Marriage and Family'

The bonding aspects of shared humor

The bonding aspects of shared humor

Having a good sense of humor is an admirable trait. Most people enjoy a clever comment or a light-hearted quip even in times of distress, provided that it does not minimize the gravity of an unfortunate [...]

Protect your children from family disputes

Protect your children from family disputes

It is not uncommon for adults to have disparity of opinions, attitudes, preferences or interpretations of their mate’s thoughts and feelings, regardless of their love and respect for each other. Yet, children who observe dissonance between [...]

Cautiously use humor in your relationships

Cautiously use humor in your relationships

Many people find joy is using humor in their conversation with others. It is a method of bonding with those who are like-minded through affirming their mutual understanding and opinions about the subject, person, politics, religion, [...]

Ingredients for a lifetime of marital love

Ingredients for a lifetime of marital love

Given the high rate of divorce, some people assume that a lifetime of love is a hope but seldom a reality. Interestingly enough, this assumption is incorrect. The reality is that, indeed, about fifty percent of [...]

How to Keep Your Promises

How to Keep Your Promises

Modern society holds individuals to their words and expects promises to be honored as per the agreement between the parties. The content of the contract between individuals, groups, employers and employees or between a service provider [...]

Move lovingly from disagreement to compromise

Move lovingly from disagreement to compromise

The emotional arousal of arguing with another individual about any topic often increases both parties’ heart rate, fear, insistence level and competitiveness in attempting to persuade the other to change his/her position about a matter of [...]

Is love the sole core of a happy relationships?

Is love the sole core of a happy relationships?

For centuries, stories and myths about love mesmerized young girls and women in their quest for their beloved mate. Songs like “Love makes the world go around” “All it takes is love” and “Love conquers all” [...]

How to express discontent in a love relationship

How to express discontent in a love relationship

It is inevitable that even in the most connected, loving and intimate relationship, partners may occasionally encounter a disagreeable behavior, message or attitude of the mate that may be interpreted as unkind, hurtful or insensitive. How [...]