Tag: resolving conflict with your spouse

Why You Shouldn’t Take Off Your Wedding Rings During a Fight

Why You Shouldn’t Take Off Your Wedding Rings During a Fight

Have you ever taken off your wedding rings during an argument with your spouse? I think I took my engagement ring off once during a fight before we got married. I can’t recall what the fight was about, or if I really took it off […]

I Used to Question If My Marriage Was Normal

I Used to Question If My Marriage Was Normal

Have you ever wondered if your marriage is “normal?” If so, you’re certainly not alone. Though I don’t have this thought anymore, I was reminded that I once did when someone from the modwife.co community reached out to me with similar thoughts.   Here’s a […]

6 Rules We Have in Our Marriage

6 Rules We Have in Our Marriage

I know what you’re thinking…“Marriage rules?!” Yes, you read that headline right. My husband and I have some light rules in our marriage. We didn’t, however, sit down one day and come up with these marriage rules. Most are unspoken courtesies, while others are intentional […]

This Is Why I Want My Husband to Be Stubborn

This Is Why I Want My Husband to Be Stubborn

My husband and I are both stubborn. We could both argue (and validly make) our points until we’re blue in the face. And, ya know what? I don’t think being stubborn in marriage is a bad thing.   One of the ugly truths I’ve learned […]

4 Ugly Truths I’ve Learned About Marriage

4 Ugly Truths I’ve Learned About Marriage

There are things that no one tells you about marriage. People say marriage is a blessing. They say to not go to bed angry and to put your spouse first. So, you take that tid-bit, and enter into marriage with glorious expectations of rainbows and […]

How We Stopped Miscommunicating About Sex

How We Stopped Miscommunicating About Sex

Lack of communication about sex will cause fights in a marriage – I know from experience. Fighting about sex used to happen often for my husband and I. One of us would want sex, not realizing the other didn’t. By the time we got in […]

Maximizing Happiness In Love With Communication

Maximizing Happiness In Love With Communication

Many relationship struggles stem from the failure to communicate. We must be open and honest with our partners – and allow them to do the same – to maximize happiness in our intimate relationships.  Sometimes the information we fail to communicate seems trivial, but the […]

5 Things That Will Take a Toll on Your Relationship

5 Things That Will Take a Toll on Your Relationship

In a perfect world, everything would go our way all of the time. But, we don’t live in a perfect world, and we do face hardships and outside stressors. Having my husband by my side as I dodge life’s bullets is a blessing and a […]

How to Quickly and Effectively Move Past an Argument

How to Quickly and Effectively Move Past an Argument

Disagreements are inevitable. It’s how we react in the moment of the disagreement that determines if we’ll be able to gracefully move past it or if it’s going to linger. I remember a time that an argument over a bottle of ketchup led to my […]

6 Truths to a Happy Marriage

6 Truths to a Happy Marriage

We’re two and a half years into our marriage, and I have already learned so much –  about myself, my husband and our relationship. I’ve probably learned more during this time than I did during our entire courtship. (Which was five years!) Maybe it’s because […]


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