Author: Corey Williams, Associated Press Writer

3 Effective Ways to Defuse Conflict and Achieve Marital Peace

As you can imagine, two imperfect people will definitely generate disagreement, frustration and, yes, conflict in a relationship. When you marry, you bring your flaws, a little of the past, and a moderate amount of baggage. In that baggage is the hurt others have caused, your unforgiveness, and the triggers that remind you of just how hard-nosed you have Keep Reading →

3 Simple Tips for Investing in Your Wife

Recently, I wrote an article offering 3 Simple Tips for wives to invest in their husbands. I was encouraged by the women, both single and married, who were already doing these things in their relationships or were looking forward to investing in their future husbands. For many women, nurturing a relationship comes naturally. We are Keep Reading →

8 Milestone Anniversary Destinations Every Marriage Should Experience

Anniversaries are a special moment, but a milestone anniversary deserves a grand celebration.Taking a trip is an excellent way to celebrate a milestone anniversary as it allows you to step away from your daily life and refocus on each other. But, going somewhere basic just won’t do. A milestone anniversary calls for a memorable travel Keep Reading →

6 Prayers to Help You After Being Hurt By Someone You Love

Has someone ever hurt you so badly that you just didn’t know what to do? The pain is excruciating and your mind can’t stop replaying the harsh words unfairly leveled at you by your spouse, or your friend, or your parent. You wake up each day and a million different emotions course through your body Keep Reading →

Blinded by Love? Ladies, Pay Attention to These 5 Signals Before Tying the Knot

Have you ever had one of your girlfriends come and tell you something about your man that you just refused to believe? He made a pass at them. He shoved somebody in the parking lot. He quit his job, again. Even though you saw him holding his “cousin’s” hand last week, and he barely missed Keep Reading →

Marriage Made Easy: 27 Stupid Simple Tips to Help Your Marriage Run Smoothly

Don’t we all wish there was an “easy” button for marriage? The moment something goes awry, we yank it out, press it, and voila! Problem solved. But, there is no such thing. Marriage is perhaps the most difficult relationship to navigate. It has the potential to yield the most rewards, yet cause the most pain…all Keep Reading →

3 Ways to Be Happily Single On Purpose

Too many people see being single as a “disease” that needs to be cured rather than a season of life or possibly even a calling for life. Some come right out and say it: “Girl, why are you still single? Can’t you find a man?” Or, “if you weren’t so picky, you would be able to Keep Reading →

2 Ways Your Relationship With God Can Save Your Relationship With Your Spouse

Let’s start out this post with a few indisputables. The divorce rate in America is between 40 and 50 percent. The divorce rate among African American couples is typically higher than other ethnic groups. Now, since African Americans make up a large percentage of church goers, it begs the question that if we’re such faithful Keep Reading →

6 Fatal Mistakes Husbands Make After Their Wife’s Affair and How to Avoid Them

You just found out your girl — or worse your wife — cheated. Ouch! That cheating #@&%^ #%$@! you say, but, much to your surprise, you still love her. What now? Leave, stay, forgive, forget? Your heart was just ripped out, your sense of trust is long gone, and you are outraged. So, why do Keep Reading →

At Last! The Secret to a Happy Marriage is Revealed

I was at a restaurant not too long ago and saw an older couple. Maybe in their late 70s or early 80s, there was an air of serenity about them that bespoke decades of life and love together. They ate in comfortable silence, but somehow I just felt they were conveying something beyond words. As they Keep Reading →

Christian Singles: 4 Scriptures to Restore Your Faith When You Have Given in to Sexual Temptation

So, you desire to be celibate, but, well, you’re no longer a virgin and you think that, even though you are a Christian, the celibacy ship has sailed. You wonder if there is any hope for those who have already tossed sexual purity to the side and  given in to sexual temptation. Well, there is. In Christ, Keep Reading →