Category: Relationships

Pause for Clarity

By Tierra Destiny Reid A new life begins with a new decision. A new decision is best after a pause. Taking time to pause allows us to see our lives clearly. We are then able to honor our past while also welcoming new beginnings. Whether it is a new relationship, job, or personal goal, taking […]

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Marriage Can Win

By Eric & Dr. Sakeisha Hylick We are so excited about your journey. Whether you are considering marriage, are recently married or have been married for quite some time, we want your marriage to WIN! As a couple we have spent the last 10+ years of our 18 year marriage empowering husbands and wives to […]

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His, Hers & Ours: Blending the Family Marriage with Ten Step-Parenting Challenges and Solutions

By Etienne A. Gibbs, BA, MSW Preparing for the wedding date is such a joyful and stressful experience! For most single couples entering into their first marriage, the love they have for each other carries them through the joys and the stresses. Not quite so easy for either partner who will bring their children into […]

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Precious, Precious Memories

By Randy Germain Precious, Precious Memories – How They Ever Linger & Why They Should Never Leave Our Souls Imagine waking up one  morning just to realize that today is your wedding day on the  beautiful and enchanted little island of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Oh what a magical  moment…your wedding day on  St. […]

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Tips to Make Your Marriage Work

By  Annamaria Heyliger-Hector, MEd, CWS As an officiant and life coach, I counsel and share information with couples that are about to embark on a most important decision; marriage. I usually have a testimony and suggest tips about what can prevent a lifetime of angst and heart break because souls were not searched. Making a […]

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Wishes

By Randy S. Germain You may fall from a tree-top; You may fall from above; But the best fall, is to fall in love. Love, it comes in so many ways…. Amazing Love: “Do not do it if you don’t mean it.” Love, a time for feeling glad, sometimes happy and sometimes sad; Love, a […]

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Signs of Possible Domestic Abuse Before and After Marriage

By  Chatiela Underwood, Author, Eyes Wide Shut Often time’s domestic abuse doesn’t start off physical. It can initiate from small words of disrespect, and escalate and manifest from verbal to its physical form without warning. Domestic abuse can be patterns of behaviors in any relationship whether the marriage is heterosexual or homosexual. The behaviors can […]

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After the Honeymoon comes the Moneymoon

By Rae Russell Prior to getting married, have you ever sat down with your fiance and discussed finances? Have you talked about how you will combine your incomes or how you will pay your bills? Have you talked about your saving and investing goals, your beliefs about money, your spending habits, your debts and credits? […]

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One Love

By Randy S. Germain “Love,” it comes in so many ways! Mankind – Womankind, they belong, everywhere. No state or US territories shall deprive any person or persons male, female, gay or straight the right of life, liberty and justice without due process of Equal Protection of Law.  Same – Sex marriage is the law, […]

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Love.

By Tanisha Bailey-Roka It is one of the most mysterious, profound, and healing of any emotion as human beings we are able to express. It is infinite,  and yet in the context of a marriage, spectacularly singular. It is the boiling away of all of our humanness– our fears, our  insecurities, or inhibitions. The underbelly […]

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