100 Things to Talk About

When Ron and I were dating, I could not wait for a call from him so that we could connect about our day. In fact, one day I was sitting in my apartment on my favorite blue and yellow plaid couch with one foot curled under me when the phone rang. I just knew that it...

Do Most Marriage Retreats

Do most marriage retreats leave you feeling that you had more lecture than counseling. Standard group retreats take 18 to 20 hours of your weekend and you never get to talk about your problem.     You want help with your marriage but only sit, listen and read about...
Marriage Retreat Helps with a Happily Ever After

Marriage Retreat Helps with a Happily Ever After

This is a story about a married couple named Jed Johnson and his wife Trudy and how counseling at Texas Marriage Retreat helped them with their “happily ever after.” They were married when they were in their early 20s and were head over heels in love. They had a...
Empathy: What Is It?

Empathy: What Is It?

Empathy: What Is It? Lets think back to a time where something terrible happened in your life; maybe the loss of a loved one, abuse, divorce, loss of a job, etc. Do you remember feeling that bone-deep craving to talk to someone who could really understand what you...
Mind-Set of Intensive Marriage Counseling

Mind-Set of Intensive Marriage Counseling

A couple’s vacation at Texas Marriage Retreat might not only save your marriage, but it might also save your life.  In order for it to work, you have to change your mind-set. Your mind-set or mindfulness will reflect how you react to your health, relationship,...