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Most of us have normal marriages. Not perfect marriages and not Charlie Manson type marriages. Just normal marriages that are both fun and frustrating. The purpose of this blog is to help you enjoy your less-than-perfect normal marriage."

How Parenting Can Improve Partnering

By Bret Legg 104| June 7, 2018

In my last post (How Partnering Can Improve Parenting,) we looked at how improving your marriage could improve your parenting. It stressed the importance of making sure your partnering takes … Read moreHow Parenting Can Improve Partnering

How Partnering Can Improve Parenting

By Bret Legg 104| May 25, 2018

We don’t often think of how parenting can improve partnering. Usually, we think of just the opposite…how parenting makes partnering harder. We instantly think of all the demands parenting makes on … Read moreHow Partnering Can Improve Parenting

3 Questions for an Ailing Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| May 15, 2018

I’ve discovered three questions you can use to diagnose an ailing marriage. I would like to tell you I discovered these questions while completing my graduate degree in Marriage and … Read more3 Questions for an Ailing Marriage

Trick Questions and Expectations in Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| April 23, 2018

Trick questions can be…well…tricky. For instance, how would you answer this question: “Have you stopped beating your spouse?” Answering this question is tricky, because if you agree, it sounds like … Read moreTrick Questions and Expectations in Marriage

How Parents Can Bring Out the Best in Their Teenagers

By Bret Legg 104| April 5, 2018

In my last post, How Teenagers Bring Out the Worst in Their Parents, I talked abut the very difficult job of raising teenagers, and how it can effect parents. In … Read moreHow Parents Can Bring Out the Best in Their Teenagers

How Teenagers Bring Out the Worst in Their Parents

By Bret Legg 104| March 29, 2018

I typically write posts focused on marriage, but this post is going to veer more into the area of parenting. Specifically, parenting teenagers, and more specifically, how teenagers bring out the … Read moreHow Teenagers Bring Out the Worst in Their Parents

Getting Over the Wall of Resentment

By Bret Legg 104| March 23, 2018

Resentment can be like a wall that separates spouses, and the longer the wall stays up, the harder it is to get over it. Walls of resentment can become so … Read moreGetting Over the Wall of Resentment

Marital Drift and How to Stop It.

By Bret Legg 104| March 15, 2018

Have you ever had the experience of looking at your spouse in thinking, “We use to be so close. How did we drift apart? What happened?” If you have, you … Read moreMarital Drift and How to Stop It.

Do You Really Want a Better Marriage?

By Bret Legg 104| March 8, 2018

Do you really want a better marriage? Sounds like a stupid question, doesn’t it? Who wouldn’t want a better marriage? No one wants their marriage to be bad, yet so … Read moreDo You Really Want a Better Marriage?

What If We Built Our Marriage On Pooh?

By Bret Legg 104| February 15, 2018

Winnie the Pooh is a classic in children’s literature. As young children, we listened to adults read the great adventures of Pooh and his friends. As older children, we sat … Read moreWhat If We Built Our Marriage On Pooh?