When Desires Don’t Match

When couples marry they rightly expect that there will be a willing participation in a shared life together across a range of activities including sexual intimacy, intimate conversation and parenting for example.

When Desires Don’t Match2015-01-12T14:10:51+11:00

My Many Marriages

We all understand that our marriages go through their ups and downs, but we often don’t appreciate that they also go through fundamental changes over the years. We have come to realise

My Many Marriages2017-03-09T12:36:40+11:00

Loving Smarter

How can an otherwise intelligent man be such a dumb lover? For over twenty years I have bought my wife those very expensive chocolates to show her I love her, only to

Loving Smarter2015-01-15T14:57:22+11:00

BreakThrough Workshop – Aug 10, Pennant Hills, Sydney

>Identify your conflict triggers. >Learn strategies to de-escalate an argument. >Understand what the real issues are. >Find constructive ways to re-establish connection.   All couples go through periods where their relationship is strained.

BreakThrough Workshop – Aug 10, Pennant Hills, Sydney2015-01-15T14:59:36+11:00

Two of Us: Patterns Between Us

Understanding and working with our imperfect relationship. Reflect Separately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions. Write some notes so that you can share more fully with your spouse.

Two of Us: Patterns Between Us2015-01-15T14:59:44+11:00

Marrying the ‘Right’ Person

We came across a really interesting article the other day - You Never Marry the Right Person, By Timothy Keller. The author makes some really great points. Firstly, the Soul Mate

Marrying the ‘Right’ Person2020-01-21T12:29:35+11:00

Truth on Tap 2012

SmartLoving: Relationships that really work from dating to marriage Last week, Francine and Byron Pirola spoke to the youth at Truth on Tap in the Brookvale pub. They addressed key issues surrounding

Truth on Tap 20122015-01-15T15:02:24+11:00

SmartLoving Keys

On a mission to love… Every couple wants to avoid divorce and get along without too many fights. A successful marriage however, is much more than just this; it is a life-long

SmartLoving Keys2015-01-15T15:05:21+11:00