Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

  • The Light is Here—Graduation and Licensing

    The Light is Here—Graduation and Licensing

      Graduation I’m so thrilled that the light at the end of a long tunnel is finally here! October 31, 2011 was my official graduation day from Capella University with a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MS, MFT)! It all began

    on Mar 19, 2012 • with 1 Comment

  • What’s Okay and What Isn’t Sexually?

    What’s Okay and What Isn’t Sexually?

    Right up at the top of the list of things I get asked about the most are all of the what’s okay and what isn’t types of questions. I have addressed this topic fairly extensively in the writings mentioned below, but I do have a

    on Mar 14, 2012 • with 35 Comments

  • Monday Marriage Funnies: Marriage Telepathy

    Monday Marriage Funnies: Marriage Telepathy

    Have you been married long enough to be able to do this yet?! : )

    on Mar 12, 2012 • with No Comments

  • A Taste of What Men Feel

    A Taste of What Men Feel

    The following is an email from a woman who shares her experience with feeling rejected sexually, and how it changed her perspective on many things about sex and the marriage relationship. We appreciate her willingness to share her insights. Dear Laura, I think I have

    on Mar 6, 2012 • with 20 Comments

  • MIS #059–Hungry Dog Syndrome, Part 2

    MIS #059–Hungry Dog Syndrome, Part 2

    In this episode #059 “Hungry Dog Syndrome, Part 2,” on “The Marital Intimacy Show,” marriage and intimacy expert, Laura M. Brotherson discusses this predicament in marriage from both the husband’s and the wife’s perspective and provides suggestions to help couples move past it to create

    on Mar 5, 2012 • with No Comments

  • Monday Marriage Funnies: A Man’s Emotional Well Runs Deep

    Monday Marriage Funnies: A Man’s Emotional Well Runs Deep

    How well do you and your spouse share emotions? (Go easy on the guys ladies…women tend to have an advantage there!)

    on Mar 5, 2012 • with 1 Comment

  • Six Tips to Strengthen Your Marriage Sexually

    Six Tips to Strengthen Your Marriage Sexually

    Sexual intimacy is as important for the health and vitality of the marriage relationship as is emotional closeness and spiritual connection. Sexual nourishment that feeds both husband and wife is the dessert of married life. Strengthening your marriage intimately — emotionally, spiritually and sexually —

    on Feb 29, 2012 • with 3 Comments

  • Vote for Laura’s Best Marriage Blog and Podcast on About.com

    Vote for Laura’s Best Marriage Blog and Podcast on About.com

    Vote Best Marriage Blog Laura’s Strengthening Marriage Blog We were pretty excited to learn that “Laura’s Strengthening Marriage Blog” was voted as an About.com Readers’ Choice Award Top 5 FINALIST for Best Marriage Blog! Voting is open til March 21st. We hope you’ll vote for us, and

    on Feb 28, 2012 • with No Comments

  • MIS #058–Hungry Dog Syndrome, Part 1

    MIS #058–Hungry Dog Syndrome, Part 1

    In this episode #058 “Hungry Dog Syndrome, Part 1,” on “The Marital Intimacy Show,” marriage and intimacy expert, Laura M. Brotherson discusses this predicament in marriage from both the husband’s and the wife’s perspective and provides suggestions to help couples move past it to create

    on Feb 27, 2012 • with No Comments

  • What Sex Means to a Man

    What Sex Means to a Man

    In working with couples it is quite evident that men and women each assign different meaning to lovemaking. It is common, and not terribly surprising that many women do not fully understand the nature of the sexual relationship from a man’s perspective. To be fair,

    on Feb 24, 2012 • with 109 Comments