Tag Archives: Interpersonal relationship
5 Keys to Success in Marriage

5 Keys to Success in Marriage

  There exists an age old question regarding which type of relationship style provides the best potential for a happy marriage.  What is the ideal blend of personalities, interests, backgrounds, experiences, and other characteristics that results in marital bliss?  There is not a single correct answer.  Couples manage to find success in marriage in all […]

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Basic Relationship Styles

Marriage experts identify three primary relationship styles that are common in our culture. Although sometimes different terms are employed, these three types of relationships are typically known as complimentary, symmetrical, and parallel. For existing marriages the style has already been established and it generally remains static throughout the relationship. However, awareness of the various styles […]

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Ancient Insights and Modern Explanations of Love

What is love? Is it an emotion or feeling? Is it a relationship state or status? Is it a choice or decision? The answer is: “Yes”… to all of the above! And each of these factors plays a significant role regarding love in marriage. While love is certainly multifaceted, there is a great deal of […]

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Managing Stress In Marriage

  Most people are aware of the injurious personal costs of stress – those that harm the individual.  However, we often do not consider the destructive interpersonal consequences – those that damage our relationships.  Concerning marriage, the effects of stress can certainly present many difficult challenges.  But, your marriage can survive – and even thrive […]

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