Relationship Advice

A Marriage Coach on When, How, and Why You Should Renew Your Vows

November 22, 2016 by

Your first marriage was such a wonderful ceremony… don’t you wish you could do it all over again? By renewing your vows or having a second ceremony, you can!

Renewing your vows is not just a fun event for you and your spouse – it can also be a deeply ...

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A Relationship Coach Describes How to Enter the Dating World After College

October 14, 2016 by

When you’re in college (especially if you attend a larger school), it’s almost too easy to meet new potential matches: going out to parties during the week, attending large social events like sports games or fraternity/sorority socials, new classes every semester. Quite simply, it’s a very social time in your ...

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A Bend Marriage Coach Explains How Sleep Impacts Your Marital Mindset

September 23, 2016 by

How many hours of sleep are you getting? How is that number affecting your relationship?

We all know that sleep is good for overall mental and physical health. But did you know it’s also good for your relationship?

Reach out to our Bend marriage coach office today and we can ...

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A Bend Marriage Coach Offers 5 Ideas for a Date Night in Your Empty Nest

The kids have moved out and you have the house to yourselves. It’s great – until it’s not – and you and your spouse are both dealing with a bit of empty nest syndrome.

We’ve written a lot before about how it can help to just get out and do ...

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Bend Marriage Coaching: Why Empty Nesters Should Branch Out

When your kids move out, something strange may happen. For the first time in a long time, nothing is happening. You don’t have to constantly run around doing errands to maintain a house full of children. You actually have (gasp!) peace and quiet in your house.

And it’s awful!

Often, ...

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How to Prioritize Marriage When You Have a Toddler

Between feedings, naps, and temper tantrums, how in the world are you supposed to find time for your marriage as the parent of a toddler?

It’s a tough question, but one you should address if you want to maintain a strong connection with your spouse. Plus, the love and laughter ...

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Oregon Marriage Coaching Can Help You Deal with a Nest That Never Empties

Being an empty nester can be a strange transition, but it’s also something for which you may have been preparing for years. And if you do have trouble adjusting, there are all kinds of books and articles out there happy to offer advice on how to handle it – some ...

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Bend Relationship Coaching: Why Budgets Are Sexy

Many couples tend to fight at the same time every month – when the bills are due!

You know the situation. As you balance your checkbook, you wonder where all your money went. Did he really need to spend that much money on coffee? Is he going to get mad ...

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A Relationship Coach’s Tips for Coping with Life’s Transitions

Life isn't always what we expect it to be. And we all get thrown a few curve balls from time to time – particularly during life transitions, like getting married, become a parent, or entering retirement. You may encounter surprises - both good and bad.

Transitions in life are normal ...

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Bend, Oregon Marriage Coach: Projects Can Turn Your Empty Nest into a “Full” Relationship

Many couples long for the day their kids move out, so they can finally spend quality time together again. But once it actually happens… they find that they don’t know what to do – either with each other or the empty space (literal and figurative) left by their children.

What ...

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