Entries by Michael Curtis

January Marriage Booster

I love my wife; deeply, sincerely, and passionately. What’s more, I like Patty.  She is smart, inquisitive, intelligent, empathetic, and loving. She has an amazing heart and is giving beyond belief. Patty likes me too, most of the time.  I can be grumpy, isolative, and opinionated at times.  However, I have hopefully learned to navigate […]

The Magic of the Seven-Second Kiss

In a world bustling with distractions and rapid pace, finding moments of connection is vital for maintaining strong relationships. An almost magical practice for ensuring the connection between a husband and wife is the seven-second kiss – a simple yet powerful gesture that can transform intimacy and foster deeper bonds between partners. The concept is […]

Control the Desire to Correct Him

The Bible is full of scriptures that encourage us to correct each other when we fall into the traps of sin, to challenge each other to grow in grace and knowledge, and to sharpen each other in our walk with Christ.  However, a wise woman seeking to respect her husband considers when, where, and how […]

The Kiss

Once you understand the purpose and power behind marriage, it is valuable to understand the differences between how men and women communicate.  After 38 years of marriage, I am still amazed at how many words Patty uses on an average day.  It is estimated that the average woman uses 15,000 words in a day. In contrast, a man is lucky if he uses 5,000.


The Purpose of Marriage

I recently heard a podcast from our friends at Fierce Marriage concerning scripture and marriage which motivated me to think a little deeper about what scripture says about a believer’s marriage.   I personally love the science behind marriage; communication, sexuality, emotion, etc.   However, as believers, we need a strong understanding of what scripture has to say about covenant marriage.

Is Yeti Poop the Secret To a Long Lasting Marriage

“We realized that those couples who committed to a weekend at one of our Beaver’s Bend State Park marriage enrichment events had lower separation and divorce rates than the national average.  In fact, of those who were able to find Yeti Poop during the Saturday afternoon treasure hunt, we can’t remember any who are not still married.”