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January 7, 2019

Happy New Year, I hope your Christmas season was filled with fun and warm memories.   

I am so glad you are part of the Safe Haven community; a lot is planned for Safe Haven Center and excited to have you join us this new year!


We look forward...

October 8, 2018

Hello Safe Haven Community,

I am constantly surprised by how little couples really talk about what really matters.  Couples all say they wish they could ‘communicate’ better. 

But couples don’t always know how to talk about the deeper heart issues, what really...

September 15, 2018

Hello Safe Haven Community,

Have you ever tried to share your complaint and got heated, maybe even contemptuous and angry … but you really wanted your spouse to understand how this thing bothers you?  

Then, here is the kicker, your spouse got hurt and offended by t...

September 8, 2018

Difficult:  Do you and your spouse have a difficult life which places stress and strain on the marriage? 

Are you faced with challenges regarding kids, money, work, health, in-laws and other circumstances?

These marriages have faced one thing after another and makin...

August 25, 2018

Hello Safe Haven Community,

“I wish you could understand how you hurt me when you do this or that!”

After sitting with over 700 couples during Safe Haven Marriage Intensives, the one phrase I hear the most is: “I wish my spouse could understand how they hurt me when they...

August 9, 2018

If we can teach and encourage people to get along and love well, 

we can change marriages, families and communities. 

We could impact the world.


How does the way we were loved and cared for growing up impact the way we get along in marriage and even th...

August 4, 2018

Dear Safe Haven Community,

We will present a series of blogs on bridging the gap between parents and their adult children.

We believe this is a very important topic for families today.

“We’d love to have you join us" is a common invitation parents give their grown childre...

July 21, 2018

Laughing with ice cream in hand, Beth and Jack stood with a group of their friends outside the restaurant. 

Looking over to Jack, Beth whispered, “are you ready to leave?” Jack smiled and kept talking to a friend. Suddenly Beth got ‘triggered.’ 

Beth could feel...

July 14, 2018

“What?! You didn’t pick up the dry cleaning? You drove right by and didn’t stop and get it?

Rose was upset. Her face turned red as her voice rose in volume.

Bert defended himself, “I knew I was going to be late for supper so I figured I’d get the dry cleaning tomorrow.”...

July 7, 2018

We don’t pick our family members, we are born and marry into our clan. Whether we like them or not, they are in our life for life.

We were created to live in community, and our first community is our family. When we get older, life grows and getting along with family, n...

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