Carissa + Travis: The Beauty of Marriage

Interview with Carissa:  The Beauty of Marriage | realmarriedlife.comI get the chance to meet some really special couples in my work as a wedding coordinator.  It’s one of my favorite parts of my job.  One of those couples, Travis & Carissa, just celebrated their first wedding anniversary, and I would love for you to meet them!  What I love about Carissa and Travis is how committed they are to one another and to starting their marriage in the right way.

I asked Carissa to share her thoughts with you about marriage lessons they have learned over this first year.  They have some great wisdom for couples in any stage – about seeking counsel, communication, accepting change, [Read more…]

How to Stay Married When you Move – Part Four

How TMoving to a New City:  Advice from several women about how to deal with the issues that arise when you move to a new city.  realmarriedlife.comEveryone knows that couple that fits perfectly together.  The couple that completely deserves one another and makes it obvious to the outside world that they treasure their relationship.  Well, meet Stephanie and Jared, a couple we met in college who now lives on the other side of the world in Japan.  Obviously, this raised-in-Kansas girl knows something about moving to a new city and keeping it all together!  I’m so glad that she gets to share part four of this series about moving, because she has an incredible experience and perspective. [Read more…]

How to Stay Married When You Move – Part Three

How To Stay Married When You Move:  Advice from several women about how to deal with the issues that arise when you move to a new city.  realmarriedlife.comWelcome to the third part of this series!  In this article learn from Jenna, Heather, Jessica, and Winona about how to best succeed in the midst of loneliness, emotional strain, and difficulties that arise when a couple moves. [Read more…]

How To Stay Married When You Move – Part Two

How To Stay Married When You Move:  Advice from several women about how to deal with the issues that arise when you move to a new city.  realmarriedlife.comBeing just a couple years out from a long distance move myself, I know the importance of keeping your marriage strong in such a stressful transition.  I shared a bit of our story in Part One, and you will hear from many other women throughout the week.  Hopefully you are encouraged and find some useful advice from those who have walked this road before! [Read more…]

How To Stay Married When You Move – Part One

How To Stay Married When You Move:  Advice from several women about how to deal with the issues that arise when you move to a new city.  realmarriedlife.comMoving to a new city is really difficult. It probably won’t leave you actually wanting to end your marriage, but it’s a really challenging time!  Take this stress survey that ranks stressful life events, and you will find that moving to a new city ranks extremely high because [Read more…]