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Your Bank Account

Every marriage has an invisible emotional bank account. We make deposits into the account through acts of kindness, words of admiration, gestures of support, and more. We make withdrawals from the account by moments of unkindness, harsh or unfair criticism, words or actions that trigger hurt feelings, and more.

Back to School

Classes are resuming this time of year, and so are ... mistakes.

Mistakes?

Positive Endings

Next time you and your spouse get into an argument, call the kids over to watch and listen.

(You're thinking: What? That's crazy!)

Our children learn to handle conflict by watching how others do it, particularly their parents.

(You're thinking: I don't want them to imitate us!)