The Names we use Matter

Our second granddaughter finally has a name. Born over a month ago, her parents took their sweet, merry time before committing it to official record. In the interim, this bonny lass

The Names we use Matter2020-11-27T16:20:20+11:00

Change Reaction

It’s easy to see how couples get stuck when ‘being right’ has become a habit. Clinging to our ‘right to be right’ is like gangrene in a relationship....

Change Reaction2021-01-05T13:55:53+11:00

Marriage Lessons from a Dog Trainer 

A few months ago, our young Australian Shepherd went to doggie boot camp. Over five weeks she was trained by professional dog-handlers to walk calmly, socialise nicely and keep her focus under the pressure of distractions.  

Marriage Lessons from a Dog Trainer 2020-10-28T10:51:14+11:00

Three Ways to a Resilient Marriage

We’ve been hearing from many of our SmartLoving leaders around the world looking for help in supporting couples under stress. There’s certainly lots of stress going around with pandemic induced changes

Three Ways to a Resilient Marriage2020-09-04T10:10:21+10:00

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 Dangerous2020-08-03T11:48:01+10:00

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 Partnership2020-10-27T16:22:33+11:00