How do your words sound to your partner?

Proverbs 15:1 says: “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” It is not always about what you say, but sometimes also how you say it. Yes, this might sound cliché, but it is true… “Can’t you just use the GPS for once in your life!” she cried...

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Unconditional love – is it possible?

“Till death do us part ...” Isn’t it beautiful when couples in movies say these words? It would be even more beautiful if most of those couples didn’t just say it as a formality… When the marriage counsellor asked Melissa why she wanted to divorce her husband, Mike,...

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Another marriage in trouble – should I help?

You can see how one of your close friends’ marriages are going under. Should you intervene, or not? Some people believe that you need to stay out of other people’s business. Others believe that you cannot look the other way when those close to you are in distress… “My...

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10 Fresh tips for an exceptional marriage!

Are you getting tired of obsolete marriage advice? You know you have to say nice things, listen properly, compliment your partner and send him/her sexy WhatsApp messages. You know you need to initiate sex, flirt (with your partner) and see him/her as your teammate....

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VIENNA, AUSTRIA | Travel Blog

We had the opportunity to represent South Africa at the International Marriage Week Conference! Watch this video as we show you the highlights from our trip! For more info on Marriage Week:...

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Just friends – is it possible?

You and your male friend have been friends for years. You know each other’s secrets, you finish each other’s sentences and it feels like you are true soulmates. But your husband doesn’t like this. A platonic friendship between men and women is impossible, he says....

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15 Building blocks for a remarkable marriage

Your marriage can either succeed or fail, and millions of marriages just barely survive. But you have to decide whether you want to a 50%-marriage… or whether you want to get a distinction in marriage happiness. If you were like most students, your aim at varsity was...

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Why your marriage needs sex…

Apart from being a fun element of every successful marriage, sex is also a necessity, because it has the superpower to promote intimacy… If you and your partner were Hollywood movie stars, things would perhaps be pretty uncomplicated. You would probably have had...

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Why fighting can be good for your marriage

Are you a drama queen of note? One who likes throwing around cups and saucers when hubby forgets date night? Well, you will be happy to hear that experts believe that conflict is king! That is provided you can calm down a bit. Conflict is inevitable. Maybe you like to...

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So close and yet so far…

Every couple sometimes experiences a disconnection, but what if your partner’s nature or a phase in his/her life makes it difficult for you to connect? Can you get close to an emotionally distant partner? “Sometimes, even though he is sitting right next to me, it...

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