Building Good Communication and Trust

The most common words heard in a counselor’s office are “We just don’t communicate well.” That is typically when a therapist states the three rules of healthy communication: No name-calling, no yelling, and know when to take a time-out. However, easier said than done!...
Marriage Vs. Divorce

Marriage Vs. Divorce

Marriage Vs divorce is a big question at Texas Marriage Retreat we think God’s plan for marriage is pretty clear, marriage. He knows this design is the best. When we veer from His plan, the results are damaging on many levels. The sad part is that the divorce...
Couples Retreat

Couples Retreat

A couples retreat might be right for you if you and your spouse are in the midst of a marriage crisis, you are certainly aware of the emotional strain that it places on both of you.  Unfortunately, you are not the only ones affected.  It is important to realize the...

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...
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...