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March-April Couples Workshops

                              A WORKSHOP FOR COUPLES   A Doorway to Deeper Intimacy:Challenges and Conflicts in Relationship March 23rd – 7-10 pm  in Denver, Colorado                                Or April 14th1-4 PM Boulder , Colorado                              Or   April 27th 7-10pm    Denver, Colorado All couples face challenges. The foundation of your relationship is the effort and work in the face of those challenges. Taking time to focus purposefully on your relationship is a prerequisite for a stable and thriving partnership. Join us for an evening of exploration into the inevitable conflicts we face in relationship and how they are a bridge to … Continue reading

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Marriage Tips

10 Tips to Build a Healthy Marriage Created by: infozooms | Last Updated: 07/24/2010 1. Find common interests Although it is important to have interests of your own, in order to build a healthy marriage, it is equally important that you and your spouse find activities that you can enjoy together. For example, golfing, walking, fishing, traveling, photography or cooking. Schedule days and times for these activities. 2. Hug and kiss According to some experts, we each need a minimum of three hugs a day! A hug releases tension and sends a “feel good” message. Kissing releases oxytocin, which draws … Continue reading

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Let me not…

Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds by William Shakespeare Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove. O no, it is an ever-fixèd mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wand’ring bark, Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken. Love’s not Time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle’s compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it … Continue reading

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Newlyweds: Communication Tips for a Healthy Marriage

Working as a team to develop healthy communication habits will bring you and your husband closer together and help you to fulfill the real purpose of marriage – for two people to become one, rather than for one person to be working against the other. By Jennie Lee Williams – Wed, Feb 16, 2011 11:36 AM PST Some of the worst times in my marriage are when my husband and I seem to lose all sense of effective communication – getting defensive, talking in circles, rolling our eyes, speaking in a hurtful tone of voice, and altogether feeling as though … Continue reading

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Pre-Marriage Checklist

Checklist before Marriage February 13, 2007 by Toheed Aslam There’s an old saying, “Marriage is a school in which the pupil learns too late.” If we aren’t ready for marriage or if we choose a poor marriage partner, this can be very true. Yet for most people, it doesn’t have to be. To be sure that it isn’t, we need to do three things. First, we need to be prepared to be a reasonably mature, emotionally healthy, and spiritually committed spouse. Second, we need to select a mate who is ready to be a reasonably mature, emotionally healthy, and spiritually … Continue reading

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