“Enhancing sexually intimacy in marriage by watching Porn?”

  Someone asked me once, “Is it ok for my wife and I to watch sexually explicit video together to help ‘enhance’ our sexual intimacy?” Short answer: No, it’s not Ok. Longer answer: Let’s look at what Jesus said Himself . . . Matthew 5:27-28 — “You have heard that it was said, ‘YOU SHALL NOT […]

Ask Dr. Ron? Why do I need to pray?

A client asked this curious question . . . “Why do I need to pray since God already knows what’s best for me and knows the outcome? The short answer is because God commands us to pray. Paul, says to the church at   Thessalonica in 1 Thessalonians 5:17, “Pray without ceasing.” This is a command […]

7 Habits of Highly Successful Couples

The richness of your marriage is in direct proportion to the sacrificial investments you make in your marriage.  When we talk about habits we are talking about ongoing repetitive behavior. Couples in good marriages develop and maintain good healthy habits which are intentional.      Habit #1 Keep pursuing Christlikeness in their personal lives and […]

12 Habits of Productive People

I read a article some time ago in the Huffington Post entitled,  “12 Habits of Productive People.”  For me, it begged the question, “Am I a productive person?”  I think at our core, most of us would like to lay our heads on our pillows at night and say,  “Man, I got a lot done […]

“Let’s Get Ready to Rumble — Fighting Fair in Relationships” — Part 3

 Tool #2 Conflict Resolution Step-Ladder Dr. David Olson, author of Prepare/Enrich marital enrichment program says, “Every couple has differences and disagreements. But healthy couples find ways to resolve marital disputes without turning them into marital wars. Couples who accept and appreciate the fact that their partner has independent opinions tend to reach successful and satisfying resolutions.” The bottom line question […]