Marriage Advice

Five Things All Married Couples Should Avoid

by Norris Law Group on April 3, 2014

On March 19, 2014, the Deseret News reprinted an article from Family Share that suggested five actions that married couples should avoid at all costs, as they can have a very negative effect on a marriage. These actions include: Disrespecting your spouse. Name calling, cursing or even raising a hand to your spouse is not […]

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How to Repair Your Marriage (#3 of 5 Installments)

by Norris Law Group on February 19, 2014

Giving is the Key Kim Giles, KSL-AM radio’s “Coach Kim” offers a five-part series on “Repairing Your Marriage” at KSL.com. In Part 3, Coach Kim fields the following question from a listener: “My marriage is not turning out anything like what I wanted. I am doing everything I can to support and love her, but […]

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How to Repair Your Marriage (#2 of 5 Installments)

by Norris Law Group on February 18, 2014

Fixing Fear-Based Thinking Kim Giles, KSL-AM radio’s “Coach Kim” offers a five-part series on “Repairing Your Marriage” at KSL.com. In Part 2, Coach Kim fields the following question from a listener: “I can see that my wife and I are both scared we aren’t good enough, and that fear is causing the problems in our […]

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How to Repair Your Marriage (#1 of 5 Installments)

by Norris Law Group on February 17, 2014

Step 1: Get Some Perspective In a five-part series on “Repairing Your Marriage” on KSL.com, life coach and founder of ClarityPoint Coaching Kim Giles (aka “Coach Kim”) presents a letter from a listener of her radio show on KSL-AM. A letter from a listener addressed in Part 1 of the series reads as follows: “We […]

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Controlling Holiday Spending (and Arguments about Money!)

by Norris Law Group on December 17, 2013

You and your spouse may spend more money during the holidays than during any other time of year—and this can lead to conflict. Michelle Bender, a NYC mother of two and contributor to Parenting Magazine, provides some suggestions as to “How to Argue Less About Money in Marriage,” citing the oft-used statistic that arguments about […]

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Utah State University offers a free, online orientation described on its introductory page as “a resource to individuals who may be thinking about divorce. These individuals are at the ‘crossroads of divorce,’ facing a challenging decision that has consequences for the future of their own lives and the lives of family members.” The course included a […]

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Can “Date Nights” Save Your Marriage?

by Norris Law Group on December 5, 2013

In a 2012 report entitled The Date Night Opportunity, the National Marriage Project suggests that having regular “date nights” may have a significant and positive impact on the quality of relationships, for many reasons, including: Communication. Regular date nights provide couples the opportunity to discuss things that are important to them as individuals and as […]

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Protecting Your Marriage: Avoiding the Six Predictors of Divorce

by Norris Law Group on November 15, 2013

In a posting on SmartStepfamilies.com, author Cheryl A. Rowen asks, “So, what does make a marriage last a lifetime?” Of course, the “answer” to this may be different for all married couples. Rowen cites the work of John Gottman, the author of The Seven Principles for Making a Marriage Work, who suggests that there are […]

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Sarah Peterson of the Deseret News recently wrote about Gerald Rogers, a graduate of Brigham Young University, who was surprised when a blog post he made early one morning went viral. Rogers’ post entitled Marriage Advice I Wish Would Have Had… first appeared on his own blog on July 28, 2013, and on Facebook on […]

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