Entries by Gerry Dye

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in a Marriage (Part 1)

Whether you’re newly married or you’ve been married for 15 years, boundaries can be an important part of a thriving, healthy relationship. Couples who understand how to implement appropriate boundaries in their marriage will find themselves feeling that sense of security and trustworthiness needed in a relationship at all times. Remember, the ultimate goal of […]

Dealing with Pornography in Marriage (Part 2)

Research the many resources out there.  There are countless resources available online to help you find healing and hope. Here are just a few of many examples: Fight the New Drug Addiction Hope Covenant Eyes Partners of Sex Addicts Resource Center Please consult these and other resources. You don’t have to suffer through this alone […]

Dealing with Pornography in Marriage (Part 1)

The Ultimate Question: What Do You Do?  (For purposes of this article on pornography in marriage the assumption is that it is the husband struggling with the addiction, but pornography addiction is growing rapidly among women as well.)  When you discover your spouse has been involved with pornography it can be traumatic, to say the […]

How to Keep Resentment from Ruining Your Relationship

How to Keep Resentment from Ruining Your Relationship  What does it mean to resent someone? Here are some synonyms of resent to give you a better understanding: feel bitter about, be annoyed at, take offense at, harbor a grudge about. It’s probably not hard to think of the last time you felt resentful about something. […]

Is Forgiveness Synonymous with Trust?

  When someone you love or care about has deeply hurt you, it can be a complicated process restoring everything you once had back to what it used to be. Contrary to what many people think, complete reconciliation doesn’t come with these three words: I forgive you. Forgiveness is but a step in the process […]

Marriage Communication Problems and Solutions

Having marriage communication problems? Take the following quiz to help pinpoint a possible communication weak point. Your perceptions of what is true and what is false will indeed take you in very different directions:  1. I believe that criticism can be a very positive behavior in resolving marital conflict. True___  False___ 2. I respond very […]

Marriage New Year’s Resolution

You probably will not be surprised to learn that the average personal or marriage New Year’s Resolution has a life expectancy of about one week. Most people tend to smile knowingly and a little sadly at such a fact, believing that failed efforts to improve our lives and relationships are simply an unsolvable part of […]