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A Science Lesson for Couples!

Q: What percentage of an iceberg is typically seen above the water? A: 10% (to 20%) That’s right! The greater part of the iceberg is hidden beneath the ocean water. The iceberg is a brilliant illustration for couples to understand the importance of intimacy in our relationships. When...

Conflict and asking for forgiveness
Marriage Conflict and Intimacy

Jim and I have had moments of marriage conflict during our 33 plus years of marriage. Our relationship has had its ups and downs. We’ve discovered that marriage is a path and a journey… albeit the most wonderful journey of our lives! Both Jim and I...

Non verbal Communication
Non Verbal Communication

Given that “actions speak louder than words”, it’s easy to understand why non verbal communication is so important to the development of intimacy. Communication in relationships may very well be the critical component of success in developing intimacy...

Quotes about Love
Use These Love Quotes to Spice Things Up

We know, sometimes love quotes can sound a bit corny. But, a few well-chosen ones are a great way to make your spouse smile! Whether in a card or note, or spoken at just the right time, love quotes can help spice things up. Here we share some...

30-Day Challenge

The 30 Day Challenge is Your “Get Ready for Our Best Marriage Yet” Plan! Even small efforts...

Wedding Rings
The Wedding Rings Story

I really like my wedding rings.  Not only are they a symbol of the love Jim and I have for one another, but I’ve been wearing the rings for over 33 years! About five years ago, I spent a few minutes with a soft toothbrush and...

5 Days ’til Christmas: Day 5 | Lifelong Commitment

Has this series been a help and encouragement to you? We hope so! We've really enjoyed hearing from some of our married children! The topics they've shared on include: the importance of flirting the fears we face the truth about when it's hard (and how to press on) the value of...

5 Days ’til Christmas: Day 4 | Keep Flirting!

The fourth day of our Christmas marriage advice series, and the day before Christmas (!!!), is brought to you by our son Jeremy and his wife Janelle. Below Jeremy shares some candid and hilarious thoughts! Day 4: Keep Flirting! Jeremy writes: Marriage has been around for a long time and there is no...

5 Days ’til Christmas: Day 3 | Your Greatest Fear

The third day of our Christmas marriage advice series is brought to you by our son Michael and his wife Jelena. What you may not know is that Michael and Jelena work 'behind-the-scenes' on the Intimate Couple website! Kudos to Michael as this Christmas Marriage Advice Series was his...

5 Days ’til Christmas: Day 2 | The Honest Truth

The second day of our Christmas marriage advice series is brought to you by our son Nathan and his lovely wife Sarah. Here Nathan shares some very honest thoughts on how marriage is most definitely a work-in-progress! Day 2: The Honest Truth from Nathan and Sarah Over the last five years through our marriage...