Marriage tip, hold hands often, it shows that you are there for each other, it demonstrates that you care. Holding hands is great for your marriage!

If you want to improve the connectedness between you and your husband or wife it can be achieved quite easily. Science has shown that the simple act of holding hands is beneficial for your marriage on many levels. It’s such a simple thing to do but contributes so much to our relational wellbeing. Here are just a few of the benefits gained by holding hands:

  1. It communicates that I am there for you.
  2. It sends a clear message to each other and others that you are committed to your relationship.
  3. It demonstrates that you are not embarrassed by being together in each other’s company.
  4. Holding hands triggers the release of oxytocin. This increases feelings of trust and compassion.
  5. Oxytocin also helps reduce feelings of fear and anxiety bringing down your heart rate and benefitting your blood pressure. Overall holding hands leads to a more relaxed state.

It doesn’t take much to hold hands, and the benefits are so great so why not make it a habit when you are out and about together. More information about the science behind holding hands can be found by clicking here.

Bringing Worlds Together Book

Many couples struggle to get on the same page in marriage. Whether you are newlyweds or have been married for years Bringing Worlds Together will help you blend together. Expect to learn more about your spouse, gain insight and be challenged.

Are you ready to move closer rather than drift apart?

Available in print and ebook formats.

Adjusting Expectations Book

No-one enters marriage expectation free. Adjusting Expectations helps identify how expectations were formed and whether or not they were realistic. Most expectations need some adjustment; they are often too high but can also be set too low. The good news is expectations can be reset!

Find out what you should expect and what God expects from you.

Available in print and ebook formats.

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