Marriage Posts:

The 7 Basic Skills Needed to Build a Strong Relationship Foundation

Building a strong relationship foundation often requires the development of several individual skills first. - Read More

Posted in Marriage, Relationships on Nov 04, 2018

How to Confront Fears in Your Marriage

Unanswered fears can lead to conflicts in relationships, but marriage counseling can help you come to terms with your negative feelings and address them with your spouse. - Read More

Posted in Marriage, Relationships on May 08, 2018

What to Do When Your Marriage Is Strained Due to Addiction

Marriage is undoubtedly comprised of highs and lows, but if your spouse is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it can feel more like a perpetual downer. In fact, alcohol and substance abuse are among the most common reasons for divorce in the United States. - Read More

Posted in Marriage, Drug & Alcohol, Relationships on Apr 02, 2018

Top 5 Reasons Couples Seek Out Marriage Counseling

While every marriage is unique, they all seem to face the same challenges over time. When these issues are ignored, it can make resentment and bitterness grow between the couple. If your marriage is currently headed down this road, a marriage counselor is the perfect way to bridge the divide between you and your spouse. - Read More

Posted in Marriage on Feb 12, 2018

Are Lasting Relationships Possible Anymore?

Many today have never seen an extraordinarily awesome marriage: not in their childhood, not in their own relationships, and not even in Hollywood. - Read More

Posted in Marriage, Relationships on Jan 22, 2018

5 Counseling Tips to Help Married Couples Keep the Spark Alive

Just because you've been together for a long time, doesn't mean the spark has to die. Kent Brand provides counseling tools to couples in the Florence, AL, and surrounding areas to help keep their relationship passionate as well as compassionate. - Read More

Posted in Marriage, Relationships on Oct 10, 2017

How I Approach New Couples in Marriage Counseling

After many years of experience in marriage counseling, I have found a model that is extremely powerful in changing marriages from hopeless to amazing. - Read More

Posted in Marriage on Sep 11, 2017

Courageous Thoughts to Help You Take the First Steps Towards Marriage Counseling

It takes the average troubled couple six years to get up the courage to call a marriage counselor. - Read More

Posted in Marriage on Jul 09, 2017

5 Signs It’s Time for Couples Counseling

Fighting is a normal part of every couples’ relationship, but if lately you feel like all you do is fight, it might be time take to take a new course of action. Couples counseling presents an opportunity for your spouse and you to have a safe and un-biased space to communicate what’s bothering you and work out the differences that are causing your conflict. Also, many couples are able to overcome communication divides and underlying problems that might have unknowingly been affecting their relationship. - Read More

Posted in Marriage, Relationships on Nov 27, 2016

The Cost of Marriage Counseling vs. Divorce

According to a 2006 article on Forbes.com, divorce proceedings can range from a few hundred to many thousands of dollars, with the average cost of a contested divorce ranging from $15,000 to $30,000. Most of this money is spent on legal fees." One gentleman told me that his divorce cost him upwards of $100,000. - Read More

Posted in Marriage on Nov 20, 2016