Rethinking Love

On July 27, 2016, Posted by , In George's Blog, marriage, By , With No Comments

Marriage is a gift from God and as such is inherently good–even when we don’t do it so well.  It is good because it originates in the goodness of God. That is important to remember when we find ourselves disappointed and prone to being critical, distant, and withholding.  When this…

What Makes for Real Communication?

On January 19, 2016, Posted by , In Counseling, By , , With No Comments

When couples come to my office for the first time and describe what is wrong in their relationship they often identify the problem as one of communication. I recognize this as an attempt to explain the distance, tension, and frustration they experience in their marriage. I can often assume their…