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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."

Developing a Thankful Attitude in Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| November 26, 2020

We all have things about our spouse we don’t like. Things like… How they leave their shoes lying around. How they make noise when they eat. How they tend to … Read more

It’s Marriage Not Magic!

By Bret Legg 104| November 19, 2020

I love a good magic show. As a kid, I would practice for hours learning sleight of hand magic. And now that I’m an adult and know it’s just a series … Read more

Why Did You Get Married?

By Bret Legg 104| November 12, 2020

WHY DO PEOPLE GET MARRIED? When I am counseling couples, I often ask them this question: “Why did you get married?“ The answers vary… I fell in love with them. … Read more

An Easy Way to Spice Up Your Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| November 5, 2020

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the phrase “spice up your marriage,” the first thing that comes to my mind is coming home from work and finding … Read more

Priming the Pump

By Bret Legg 104| October 29, 2020

THE FEELING Do you feel like you’re starving in your marriage? Maybe you’ve not admitted it to anyone. Perhaps you’ve tried to downplay it, rationalize it, or ignore it. But … Read more

How to Prioritize Partnering Over Parenting

By Bret Legg 104| October 22, 2020

In the last post, we talked about how parenting can take its toll on partnering. If you haven’t read that post, I encourage you to check it out. To quickly … Read more

How Parenting Can Take a Toll on Partnering

By Bret Legg 104| October 15, 2020

Parenting is supposed to be one of the most fulfilling experiences of your life. It’s supposed to bring spouses together. But without care and attention, just the opposite can happen. … Read more

Is Your Marriage Out of Focus?

By Bret Legg 104| October 8, 2020

When you go to have your eyes checked, the first thing they do is determine your focus. They want to know what you’re able to focus on and what you’re … Read more

What Can You Do If You’re Dissatisfied With Your Marriage?

By Bret Legg 104| October 1, 2020

If you’re dissatisfied with your spouse or your marriage, you’re not alone. As we saw in the last post, it’s not that uncommon. But the big question is, what do … Read more

Are You Dissatisfied With Your Marriage?

By Bret Legg 104| September 24, 2020

If you’ve been married for a while, maybe you’ve had this thought. It’s an unsettling thought that you’ve probably not said out loud, but it’s one you can’t seem to … Read more