Emotional Intelligence is critical to the quality of marriage. The more emotional intelligence skills each partner has, the happier the marriage is. In this introductory article, I’ll cover two important aspects of emotional intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is a key part of the marriage foundation. The marriage foundation consists of your 13 Personal Needs and Emotional Intelligence.
Your personal needs define who you are. Like the needs for food and water, you will do anything to have your personal needs met. In marriage, the two of you must meet each other’s needs if the marriage is to succeed. Your personal needs are part of the marriage foundation. There are three sets of
Everyone wants to know how long it takes to improve a marriage. In our microwave quick culture we all want fast results. The question is, do you want long-term results, or just any results? Common results average a 45% divorce rate. To get good long-term results the couple has to focus on the root cause
Who do you turn to when your marriage needs help? In the past, counselors or pastors have been the only choices available. With the divorce rate at a consistent 45% for many decades, it is more important than ever to carefully look at who you are getting advice from. Today, with the internet, there are
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