Thriving Couples Blog
“Where there is a withdrawn or silent man, there is usually a critical woman.” Steven Stosny and Patricia Love, How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It First off: this quote is a bit unfair. There are certainly men who simply aren’t chatty, no matter...
Dr. Bing’s Comments on Quotes (002): Dedicated to Rev. Jim Froehlig. Mentor, Friend, Example, Colleague, Pastor
By Dr. Bing Wall, LMFT “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 12:15b There are two chains in the link of life: learning from the previous generation and giving to the next. This is one of the great joys of family: learning from your parents...
By Dr. Bing Wall “He who has never seen darkness has never seen the sun.” K. Chesterton, 1917 There is a common belief that the proof of God’s non-existence is the presence of evil in the world. I’ve lost count of the times I’ve heard people say, “I can’t possibly...
This is another blog in a series from old things I’m finding cleaning out files…past due, no doubt (click Here for the others). The quote below is left over from my dissertation back in my Ph.D. studies at Iowa State in the 1990’s! YIKES! In any case . . .
All he does is play video games. All she does is nag. Learn how to break the pattern and how Dr. Bing can help you thriving in your marriage.
The number one complaint women bring to therapy is “My husband won’t talk to me.” I wouldn’t be surprised if the second complaint is, “I can’t say anything to him without him taking it personal and getting mad or shutting down.”
Fighting is certainly no way to live. It wears people out. And we’ve all heard the argument, “It’s better to divorce than fight in front of the kids all the time.” Careful. Divorce seems like the easy solution, but it creates a whole new . . .
Yeah, I work with married people, but I see a lot of formerly married people and a bunch of people who are thinking of marriage and many many single people about all kinds of things. Maybe my title is “Marriage Therapist.”
The reason I’m thinking of this topic is because I recently checked the articles on Christianity Today and discovered that Bill Gothard (79), the founder of the Institutes of Basic Life Principles . . .
Dr. Bing seeks to reduce the fears of cohabiting couples about marital therapy.