Category Archives: Emotional Fulfillment

Being The Safe Place For Your Marriage During Infidelity

Shattered Couple

  “Everybody is looking for validation, no matter who you are, and I think that’s a need of the human condition – to look for affection or recognition or validation.” – Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Being The Safe Place For Your … Continue reading

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For Better Or Worse: Marriage Vows Are For The Hard Times

Married Couple

Several years ago, I wrote an article titled “So Did You Mean It When You Said,” asking if you were serious when you vowed, “For better or for worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and health,” and so forth. It remains, … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: How Making Demands Destroys Love

Couple Arm Wrestling

We all have needs: both physical and emotional. Some of these needs are met through other people, particularly in intimate relationships. We become quickly frustrated when our needs are not met. When our needs are not met for a length … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Compatibility in Marriage

Compatibility in Marriage

Compatibility. Sounds so good. It’s a dream we all have, to find that one special person who will mesh with every part of our lives. Someone who will be there when we need them, laugh at our jokes, understand when … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Love Takes Time

Love Takes Time

In the day-to-day stress of our lives, we often forget that love takes time. The alarm goes off and you hit the snooze one last time, until finally you begin the day five minutes behind schedule. At 5:45 am. In … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Honesty In Marriage

Honesty In Marriage

Honesty in marriage is perhaps one of the most basic requirements for long-term success. Without honesty, problems that may destroy the relationship can lie hidden for years, building momentum, creating blocks to intimacy, and then suddenly surfacing larger than life … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: The Myth of Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Many of us want to believe in unconditional love, as George Strait proclaims it in his perennially popular song, Our Love Is Unconditional: Our love is unconditional, we knew it from the start. I see it in your eyes, you … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: The Marital Fidelity Health Check

Marital Fidelity

The Marital Fidelity Health Check is one of the classic articles from Save Your Marriage Central’s founder Penny Tupy that Marriage Advocates is very proud to feature. In this article, Penny provides a valuable tool to evaluate the health of … Continue reading

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Marriage Is A Team Sport: Becoming A Team Player

Young Baseball Player Waiting on Sidelines

Are you a team player? Successfully overcoming problems in a marriage is more often than not related to the ability of both spouses to see the marriage as something bigger than either one of them, and even bigger than the … Continue reading

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So You Want To Improve Your Marriage: Avoiding Common Mistakes

Couple On A Beach At Sunset

You want to improve your marriage, or are at least considering it. How do I know? Well, I assume you are reading this article for a reason. First, please know that you are not alone. Many people – both men … Continue reading

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