Tony Jeary, a professional public speaker, proclaims a philosophy on life that, if headed seriously, would improve the marriages, families, careers and overall course of life for a large percentage of people. What is that philosophy? It contains two major aspects. Principle #2 – Series of Presentations The parent of a 15-year-old knows that, when
Us counselor types are always trying to find ways to help people see the value of marriage preparation and relationship education, because it seems like it’s getting harder and harder to create and sustain healthy marriages. In our increasingly complex world, our emotional bandwidth is filled with so many mixed messages about romance and love.
Dr. Joy, one of the central professors for my doctoral studies, often talked about the need for families to have a non-anxious presence. The more he explained, the more it sounded like pure common sense. Over time I found the concept of a non-anxious presence basic to healthy people and healthy relationships. Scream Free Marriage
Caring Capacity “You don’t care, do you?”, “Who Cares?”, “I don’t care!”: Such phrases usually express discouragement or disdain. Pause and think about it. Can you remember an instance in which you said, or someone said to you, “I don’t care!” What brought that about? What happened as a result of that declaration? When was
When I am at a wedding, I can’t help but wonder what the bride and groom are thinking their married life will be like at that point. For most, wedding day is like entering a fairy tale, leaving everyday reality behind. All the hard work and preparations pay off, and the ceremony is beautiful (although