Spring Wedding

February 20, 2013

Another season is upon us with fresh blossoms, scented air, and butterflies to delight our senses. Will you choose a high-fashion wedding or a slow-stepping good time? Either way, or somewhere in-between, make sure your day is exactly as you want it to be. And by the way, while you are choosing your dress or […]

Tips for the Groom….

January 13, 2013

Dear Grooms, So, you’ve made it past the third date, met her parents, she’s met your parents, and you’re pretty sure she really likes you.  A year later, you’ve shared intimate moments and spoken words of love—why you’ve even asked her to marry you and she said, “Yes”.   She is proudly wearing your engagement […]

Tips to finding your wedding officiant.

January 10, 2013

Many couples I speak with wait until the last minute to find the person who will actually make the ceremony legal.  That’s right, it isn’t the marriage license folks that makes the marriage legal, it is when the minister, rabbi, justice of the peace, or officiant pronounces you as man and wife.   All officiants (those […]

When your wedding plans seem to fall apart…

January 7, 2013

The bride who is hardest hit when something does not follow “the plan” is the bride who believes she is in total control.  Oh, I understand.  It’s your wedding.  Your wedding will go according to your plans because you used a wedding checklist…right?  So when your bridesmaid who is going to do your makeup does […]

Magical or Tragical Wedding?

November 6, 2011

Most often, a bride and groom have ideas about their wedding that family members frown upon.  They don’t want to see their parental units throwing a hissy-fit, so the happy bride and groom cave-in to keep the peace. If this sounds familiar, read on. I know you don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings, but after […]

Love Language of Words of Affirmation

October 4, 2011

The language of love to be discussed today is Words of Affirmation.  Words of Affirmation validate the one receiving these words of appreciation.  Validation is ultimately important to the one whose primary love language is Words of Affirmation. Encouraging (Inspiring) Words: All of us have moments in our lives when we lack courage; and when […]

Language of Love: Physical Touch

September 26, 2011

Physical touch is a power-filled love language; and for many it is the primary communicating vehicle for both receiving and giving love.  Many men will say that their love language is absolutely, without a doubt physical touch, when what they really mean is sex is foremost in their minds.  Sex, while a important aspect in […]

Expectancy and Expectations

September 11, 2011

I’ve been dealing with technical issues this week; my wireless hot spot, laptop, and cell phone. I was on the telephone with my wireless internet provider for over 2 hours on 2 different days.  On the first day, the customer service representative decided that the unit must be faulty, and, they sent me a new […]

Joys of Premarital Education

September 3, 2011

As an engaged couple sits gazing into their partners’ eyes answering questions in a premarital education class, I still sigh and smile. I know the part of the relationship they are in is one of deep biological passion and sweet heart-felt love. So much love is taken to the altar with physical feelings trailing along […]

I’m just not ready for love…

August 28, 2011

Love The One You’re With So many people tell me they got burned in their last relationship, which they thought was based on love, so they’re just not ready for another one. Or, they must not be lovable because they’re unable to make someone love them or maintain love for them. What I hear when […]