How to Speak Up in Your Relationship Without Having a Fight

The dreaded three words “can we talk,” can immediately stir up defenses. Or maybe those words live on the tip of your tongue, but you just don’t feel like dealing with the spiral downward into the argument abyss, so you never say what is on your heart. But then, what happens to those concerns, thoughts,

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9 Big buts to avoid when dating

In dating we all have this way of rationalizing the worst behaviors and qualities when we are on the verge of a breakup. But some of these rationalizations you really do need to avoid when dating. I’m not sure the exact reason that we do this, but I do know that I’ve heard countless amounts

3 Relationship truths that can save your marriage

Marriage can be so confusing. I know that is a simple statement, but really give it some thought. If you’re married, you should know exactly what I mean; and, if you’re not married but have been in a relationship, it’s not so different. I am talking about the mystery of “how did we get here”

How to meet your partner’s needs in 3 easy steps

Relationships are all about give and take and, quite honestly, great relationships really happen when both partners give more to each other than they take. The problem is that sometimes we may give our partners the wrong things or the things that don’t get us the most mileage. That’s why we say the golden rule

Marriage Advice for Men From Men

As the saying goes, ladies first, but now it’s our turn to soak up the wisdom from some of the happiest married men I know. I would love to tell you that the day the women had brunch and exchanged marriage advice (read Marriage Advice to the Ladies here)  that the guys met and did

Sex after baby: How to keep your marriage hot when you’ve got a third wheel

Before I dive into the specifics on this post, I want to dispel a major marital myth, which is that: if you’re in a great and happy marriage then your feelings of love should remain strong and unchanging. WRONG! This is not only untrue, but it is just plain unhelpful. The reality is that many

The Marriage Breakdown + what you can do about it

My husband teases me that I have a marriage breakdown once or twice a year. It’s one of those things we can laugh about, but it really is true and I totally own it. “My name is Morgan, and I have an annual marriage breakdown.” These breakdowns have become somewhat predictable and almost always begin with quiet

Marriage advice for the ladies

Last week all the women in my family had a meal together for the first time.  I mean we’ve had meals together before but it was the first time we were all alone, no men, no kids, just peace and food! Amazing. We all got together to celebrate my cousin and her engagement. So my

Lessons from the night I annoyed my husband

I want to share something that happened between my husband and me this week that highlights a really common conflict in marriage…the face-off between those who want to talk and those who want silence. Dah dah daaaaaaaah..here we go. So the other night went like this. My husband gets home I'm making dinner and

Is your relationship making you insecure?

So we've all been there. I know I've been there before...in a relationship where you start to wonder why you feel so insecure. In a relationship like this you start to constantly question yourself: Am I crazy..I didn't think I was...but maybe I am? Did I make a big deal over nothing? Am I being dramatic?

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