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Naperville Sun Times Interviews Our President On What Makes Marriages Work!

Our founder and president, James Smithers, was interviewed by the Naperville Sun Times and Aurora Beacon on the secrets to making marriages work. As an experienced couples counselor and expert in his community, James shared his thoughts on the fundamental necessities in making a marriage work and the toxic pitfalls that couples have to avoid […]

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Five Ways to Communicate More Effectively With Your Partner

Over the past several decades, roughly 50 percent of all marriages and 60 percent of all re-marriages have ended in divorce. Many studies point toward money as the leading cause, while others blame the birth of a couple’s first child, extra-marital affairs or blended families for the shocking decline in marital success. While these are […]

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Five Ways to Turn Conflict into Resolution

Fighting. We all do it. We fight about the laundry, the dishes, the cleaning, the finances, time together, sex, video games, fantasy football leagues, whose television show we’re going to sleep through at the end of the day and how long we should ground our teenage daughter for staying out after curfew! You name it, […]

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