This Valentine’s Day, are you still feeling the spark you first felt when you fell for your sweetheart? If not, recommit to your marriage today! Dr. Rob tells you how.read more
Already failing at your new year’s resolutions? Odds are you’re not alone! Check out Dr. Rob’s latest article to learn how to set goals successfully.read more
Happy marriages don’t simply happen. Rather, they are the result of consistent effort and intentional decisions to nourish the relationship.read more
“I Want to Hold Your Hand” Some months back my wife and I went to a local concert with a Beatles tribute band. Not surprisingly, one of their featured songs that evening was the 1964 hit “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” I left this concert with two main takeaways. First,...read more
We’ve all had those friends who are stuck in miserable marriages. Maybe we’re even stuck in one ourselves! But are we really stuck? Except for cases of tremendous trauma (such as abuse, infidelity, and neglect), the way out is not as hard as it may seem. We actually...read more
You women are fantastic at giving each other compliments. I hear it all the time at the office and in my classrooms. It is not uncommon at all to hear remarks such as: “Cute shoes!” “I love your new haircut!” “You’ve lost weight haven’t you? You look great!” There...read more
The “soul mate myth” is a well beloved myth indeed. Those that hold this expectation generally believe that there is one, and only one, right person to marry – their soul mate.
The idea of a soul mate is quite a romantic notion and has been the plot of countless cherished books and movies. But, please pay attention to me – this myth is incredibly dangerous. Let me explain!read more
We read about love, watch movies about love, popular songs are about love, and we even devote a holiday to love.
But do we really know how to love?read more
How Do You React When Your Spouse “Messes UP”?
In various ways your spouse has let you down in the past and, at least periodically, will disappoint you in the future. And, frankly, you have and will let them down as well. We all make mistakes!read more
Is sugar hurting your marriage? It was trying to harm mine! Do you have a sweet-tooth? Do your breakfast cereals come in two varieties (pre-sweetened and “post-sweetened”)? Can you sometimes relate a bit too easily to the “Buddy the Elf diet”? I had such a...read more