the thought I came away with when I read Harriet Lerner’s book, The Dance of Anger. Asking for more is not … Continue reading

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Check the Instruments

From my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com Marriage Minute # 193 Check the Instruments Let me tell you about a friend of mine. He is a pilot who flies some of the largest passenger planes in the world. He’s … Continue reading

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The Complaint Department (Excerpt from Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com)

Marriage Minute #   1 The Complaint Department               “Where is your Complaint Department?” Before you figure that some business person dreads hearing this question, think again. Long ago, I attended a marketing class and heard some interesting data about … Continue reading

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Threats

From the book, Marriage Minutes….. Marriage Minute # 130 Threats A while ago, I asked the question, “What attracted you to marriage?” One of the good things about a good marriage is a quality seldom discussed but almost always found … Continue reading

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You Have Not Because You Ask Not

James (the half-brother of Jesus) wrote this to some early Christians, assuring them that in talking honestly with God about their needs they would see those needs being met as their relationship grew and progressed. (See the fourth chapter of … Continue reading

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