5 Ways to Make the Man You Love Happy

Watch my YouTube video here! When we think about what elicits the emotion of happiness, it typically involves some sort of instant gratification, or the receipt of something tangible. But I've learned that when it comes to truly loving someone, it should have nothing to do with what we receive because when our lover stops [...]

Forged in Steel: 4 Goals to Create More Peace, Joy, and Love in Your Relationship

It's been a long time since I actually watched my husband get ready for work in the morning.  On the rare occasion he has to leave the house before me, I typically burrow myself in blankets and pillows to block out the light and noise. But this morning, while watching my husband put gel in his hair, [...]

Buyer Beware: 3 Traits All Women Think They Want in a Man

Over the years I've had a lot of conversations with girlfriends about the qualities they want in a man. While answers vary, I've heard a lot of "standard" answers that I think all women can agree that they want. What is interesting is that I have personally witnessed friends find a partner with some of these "standards", but [...]