My daughter turns 13 today. **pause for reflection** **pause for reflection--again** Wow! I have a 13-year-old. A 13-year-old girl! It is a huge understatement to say that since the minute she came into my life it has never been the same. As I am writing this post, she is sitting in front of me while my wife does her hair. She now likes to wear her hair a certain way. … [Read more...]
5 Ways My Marriage Has Grown Since Becoming a BMWK Writer
This week I crossed my one-year anniversary as a writer for BMWK. My first post, 7 Things I Want in My Marriage That My Parents Have After 48 Years, was published on July 24 last year. It immediately went viral, and ended up on basically every marriage site and social network on the planet! Well, not exactly... Truthfully the post did pretty well, and based on the … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Short Film Exposes a Husband’s Secret…He’s an “ADDICT”
What happens when you find out your husband is addicted to inappropriate content on the Internet? What if his addiction involves other women having intercourse? But wait, these women are only on his computer screen. Yep, your husband is an ADDICT! Addiction to watching explicit sexual activity in marriage is real. And when you are married to an addict it can be damaging … [Read more...]
5 Ways Preventative Marriage Counseling Can Help Your Marriage
Should you seek marriage counseling when things are "good" in your marriage? I mean, if it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? I'm not so sure. Just like there are no perfect people, there are no perfect marriages. Unfortunately, many couples come to this realization too late. Marriage counseling. Those words scream, "major problems," a "bad marriage," or "the brink of … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Short Film Goes Inside of a Marriage with Spousal Abuse
There is no way around it. Spousal abuse is unacceptable in any way, form, or fashion. Yet, the harsh reality is, it exists in many marriages today. There is no faster way to break down a relationship and all connected than an abusive spouse. And there is no good end when spousal abuse is in a marriage. There are many forms of spousal abuse, although hitting is what most … [Read more...]
Jay-Z Reveals Fatherhood and Marriage Struggles with Latest Release – Magna Carta Holy Grail
Jay-Z has done it again with his latest album release. The businessman, I mean "business, man," took it to a new level when he released the album Magna Carta Holy Grail, and sold a million copies even before the album's official release date! Does everything come easy for this brotha? Perhaps, but Jay will tell you a different story, especially when it comes to his paranoia … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Short Film Reveals the Frustration When Your Marriage Comes LAST
I shared the story of my wife being my #2 in my life, and how she is cool with it. Of course, my #1 relationship is my relationship with God, and the same goes for her. Many of you are cool with that in your marriage as well, but what happens when you are not #1 or #2, but you are LAST on your spouse's list of priorities? The Marriage Pressure Points Ministry has shown an … [Read more...]
Is Making Love a Form of Celebration in Your Marriage?
Making love is a celebration for you and your spouse. Let me let that sink in a minute...leans back and looks up...places hand on chin... Yes, making love in marriage is the result of you and your spouse connecting, then celebrating your connection. So, if making love isn't feeling like much of a celebration to you or your wife, then maybe you are missing a connection or … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Short Film Captures A Marriage Torn Apart By an ANGRY Spouse
"That's my secret...I'm always angry." Those were the words Dr. Bruce Banner said in The Avengers before transforming into Hulk, and wreaking havoc on everybody and everything in his way. My kids love that scene! Maybe you aren't familiar with that scene from The Avengers. But perhaps you know all too well what happens to a marriage, and a family, under the control of a … [Read more...]
After 12 Years, Why I Can Say Marriage is the B.O.M.B.!
My wife and I just celebrated 12 years of marriage. Although we still feel we are learning this marriage thing, to some we are considered marriage veterans. And when asked, we can truly say, we are happily married. Yes, sweaty palms happen even after the alter I am not going to act like it's been easy. Yes, we've had some issues. It has been real, and we haven't … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Short Film Addresses – What Happens When Your Spouse is a…CHEATER!
You may have watched the hidden camera TV show, Cheaters. I've been unfortunate enough to allow it to steal some of my time. To me it is a mix of a bad detective show, Jerry Springer, and a bad comedy. But it touches on something that affects many marriages. It dives into what happens when you find out your husband or wife is a...Cheater! Infidelity in marriage is no … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Short Film Steps Inside a Marriage Going Through Storms
Is your spouse aware of the expectations you have in your marriage? Have those expectations gone unmet, and led to disappointment? Over time has this led you to resent your spouse? The Marriage Pressure Points Ministry, has created another powerful short film titled, Storms. The film allows you to step in the middle of a marriage going through storms. As you view the film … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Miami Heat Star Dwyane Wade, Rapper Lecrae, and President Obama Working to Restore Fatherhood in America
Father's Day is here. It is the one time of the year where the focus is on showing dad some love. Much has been said about the important role a father plays in his children's lives, and how important it is to have more engaged fathers. Restoring America's Commitment to Fatherhood President Obama's Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative was created with the goal of encouraging … [Read more...]
7 Reasons I Love the New BMWK, and You Will Too!
Last week, the brand new BMWK site and experience launched. BMWK has always been amazing, but the new experience and redesign takes it to a whole 'nother level! Take a look, and more! Now, let me put my disclaimer out here. Yes, I am one of the writer's here on the site, but I am a reader first. As a writer, I look at a lot of blogs and websites. I look at them. As a … [Read more...]
Video: Don’t Try to Fix it, You Just Need to Listen to Her
Guys, when your wife, girlfriend, or daughter has a problem, do you go into fix it mode? I do. It is in our nature, as men, to fix problems. That's what we do, we are fixer-uppers. But it may be hurting our relationships. You don't have to be a fixer-upper Starting today, with the help of a funny short video, I want to free you from your fixer-upper duties. Yes, I know … [Read more...]