Daily Archives: March 9, 2015


Mobile Home

Mobile Home in Marriage Conversation: We’ve studied marriage for a long long time but became convinced that a new model of marriage was needed after six years of dating didn’t get us much closer to ‘closing the deal.’ Together, facing chronic conflict and trying to communicate using many of the phrases and ideas we grew […]


Marriage – Living on the Edge

Living on The Edge in Marriage Conversation: A young thirty something businessman and I were talking about his business and the fact that it ‘flat lines,’ ‘doesn’t grow’ and that inflation drives his small profit margin down each year. We got around to talking strategy and I began talking about attitude. “You’ve got to find […]


Marriage What’s Up Doc

Marriage Whats Up Doc in Marriage Conversation: We have a teenage daughter who is delightful, energetic and responsible. That is, she responds to a voice within her that listens to a beat I can’t quite hear. I have my own (inner) voices and although I am not quite schizophrenic yet, I do hear voices from […]


Marriage The Unspoken Realities

Marriage The Unspoken Realities in Marriage Conversation: It’s not what you talk about but what you avoid talking about that will make your marriage marginal. The vulnerability of men and boys and the painful consequences of isolation were vividly captured this week as we all read the Penn State story. A world where invulnerability is […]


Marriage Book – Announcing Special Offer

Marriage Book – Announcing Special Offer in Marriage Conversation: We are all very excited this morning and I’ll tell you why. I have visions of making a big difference in the way people view marriage. This vision extends to redefining marriage in a way that gives couples substance – ideas to expand and deepen pathways […]


I Study Marriage for a Living

I Study Marriage for a Living in Marriage Conversation: If someone asked you “what’s your partner’s biggest fear?” Could you name it? The newest coffee shop in town was deserted except for a huge police officer sittìng belly out front sipping a small cup of decaf. I knew it was decaf because the box was […]


High Functioning Family Teams

High Functioning Family Teams in Marriage Conversation The Marriage Conversation on WTBQ Radio NY with Dr. Stephen Frueh and Shannon Sanford How family’s become high functioning teams {audio}http://www.marriageconversation.com/images/stories/radioshows/Marriage Conversation-9-12.mp3{/audio} Show Length: 51.01 Please like & share:


GivingVoicetoyourMarriage

Giving Voice to Your Marriage

Giving Voice to Your Marriage in Marriage Conversation We’ve studied marriage for a long long time but became convinced that a new model of marriage was needed after six years of dating didn’t get us much closer to ‘closing the deal.’ Together, facing chronic conflict and trying to communicate using many of the phrases and […]