5 Secrets to Marriage Longevity

5 Secrets to Marriage Longevity “What’s your secret?” One of the most commonly asked questions that couples receive when asked to describe their long, healthy marriage. The fact of the matter is, however, that there isn’t just one secret to a happy marriage. In fact, there are several and they aren’t exactly secrets. It might

Forgiveness and the Key to Intimacy

  There are many ways we can open opportunity to intimacy.  One very commonly overlooked opportunity is forgiveness.  Misunderstandings, unmet expectations and hurt feelings are unavoidable in long-term relationships.  The key to unlocking the intimacy in these situations is how it is handled, and forgiveness. Trust and forgiveness go hand in hand.  However, how often

Spiritual Intimacy

Learning how to connect with your spouse or significant other through your faith is a remarkable way to cultivate intimacy on another level.  Even if you don't necessarily share beliefs. Sharing what we believe in, our faith and our deep thoughts about a governing power over this world can be a deeply vulnerable conversation.  What

Spiritual Intimacy

Learning how to connect with your spouse or significant other through your faith is a remarkable way to cultivate intimacy on another level.  Even if you don't necessarily share beliefs. Sharing what we believe in, our faith and our deep thoughts about a governing power over this world can be a deeply vulnerable conversation.  What

Hidden Intimacy

  Hidden Intimacy    Technology shoulders a lot of the blame when it comes to losing the intimate connections in our relationships, and for good reason.  What if we turned the tables? What if we could open the doors to the best intimate connection we have ever had with our partner? What if we could

Emotional Intimacy – 5 Ways to Grow Intimacy Every Day

  Emotional Intimacy seems  simple and straight forward, but can be  surprisingly elusive.  Emotional intimacy can vary greatly from couple to couple, person to person and from one time to another. Emotional intimacy is the perception of closeness.  Emotionally intimate couples have a shared expectation of understanding, affirmation and sharing of personal feelings and bonding.