Is premarital counseling really necessary?

Is premarital counseling really necessary? Coach Martez and Woodrina Layton share the importance of never skipping over premarital counseling and coaching before getting married. Premarital counseling and coaching is where you find out things about one another and begin to deal with them before getting married.

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The #1 tool to prevent divorce is Marriage Maintenance

  The #1 tool to prevent divorce is marriage maintenance.  Coach Martez and Woodrina Layton share briefly in this video the importance of marriage maintenance. Everyone knows when your check engine light comes on that it is time to take your car in for check up, But with marriage there is no check engine light…

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Should I give up on my marriage?

Should I give up on my marriage? Is the question so many people have regarding their marriage. Coach Martez and Woodrina Layton provide an encouraging word to those considering giving up on their marriage. They remind us that there is always hope if Christ is at the core of each spouse and if you are…

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W.W.J.D. About Those Ashley Madison Exposed

W.W.J.D. about those Ashley Madison exposed for infidelity because of the hackers. The scripture says in John 8:7 NLT, “They kept demanding an answer, so he stood up again and said, “All right, but let the one who has never sinned throw the first stone!”.  Yes, I am sure after reading my wife’s and I…

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5 Critical Issues Blame Causes And How to Prevent It

I have been married for 24 years and have been counseling and coaching couples for over 10 years, and I have found that the root cause of many problems that couples face is, “blame”.  Blame means to say or think that a person or thing is responsible for something bad that has happened or to…

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5 Proven Tips to Restore Your Marriage After Infidelity

Tip 1:  Resist playing the blame game When overcoming an affair one of the biggest hurdles that stand in front of your heart regarding forgiveness is blame.   Blame does so much damage to your thoughts because the root of blame is hurt and at the core of hurt is pain, bitterness and anger.  To truly…

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5 Tips for a Successful Marriage

G.ood balance is pivotal to maintaining good chemistry and years of good success. Knowing the 5 tips for a successful marriage is a  game changer. Balance refers to understanding one another’s strengths and weaknesses.  Many arguments that erupt in the marriage are primarily fueled due to one spouse focusing on a weakness of the other. …

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What My Wife’s Affair Taught Me

I know that most people would say that an affair is the worst sin that a spouse could commit. I remember growing up as a child this is what I heard from my mother. The reason that she decided to leave my father was because he had cheated. So, all of my childhood and teenage…

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Infidelity in the Christian Marriage

I have been in the Christian community all of my life, but I cannot remember one time ever hearing someone teach on affairs in the church. I remember hearing about preachers cheating, the deacon cheating and the church secretaries cheating but never hearing or seeing this issue being dealt with in an educational or informational…

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Standing Beside Your Spouse After an Affair

Many people feel as if having an affair means that your marriage and your relationship are over. Normally, after an affair the spouse who is the victim, feels ashamed because of what people may say or think. It is this shame and guilt that causes the victim to want to hide and not be seen…

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