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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 Indifference Can Wreck a Dream and a Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| November 5, 2018

A Disturbing Dream The other night I had a disturbing dream. I don’t have many disturbing dreams, but this one shook me to my core. In my dream, my wife … Read moreHow Indifference Can Wreck a Dream and a Marriage

Things You Need to Know Before You Get Married…or Divorced

By Bret Legg 104| September 12, 2018

“I wish I had known this before I got married.” I hear this a lot as a counselor. Sometimes it’s said in jest, and sometimes it’s said in frustration. Before we … Read moreThings You Need to Know Before You Get Married…or Divorced

The Steps to a Great Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| August 31, 2018

The steps to a great marriage. You see a lot of titles like this if you spend any time on social media. Everyone is giving you three steps to this … Read moreThe Steps to a Great Marriage

How To Stay Together When Others Are Coming Apart

By Bret Legg 104| August 5, 2018

As a Teaching and Counseling Pastor, I come across marriages of all shapes, sizes, ages, and stages. There are those in the very beginning of their marriage. They have no … Read moreHow To Stay Together When Others Are Coming Apart

How the Heart of a Marriage Survives a Near Fatal Heart Surgery

By Bret Legg 104| July 26, 2018

In the following guest post by Debbie Latour, you will hear how a married couple faced a dangerous heart surgery and came out stronger in love, life, and faith. When … Read moreHow the Heart of a Marriage Survives a Near Fatal Heart Surgery

How To Be A Better Person

By Bret Legg 104| June 21, 2018

If you want to know how to be a better spouse and have a better marriage, it starts with learning how to be a better person. Right now, my spouse … Read moreHow To Be A Better Person

I Learned 3 Simple Marriage Rules From a Preschooler

By Bret Legg 104| June 14, 2018

Last weekend, I learned three simple marriage rules from a preschooler when I picked up my four-year-old granddaughter for a much needed date. It was a standard date for us: getting … Read moreI Learned 3 Simple Marriage Rules From a Preschooler

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