That Romantic Atmosphere

On Friday afternoon we went on a bush walk with Byron’s work colleagues. Although we were with other people, we so enjoyed the time together. Walking is remarkably therapeutic for us…

That Romantic Atmosphere2021-06-18T14:20:45+10:00

Deep Impact Conversations

“How was your day?” It’s one of the most common questions couples ask each other and either leads to a dead-end response like, “fine” or “busy” (which usually means “I don’t

Deep Impact Conversations2021-05-16T10:14:18+10:00

Projects for Lockdown Couples

A few months ago, most couples would have dismissed the idea of a couple project as simply a cute idea for which there was no real need. With Netflix over-exposure and

Projects for Lockdown Couples2020-05-15T16:28:18+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

St Valentine’s Day 2015

This post is reposted from The Australian Catholic Marriage & Family Council In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer

St Valentine’s Day 20152020-01-21T15:06:21+11:00

A Marriage in Trouble

Stepping Out of the Blender: The Keys of Successful Blended Families Chuck and Melinda were both married and divorced before meeting each other.  Married to each other for 5 years, they

A Marriage in Trouble2021-01-05T13:57:15+11:00

Pope Francis Marrying Sinners Is No Surprise

Last month Pope Francis seemed to shock the world by marrying twenty couples in a ceremony at St Peter’s Basilica. Aside from the fact that Popes don’t get the opportunity to preside

Pope Francis Marrying Sinners Is No Surprise2015-01-15T14:53:21+11:00

Why Marriages Fail

Why Marriages Fail:  And How to Make Sure Yours Doesn’t Allan and Jen asked me to do some marriage preparation counseling with them. Both Catholics, and both from divorced homes, they

Why Marriages Fail2021-01-05T13:58:44+11:00

The Grandfather Clause

                Tom and Gina just had their first child, a baby boy named Christopher.  Both Tom and Gina’s parents were overjoyed.  In particular, Karen, Gina’s mom,

The Grandfather Clause2015-01-15T14:54:03+11:00
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