Bob was unfaithful to Lisa. He did it because he said he was bored in the marriage, needed a change, and was acting out of character. While there was no doubt that he hurt Lisa, he was not driven by the desire to hurt her.
Lisa was unfaithful to Bob. She did it because she was hurt, vindictive, and intended for Bob to feel the intense pain of betrayal that she felt.
Did Lisa's plan work or did she simply embolden Bob to continue his affair since she was involved in one herself?
Today is the day of the much ballyhooed Great American Eclipse. For the first time in almost 100 years, the total solar eclipse will be visible from cost to coast. Without a doubt, that makes today's occurrence a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical treat.
Eclipses excite scientists, and make us all childlike with wonder. In addition, eclipses spawn all sorts of myths, like these:
Just as there are myths accompanying eclipses, there are also myths that will keep you from forgiving your mate if you choose to believe them.
In the very near future, your spouse will do or say something that offends you. It may be done accidentally or it may be done intentionally.
Either way, your response should be the same.
Ever feel stuck? This is for you!
Dutch artist Rembrandt once said to practice what you know, and it will help make clear what you currently don't know.
As you go through the marriage life cycle, there will be plenty of times when you don't know what to do. Don't fret ... just practice what you know.
Today marks the 48th anniversary of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon. His famous words, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," are significant where your marriage is concerned.
How many times have you seen a friend's or family member's marriage and thought, "I would love to have a marriage like that!" How many times have you seen a couple walking hand in hand or seen a couple gushing over one another and thought, "Man, they must really love each other. How do I get my marriage like that?"
Let me let you in one something: you're not alone. Even though I have a great marriage, I've seen couples and thought the EXACT same thing!
Kevin B. Bullard, Marriage Works! Founder