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Keep Small Things Small

  • Dr. David B. Hawkins The Marriage Recovery Center
  • 2012 24 Jan
Keep Small Things Small

A small sliver under the skin can be enough irritation to ruin a day. A word misspoken can also ruin an otherwise wonderful connection to your mate. Since we aren’t perfect, we must have a built in "reset" button that allows us to quickly apologize and get back to the joys of connection with our mate. Consider promptly admitting wrong when it occurs and be willing to forgive and get back to loving and enjoying one another. “I know that nothing good lives in me, that is in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but cannot carry it out.” (Romans 7:18)


Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and Saying It So He'll Listen. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities.