Hotspot Articles: Marriage Tips

Most people spend years preparing for a successful career but little to no time preparing for a successful marriage. These articles can help your training.


Couples Retreats Texas | Best Marriage Conference 2017!

I've received 100's of hours of training for my career.....correct! I've received 100's of hours of training for my marriage.....wrong!   Have you ever noticed how many hours of training you've had for your career? Most people have gone to college on some level, whether for an Associates, Bachelors, or beyond. In addition, most people have... Read More »


Romantic Getaways in NC | Best 2017!

Falling in love is easy....yes Staying in love is easy....no   If only it was as easy to stay in love as it was to fall in love. For the most part, falling in love with someone is effortless. We feel emotional and physical attraction towards them, we have regular positive interactions, we spend lots of quality time togother and before we... Read More »


Romantic Getaways in Colorado | Best 2017!

You find your soul mate You fall madly in love You live happily ever after.....right?    Wrong. Maintaining a happy marriage takes a lot of work. Our life can be thought of as a fishbowl. Often, we start by putting pebbles in the fish bowl first that feel urgent, such as earning money, developing a career, kids activities, hobbies,... Read More »


Romantic Getaways in Texas | Best 2017!

We pursue careers, our marriage gets less attention. We have children, our marriage gets less attention. We have a home to take care of, our marriage gets less attention.....see the pattern?   If we aren't careful, our marriage will become less and less of a priority over time. Therefore, you owe it to one another to have a romantic getway... Read More »


Pornography Statistics & Addiction | Read Today!

Pornography Statistics & Addiction | Read Today!

With the onslaught of the internet and then mobile phones, we now have access to pornography 24 hours a day right in our pocket. The three "A's" of addiction are accessibility, affordability, and anonymity and porn provides all three. Consequently, porn addiction has exploded over the last decade and pornography statistics are through the roof. In... Read More »


Couples Tend To Be Happier With Equal Workloads | Relationship Advice Video

Couples Tend To Be Happier With Equal Workloads | Relationship Advice Video

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Work is a part of life and takes many forms. Raising children is work, paying all the bills is work, taking care of the home and cars is work, working for an employer is work. The problem can arise when one spouse starts feeling like they are working much more than the other. If this persists for an extended period of time resentment usually... Read More »


Introvert vs Extrovert | Here's The Differences!

Introvert vs Extrovert | Here's The Differences!

God has given each of us a unique temperament. Roughly 50% of our temperament comes from our genetics (we're born with it) and roughly 50% comes from our environmental experiences growing up. These variations in our temperament can be both a blessing and a curse when it comes to developing successful marriages. One temperament difference is... Read More »


Brokenness | Top 16 Ways It May Be Impacting Your Relationship

Brokenness | Top 16 Ways It May Be Impacting Your Relationship

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D. & Michelle Graham

What is brokenness? Brokenness is the flawed condition of humanity that creates a propensity  for people to hurt themselves and others.     One of the facts of being human is that we don’t always get things right. Romans 3:10 says that not one of us is righteous. That’s a pretty heavy accusation, but the sad part... Read More »


As Iron Sharpens Iron | Helping Your Partner Change

As Iron Sharpens Iron | Helping Your Partner Change

by Cal Henze

  Wouldn’t it be nice if every marriage started with both partners first achieving complete emotional, mental and spiritual health so "as iron sharpens iron" wasn't necessary? If they each spent time learning the skills to be a gentle, nurturing and kind person and mastered the ability to deeply love and connect with each other and with... Read More »


Unforgiveness | Five Steps To Reverse It Today!

Unforgiveness | Five Steps To Reverse It Today!

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D. and Michelle Graham

What is unforgiveness? Unforgiveness is holding hurt, anger, or animosity towards another person for something they have done to you intentionally or unintentionally.   Have you ever seen someone try to help an injured animal? It can be a nerve-wracking experience. It’s a well-known fact that hurt animals – even the most... Read More »


Marriage Counseling | Couples Therapy

Marriage Counseling | Couples Therapy

Marriage can be overwhelming at times for a variety of reasons. Thankfully, marriage counseling can turn your relationship around. Welcome to my practice, providing marriage counseling and couples therapy near Longmont, CO.  Wondering who I am? I have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. I'm a Licensed Psychologist in Colorado. I'm on the... Read More »


Couples Retreats | Colorado Marriage Refresh-Denver | Best 2017!

