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Opinion: Open Marriage? By Reginald Jordan, LMSW

Opinion: Open Marriage? By Reginald Jordan, LMSW

With all of the controversy surrounding Will and Jada Smith’s marriage I thought it would be appropriate to write on open marriages.  Everyone in a marriage wants one that works and the people surrounding the married couple usually wants the same for them. But, how far will society take it and say as long as […]

Should I keep my Exes as my friends on Facebook now that I am married? By Reginald Jordan

Should I keep my Exes as my friends on Facebook now that I am married? By Reginald Jordan

Listen, with the way marriages are failing now, those that are still married need to take every precaution there is.  Ok picture this, you live on the coast and there is a massive storm that is going to head in and they say it could be one of the biggest ever. What would you do?  […]

Is the 7 year itch real?By Reginald Jordan

Is the 7 year itch real?By Reginald Jordan

A recent article from Jennifer Nagy of the Huffington Post reviewed three separate studies on divorce and when it occurs.  Is the seven-year itch a myth and do the studies debunk it altogether? A 1999 study undertaken by Dr. Larry A. Kurdek, a psychology professor from Wright State University demonstrated the validity of both a […]

Until Unhappiness Do Us Part.

Until Unhappiness Do Us Part.

  More couples than ever are now divorcing due to being unhappy.  In a society of Happy Meals, Happy Feet, and happily ever afters we are being tailored to prioritize the happy marriage.  Everyone wants to be happy and there is nothing wrong with happiness, but somewhere somehow our society has moved happiness to the […]

5 Star Relationships- Couplecounseling.co

5 Star Relationships- Couplecounseling.co

Have you ever wondered if you are a 5 star spouse? According to Tiya Cunningham-Sumter, Certified Life & Relationship Coach and founder of Life Editing, she has five ratings that you can measure your individual performance with: 5 Star = Exceptional Superior and the Ultimate experience This spouse completely understands the concept of marriage. They […]

Breadwinning Wives and Nervous Husbands| Wales Counseling

Breadwinning Wives and Nervous Husbands| Wales Counseling

A recent article in the NY Times, Breadwinning Wives and Nervous Husbands, states that many marriages are on the rocks and even failing due to wives making more money than their husbands. Furthermore, many men now know that their wives have the education and skills to earn more than they do, but want their wives […]

Why dressing up for date night matters.- Couple Counseling.Co

Why dressing up for date night matters.- Couple Counseling.Co

The first time you laid eyes on your potential spouse you were attracted on some level.  Most of the time that level depends on what you see.  For example, if a woman was wearing house slippers, baggy jeans, and her dad’s shirt the level of attractiveness would probably be low.  On the contrary, if a […]

Processing the Feeling of Jealousy

Processing the Feeling of Jealousy

It seems that just about every day on the news there is a report about women and or men being murdered by their partners. The latest in news is discussing the case of Jodi Arias, 32, who is possibly facing the death penalty for brutally killing her boyfriend after he tried to break up with […]

Ways to Save your Relationship

Ways to Save your Relationship

To maintain a healthy relationship is very important for every individual as it directly affects on your personal life. The main purpose of marriage is to help and support each other through sadness and happiness. After few years of marriage, there might be some misunderstandings and bitterness among the couples which may give rise to […]

Happy Marriage Tends to Mean Weight Gain

Happy Marriage Tends to Mean Weight Gain

Marriage has long been associated with health benefits. However, times change and contemporary marriage appears to be linked with weight gain. On the up side, Southern Methodist University researchers discovered the increase in body mass index over time is associated with relationship satisfaction. By contrast, when couples are less satisfied in their marriage, or even contemplating separation, […]

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