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Mark Jala

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Mark Jala is a certified marriage coach, researcher, and consumer advocate. Mark bases all of his strategies and programs on verifiable research from top marriage experts. Certified in strategic interventions, Mark's holistic approach to marriage coaching gets to the root of problems, reducing the chance issues can resurface..

Why the Divorce Rate is Consistently So High

Divorce, the dissolution of marriage, has become commonplace. Children raised by divorced parents develop an expectancy of divorce in their life. Terms like “starter marriage” suggest marriage is a temporary institution. We need to ask the question why divorce is so high given all the resources and research available. In this article I offer three […]

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Marriage Coaching Versus Counseling

Marriage coaching or marriage counseling? That is a critical question that married couples should ask when they want to improve the quality of their marriage. Up until recently, the only choices were counselor/therapist or pastor. Due to a massive increase in knowledge in the field of psychology and the understanding of human nature, a new […]

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Common Approaches to Porn

Porn is often misunderstood. Many people think porn is just a behavior like going to the movies, watching football, or combing your hair. It leads to the worst advice anyone can give about porn. Porn is a lot more complex than most people think. In my comprehensive blog post called Porn – What You Need […]

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Affection, Sex, and the 10 Emotional Needs

We all have emotional needs. When these needs are fulfilled we feel a special love. These emotional needs are similar to the 6 human needs. When our human needs are met, we feel happiness and a connection with another person. When our partner meets both sets of needs, a strong bond and romance result. These […]

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Dealing With an Angry Spouse

An angry spouse can be hard to live with. Anger can erupt when you least expect it. In this article I help you understand it and provide a strategy to resolve it. The internet is full of tips regarding anger management. Management of anger is not the answer. Resolving the anger in an angry spouse […]

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3 Reasons Why You Deserve Marriage Coaching

Marriage coaching helps you experience the marriage you want. Marriage coaching is not counseling or therapy. Marriage coaches focus on where you are now, identify and resolve the marriage problems, and help you move forward to where you want to be. As a certified coach in Strategic Interventions I educate individuals and couples on the […]

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