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Heartfelt Marriage

You want to discover and develop the skills and attitudes that will enable you to have a mutually satisfying, emotionally healthy, till-death-do-us-part marriage!

Subscribe to the Heartfelt Marriage Podcast produced by author, speaker, broadcaster, poet, and marriage specialist, Dr. Ron Ross. He speaks from a Christian worldview and from the 52+ years he was married to the same cute little Colorado girl named Amy Kay.

The podcasts are usually less than 10-minutes long and filled with practical help for listeners.

Oct 31, 2017

Your emotions are volatile!

“My heart skipped a beat when she entered the room!” Ecstasy.

“When he turned away and left me standing on the beach by myself, my heart was broken.” Despair.

Both are matters of the heart! They are how you feel: your immediate reaction to a person, a comment, or an event.

You can...

Oct 25, 2017

“Be honest, brutally honest. That is what’s going to maintain relationships.” This “bad marriage advice” quote is attributed to Lauryn Hill, a singer/songwriter.

I want to ask Ms. Hill a couple of questions: Which do you enjoy the most, Ms. Hill, the brutality or the honesty? Also, Ms. Hill, when you’re on...

Oct 17, 2017

A recently divorced husband or wife says, “I don’t know what happened, he (or she) just blew up, screamed like a howling monkey, and stalked out the door. In a few weeks I got a registered letter from an attorney, and a few months later we were in divorce court.” 

One (and maybe both) people in that relationship...

Oct 12, 2017

There is a never-ending supply of advice for married couples – some of it is very bad.

Here are a few examples:

“If your relationship is in trouble, have a baby. It always makes everyone cheer up and be happy.”

Uhhhh no. A pregnant woman with morning sickness followed by a crying newborn baby with colic does not...

Oct 5, 2017

By 8:00 pm that night the pain around my heart had increased substantially. I figured it was one of those gas bubbles created by the extra-bacon BLT I made myself a few hours earlier.

Problem was, it kept getting worse. I changed sitting positions, swallowed some antacids, took a short walk, drank a couple of glasses of...