What is one thing that is working right now and how can we do more of it?

Welcome Gang!  I am flying solos today because Christie is under the weather.  In the next 4 weeks we are going to share with you a 4 question series that will help you plan for the new year. We ask these questions individually and collectively and we ask them both personally and professionally.   The […]

What 3 Things Do You Want to Do Over the Holidays? YMM #44

Welcome! Believe it or not, the holidays are fast approaching! Today’s topic we want you to consider involves putting some thought into YOUR holiday celebrations as a couple. *What are three things that you want to make sure that you personally get to do during the holidays? Consider the following about this topic: This topic […]

Re-Visiting Conflict Resolution and How It Affects Your Marriage – YMM #039

Welcome to YOUR MARRIAGE MATTERS!  This week, we are revisiting one of our most popular topics!   Our topic today is one that must be explored in every marriage; it’s the idea of CONFLICT RESOLUTION.  This topic cannot be dealt with merely on the surface level, but requires a deeper look at the issues and root […]

What Are 10 Qualities You Look for in a Marriage Partner? YMM #33

Welcome!  Today’s topic comes from our book, 101 Conversations Every Couple Should Have Before They Get Married. List 10 qualities you look for in the marriage partner you will spend the rest of your life with. This is an important, but challenging conversation and one that will take some time to accomplish.  It’s an opportunity […]

Your Favorite Memory from Childhood and Why You Should Tell Your Spouse – YMM #32

Welcome!  Today we’re addressing an important question; it’s so important that we’ve included it in our book, 101 Conversations Every Couple Ought to Have Before They Get Married.   What are some of your favorite memories growing up? This question is important for the following reasons: You will get to know your future spouse in […]

Roles and Responsibilities In Your Marriage – #031

Welcome!  We sometimes talk about “Team Jacobus,” but we really are a team, as any marriage should be.  A team is stronger when relying on each other, standing shoulder to shoulder to face whatever comes.  We’ve been working in our book and decided today to talk about an important topic in marriage:  Roles and Responsibilities.  […]

5 Ways To Make A Marriage Great – YMM #28

  Welcome!  Our topic today came from a discussion we had on a car trip recently as we returned from visiting family.  We began talking about what it takes to make a great marriage, and then we made a list and condensed it down to five basic tips.  Again, sometimes it’s difficult to have these […]

What Are Your Thoughts and Desires for Sex in Your Marriage? YMM #27

Welcome to another show about SEX!  Last week’s show dealt with thoughts and attitudes stemming from the past; this week’s focus is on the future.  Yes, this is another difficult conversation to have, and it requires openness and transparency.  Learning to talk about sex with your spouse in a direct and positive manner is crucial […]