As we consider the life of Jesus, we see a man who seemed to enjoy himself. He naturally gathered around his friends, feasted during specific celebrations, and sat at tables of food and drink. When you consider your marriage, or primary relationships, are you celebrating with them? Do you create opportunities to laugh, love and enjoy relationships? This may take extra effort, carving out time and opportunities to truly be available to the ones you love. Set work and other obligations aside long enough to enjoy people important to you. 

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 When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. 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. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed!