Sticks and Stones: Communication in Relationships

Sticks and Stones: Communication in Relationships

Premarital Communication That little rhyme about sticks and stones is pure misinformation probably devised by denial and sustained by hopefulness. In reality if your partner said, “You’re stupid and your opinion doesn’t matter” then chances are you’ll be hurt pretty badly. These types of words are direct and overtly inappropriate. However, it is more subtle […]

Love Beyond the Hype

Love Beyond the Hype

Loving your partner is an obvious component of a happy marriage. Premarital counseling focuses on liking your partner beyond the hype of engagement stories, marriage plans, and the novelty of a new life together. Loving beyond the hype is a less obvious component for many couples. After the glitter settles and the wedding gifts stop […]