Tag: challenges in relationships

3 Ways to Show You are Mature Enough to Have a Committed Relationship

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3 Ways to Show You are Mature Enough to Have a Committed Relationship

This post is part of Loving in the Grown Zone Blog Tour which I am delighted to be a part of along with many other inspiring bloggers across the globe. To learn more and to join us as we change the conversation about healthy love, CLICK HERE! I believe as men there are times we are […]

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Review of The 5 Love Languages for Men by Dr. Gary Chapman

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Review of The 5 Love Languages for Men by Dr. Gary Chapman

I have not done a review on this site before, but I’m a fan of “The Five Love Languages” series, so I thought it would be a great read to get Dr. Chapman’s take on how the love languages apply to men.  I think he did a great job on gearing the book toward men.  […]

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3 Ways to Magnify Respect in your Relationship

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3 Ways to Magnify Respect in your Relationship

Each day we find more and more reasons to develop distance in our relationships.  We all are challenged for time and attention.  Careers, children, hobbies, side jobs and other things are grasping for our mind-share.  We can easily lose focus on those that care about us the most.  We have to have time to devote […]

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Single Fathers: Don’t Step Up to be a Parent, Never Step Down

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Single Fathers: Don’t Step Up to be a Parent, Never Step Down

The unfortunate reality is there are a lot of single men with children, especially in the African American community.  It’s unfortunate because every child could benefit from being in the house with the two parents who cared enough to bring them into this world.  Regardless, the society we live in has many single men who […]

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Real Life is Stranger than Fiction (or Reality Shows)

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Real Life is Stranger than Fiction (or Reality Shows)

I have met some very interesting people who either needed coaching, wanted to ask my thoughts to help out a friend or just wanted to share a commentary on their own lives.  The situations we allow in our own lives are frustrating.  The challenges we face are truly stranger than fiction, because many of us […]

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Do You Allow Your Relationship to be Refreshed?

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Do You Allow Your Relationship to be Refreshed?

As I write this, I was just listening to a sermon talking about how much God likes new things.  One scripture reads, “Behold, I make all things new.”  This is an essential mindset for our relationships.  We get satisfied and complacent with where we are in the context of our relationship.  People often begin living […]

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Single Parents: 4 Things Your Kids Are Learning from Your Relationships

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Single Parents: 4 Things Your Kids Are Learning from Your Relationships

As a single father, I’m always careful about who I date, who I bring around my children and deciding the right time to bring that special someone around my children.  Those are important concerns to think about when raising a child.  Your children deserve to see you happy and in a productive relationship.  Not only […]

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Help! My Relationship has Issues!

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Help! My Relationship has Issues!

For this month, we are going to a bit of a different format. We are going to start a series of blogs for the month. The theme this month is Relationship Building. The first topic I want to address is relationship issues. The term, ‘issues,’ in the context of relationships is a colloquialism for challenges […]

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