Marriage Blog: “It’s just not me.”

We’ve all used it to get out of things we don’t want to do. “Do you want to ride the roller coaster?” “No. It’s just not me.” “Do you want to try escargot?” “No.  It’s just not me.” “Do you like country music? “No. It’s just not me. It’s kind of our nice way of telling peopleContinue reading “Marriage Blog: “It’s just not me.””

Marriage Series: Catchphrases – “Don’t worry about it!”

My sole goal of this week’s marriage blog is simple:  I want you to stop saying “Don’t worry about it!” Two weeks ago we began a new series entitled “Marital Catchphrases” in which we look at the random phrases we toss out almost flippantly to our spouses while potentially losing the meaning behind the words. The scripture forContinue reading “Marriage Series: Catchphrases – “Don’t worry about it!””

Marriage Series: Catchphrases – Stop saying “I’m Sorry!”

My sole goal of this week’s marriage blog is simple:  I want you to stop saying “I’m sorry.” Relax…get ya some tea (Moroccan is my fav)…and I’ll explain. Two weeks ago we began a new series entitled “Marital Catchphrases” in which we look at the random phrases we toss out almost flippantly to our spouses whileContinue reading “Marriage Series: Catchphrases – Stop saying “I’m Sorry!””

New Series: Marital Catchphrases – “Yes Dear!”

Proverbs 13:3 “Careful words make for a careful life; careless talk may ruin everything.” (The Message) I’ll share with you a secret about my marriage. Anne and I talk in “catchphrases” from TV show and movies.  I don’t know when it began, but somewhere early in our 15 years of marriage, phrases from favorite shows andContinue reading “New Series: Marital Catchphrases – “Yes Dear!””