Weddings are such joyous occasions, filled with hope, good wishes from friends, and a commitment to love each other for the rest of your lives. But over time, romance can dwindle to a flickering ember. The connection you once felt with your spouse may have drifted out to sea like an untethered lifeboat. Or you may find yourself wishing that you could communicate better with your partner. If so, be encouraged. Not everyone knows how to successfully navigate the minefields of marriage.

If this sounds like you, then welcome to After the Aisle where the “maritally challenged” can find the help they need for where they are hurting most — their relationship. On this blog, you will be reading posts from a marriage therapist who has 20 years of experience and who has been with his wife for almost 30 years of his life. Some of what I will be writing comes from lessons that I have learned the hard way as a husband. Some will come from professional experience. And some will come from the principles of my Christian faith. It is my hope that what you read here will be both enlightening and helpful as you continue your journey after the aisle.