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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."

The List – Be Parental With Your Spouse

By Bret Legg 104| July 29, 2021

Note: We are currently in a series called “The List.” The list refers to a list of ways you can lose your marriage and is based on information gleaned from … Read more

The List – Stop Showing Appreciation

By Bret Legg 104| July 21, 2021

Note: We are currently in a series called “The List.” The list refers to a list of ways you can lose your marriage and is based on information gleaned from … Read more

The List – Let Your Personality Override Your Responsibility

By Bret Legg 104| July 8, 2021

Note: We are currently in a series called “The List.” The list refers to a list of ways you can lose your marriage and is based on information gleaned from … Read more

The List – Don’t Deal With Your Past Trauma

By Bret Legg 104| July 1, 2021

Note: We are currently in a series called “The List.” The List refers to a list of ways you can lose your marriage and is based on information gleaned from … Read more

The List – Put Your Kids Ahead of Your Spouse

By Bret Legg 104| June 23, 2021

Note: We are currently in a series called “The List.” The list refers to a list of ways you can lose your marriage, and is based on information gleaned from … Read more

The List – Stop Spending Time Together

By Bret Legg 104| June 17, 2021

Some time ago, I spent a few days thinning out over 20 years of counseling files. As I went through each individual file, it was like a trip down memory … Read more

How to be Happy with a Less-Than-Perfect Marriage

By Bret Legg 104| June 10, 2021

MY MISTAKE When I served as a minister to single adults, I’m afraid I made a serious mistake. No, I didn’t have an illicit relationship with someone or misappropriate funds. … Read more

Being Married is Like Playing Poker

By Bret Legg 104| June 3, 2021

I’M NOT A GAMBLER I’m not much of a gambler. Never have been. It’s not that I have some moral stance against gambling. I’ve just never felt the need to … Read more

Some Things About Growing Old Together…

By Bret Legg 104| May 27, 2021

THE ROMANTIC When people (particularly young people) are getting married, they post things on social media like… “I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you.” “You … Read more

How to Love Two Spouses

By Bret Legg 104| May 20, 2021

No, this post is not about polygamy or sister wives. It’s just that sometimes it can feel like you’re married to two spouses at the same time; the one you … Read more