Marriage on Fire

At the time of writing fires are still blazing across the Australian landscape with many tragedies of life and property lost. Even if not directly impacted, many of us have friends,

Marriage on Fire2020-02-06T09:28:39+11:00

Retired, Extremely Dangerous

A few weeks ago, we watched the action comedy R.E.D. featuring Bruce Willis as retired black ops agent whose peaceful retirement is disrupted by a CIA order to eliminate him. The

Retired, Extremely Dangerous2019-12-13T16:11:23+11:00

Marriage is not a Partnership

Housework: It’s often a topic of debate among couples, and truth be told, we’ve had our own dramas in this area over the years. We have very different values and expressions

Marriage is not a Partnership2019-10-18T17:18:09+11:00

Our Many Marriages

People heading towards separation and divorce often tell long-time marriage educators, Byron & Francine Pirola, that they simply aren’t the same person as when they married. Their unspoken reaction to this

Our Many Marriages2020-01-03T13:39:31+11:00

Sleep Deprivation

Sleeping our way to a successful marriage Our granddaughter is three months old. She is pure delight and we are loving being Nonnina and Nonno. Naturally her parents are experiencing the

Sleep Deprivation2019-05-15T10:34:41+10:00

A marriage of contention

What seems hard in marriage is often doing us good A few weeks ago, we were invited to attend an event featuring Jordan Peterson. Curious to see this Canadian psychologist and

A marriage of contention2019-05-15T10:39:33+10:00

Incompatible Expectations

I wasn’t Expecting that! Over the last few columns we’ve been exploring how our formation in our family of origin continues to play out throughout our marriages. There are typically three

Incompatible Expectations2019-08-28T16:11:51+10:00