Couples Retreats | Colorado Marriage Refresh-Denver | Best 2017!

Searching for the best couples retreats or Christian marriage retreats?  Attend the Colorado Marriage Refresh! It provides an ideal blend of Scripture, clinical experience, marital research, and personal testimony to transform your relationship into God's ideal! Our marriage retreat is available live in Denver, CO or online to watch anywhere... Read More »


Three Ways to Make Your Relationships Easier

Three Ways to Make Your Relationships Easier

by Michelle Graham

Humans are relational beings, so the closer we are to the people we love, the better we tend to feel about life. And then we throw in jobs, busy weekends, pets, kids, extended family, and hobbies, and suddenly all that meaning feels just out of reach. Whatever happened to the easy relationships of elementary school, where fights were solved during... Read More »


Developing a Happy Christian Marriage in Three Steps

Developing a Happy Christian Marriage in Three Steps

by ChristianCrush Team

Fewer people are getting married and more are getting divorced. For all intents and purposes, marriage is failing as an institution. Yet is it really a failing, or is it just a redefinition? Honestly, it’s too easy to say that the institution is a total loss. Thousands of couples get married every month. If marriage really was in a... Read More »


Love and Respect | We all crave it!

Love and Respect | We all crave it!

by ChristianCrush Team

Equality is a huge subject in politics today. All we ever seem to talk about is whether we are all equal or not, whether it’s in the workforce, at school, in social circles, or in a marriage. One of the simplest ways to gain equal footing in a marriage is to earn some kind of college degree. New studies show that equality might not be such a... Read More »


Three Qualities To Cultivate

Three Qualities To Cultivate

by ChristianCrush Team

Far, far away, in a distant land called My Middle School Experience, I had a bubbly, happy teacher fresh from a summer wedding. Of course my class absolutely had to know how our teacher met her husband. The answer surprised us so much that to this day I can feel the shock in the room.   “I prayed over a list,” she said.  A... Read More »


Christian Marriage Infographics

Christian Marriage Infographics

by ChristianCrush Team

Marriage traditions tell us that when two people are married, they become one unit. It might seem strange that, not only do two individuals become one flesh, they also tend to experience the same things as other married couples do. Scientists see that there is a pattern in almost every marriage, and once you recognize the pattern in your own... Read More »


Four Ways To Keep Your Relationship On Track

Four Ways To Keep Your Relationship On Track

by ChristianCrush Team

Friends who mean well can be worse than people who have an actual vendetta. Whether you’ve been in a relationship for a while or are getting your feet wet with a new romance, it seems like everyone has something to say about it.   One of the most famous relationship proverbs is to never go to bed angry. For some couples, however, this... Read More »


Three Ways to Survive Romance and Graduate School

Three Ways to Survive Romance and Graduate School

by ChristianCrush Team

Learning and marriage usually go hand-in-hand, but grad school adds a completely different layer of education to a couple’s life. It means finding that tricky balance between being responsible where it comes to homework, and being present where it comes to your relationship. Unfortunately, many couples have to discover this on the fly. Some... Read More »


Common Challenges and Solutions to Blended  Families

Common Challenges and Solutions to Blended Families

by ChristianCrush Team

Calling a family “blended” can often seem like a euphemism for wishful thinking. Not only do many families have to deal with any stigma that came from divorce, when it’s time to combine households, it’s hard to decide what stays and what goes. It’s the fashion now for blended families to live near one another, though... Read More »


Three Ways to Fight Our Divorce Culture

Three Ways to Fight Our Divorce Culture

by ChristianCrush Team

The day you get married, you’re that much closer to getting a divorce. At least, that’s what the world says. Divorce rates are higher than they have ever been, and very few people seem to treat marriage with the same kind of respect as before. Some, like Dr. Shermer-Sellers, believe that modern culture makes marriage fragile. Back in... Read More »


Selfless Love | Four Ways To Achieve it Today

Selfless Love | Four Ways To Achieve it Today

by ChristianCrush Team

There are plenty of things to argue about. Goals, religion, careers, money, chores, friends – the list goes on and on. It’s no wonder that it can be so tricky to find unconditional love. Imagine a dinner party where your significant other gets deep into a controversial conversation topic.  Then the person you love says something... Read More »


Christian Sex | Top 6 Steps to Fulfillment Within Marriage!

