Hindsight 20/20

In the movie, ‘When Harry Met Sally‘¬†starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal there is a beautiful ROM-COM quote that Harry (B.Crystal) says, ” When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the...

The Mother-In-Law

The inspiration for this week’s post came to me while standing in a store picking out Mother’s Day cards. I was in search of a mother-in-law Mother’s day card, and I became puzzled by the fact that the store only...

Origins of Wedding Day Traditions

Have you ever wonder why the bride carries a bouquet? Or why brides follow the saying, “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue”? Or what was the original purpose of bridesmaids and groomsmen? For this week’s post, I...

Why Won’t He Commit?

When you type the word commitment into Google search two definitions are provided the first, “the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.” The second definition Google provides, ” an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom...

No. Nuclear. Weapons

My husband Bernard and I have disputes that quickly escalate. You may be wondering how someone who is in the conflict management profession can have conflicts with her husband at all? Let alone, conflicts that escalate? It is important that...

Vendors, Vendors, Vendors

Vendors are a crucial element to your wedding day. Picking the right vendor can be a lot of pressure on an engaged couple as choosing one that is unqualified or unprofessional could have a detrimental outcome on your experience. Vendors...

A Spouse’s Revelation

Originally posted on March 17, 2017 on The Texas Conflict Coach “Will you please empty the dishwasher?” I asked my husband, Bernard one evening while I was preparing dinner. “Sure!” He said jumping to his feet. The way I worded...

The Guest List

The guests you invite to your wedding play a crucial role in making your day spectacular. While your wedding is a big day for you and your significant other, it can also be a momentous occasion for many of your...