Christian Sex | Top 6 Steps to Fulfillment Within Marriage!

What is Christian sex? Christian sex is the union between a husband and wife within marriage. It entails the complete consummation of body, soul, and spirit as the couple fully becomes one.   Check Out The Best Couples Bible Study Here!   Money and sex tend to be the top two areas for marital strife. Of the two, sexual problems... Read More »


Marital Affairs: Causes and Solutions

Marital Affairs: Causes and Solutions

by Wyatt Fisher Psy.D.

 “Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body” (1 Corinthians 6:18, NIV).  The Bible is clear about the dangers of sexual sin yet all throughout history people have had marital affairs. Without question, one of the quickest ways to... Read More »


Covenant Marriages | Why They Are Essential!

Covenant Marriages | Why They Are Essential!

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

As many know, the divorce rate is roughly 50% for both Christians and non-Christians. Consequently, Christian singles are often frightened to enter marital commitment because they don’t want to become another statistic. To help ensure this doesn’t happen, it’s important to unpack our current state of divorce and strive towards... Read More »


The Destruction of Porn

The Destruction of Porn

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Our culture is becoming more morally bankrupt each year. Ethical standards continue to decrease as previously considered inappropriate material is being allowed through music, advertisements, TV shows, movies, etc.  People who oppose this “loosening” of moral standards are often labeled negative terms, such as prude, rigid,... Read More »


Spiritual Intimacy | You Are Wired For It

Spiritual Intimacy | You Are Wired For It

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Cultivating spiritual intimacy should be a major focus for Christian couples. The Bible tells us to continually focus on Christ and His lordship in our life. Therefore, we must pursue Him within all of our relationships, especially our romantic ones.   One of the most important steps in cultivating spiritual intimacy is dating and marrying... Read More »


Cherish Your Partner

Cherish Your Partner

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Learning how to cherish your partner is critical. Also, the earlier Christian singles discover the importance of cherishing, the more likely they will continue this healthy practice after saying "I do." The following four methods are wonderful ways to begin.   1-Cherish them through prayer   First, cherish your partner through prayer. Read More »


Words of Affirmation for Men

Words of Affirmation for Men

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

God made men and women differently and being sensitive to those differences is critical for relationship success. Words of affirmation for men is a top need. At their core, men want to feel like champions, like the knight in shining armor, and the warrior on the battle field. They desperately desire to feel masculine and worthy as a man. Instead,... Read More »


Physical Attraction | How Important Should It Be?

Physical Attraction | How Important Should It Be?

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Physical Attraction tends to be a major need for both men and women during the Christian dating phase and on into marriage. God made us visual, meaning that what we see with our eyes can have a very powerful impact on our psyche. The stimulus we view can be burned into our memory for hours, days, and even years. Therefore, what we see in our visual... Read More »


Sexual Intimacy and Marriage

Sexual Intimacy and Marriage

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Men crave sexual intimacy to the same degree that women crave emotional intimacy. God created us to be sexual beings and to enjoy sexual union within the context of marriage. When speaking to a newlywed couple in the Song of Solomon, God admonishes them to, “…Drink and imbibe deeply, O lovers” (5:1, NASB). For most men, sexual... Read More »


Christian Marriages and Initiation

Christian Marriages and Initiation

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Within Christian marriages, most women desire their husbands to be strong initiators. Being an initiator can be broken down into three parts; spiritual, marital, and individual. Most Christian women want their spouse to be the spiritual initiator of the family. Being the spiritual initiator means bringing Christ into the home on several levels. ... Read More »


Financial Peace Within Marriage

Financial Peace Within Marriage

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Becoming educated on women's needs is critical for every man. However, most men are not taught these important lessons and enter relationships with "guessing" at what will make their partner happy. There are always exceptions to the rule and individuals who do not match the norm; however, most women in marriage desire financial peace. Women tend to... Read More »