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Practical marriage advice covering common marital problems such as commitment, disagreements, money and raising a family together.

Am I Safe with You? Are You Safe with Me? Building Relationships on Mutual...

 In today’s culture, individuals are on high alert about abuse and harassment issues to the extent that the quest for meaningful relationships is affected by concerns about whether or not a person is trustworthy. Nevertheless, the need for belonging, the...

Why You Should Change Yourself Instead of Your Spouse

Why you should change yourself instead of your spouse? Change is hard for a lot of people. When you look at your relationship, I am sure you can see a lot of things our spouse needs to change but what...

When Caregiving and Marriage Collide: Overcoming Loneliness in Crowded Spaces

You’ve been successful managing most aspects of your complicated life and are proud of the relationships you’ve nurtured and maintained through it all. Whether you’re a baby boomer, a millennial or somewhere in between, research tells us that your...

Are Online Affairs as Bad and Hurtful as Physical Affairs

The short answer is yes. However, there are a lot of factors that go into determining whether this is actually the case or not. Anytime a spouse gives away a part of him or herself to someone else, whether emotionally,...

Can One Spouse Fix a Broken Marriage?

Elise was at the restaurant, very much looking forward to spending an intimate evening with Jeff after dinner. But when Jeff arrived, he was distracted and seemed ill at ease. Then without warning, he said, “I can’t do this...

How To Save Your Marriage Alone Even After He Has Checked Out

Some marriages are worth salvaging, even when they look so hopeless.  And I’m a believer that it takes one person to save a relationship and I have proven it with my track record of helping thousands of women amend...

Marriage in Digital Era – 8 Apps for Couples

The times have definitely changed. We can either feel nostalgic about the good old days when marriage was kept within the four walls, or we can choose to adapt to this social shift of the modern century and take...

Don’t Let Your Job Ruin Your Marriage

The pressures of work can be tough. Meeting deadlines and keeping your boss happy can sap your energy and leave you empty by the time you get home each evening. But, your primary commitment should be to your spouse...

When Debt Affects Your Marriage

Statistics show that money is the root cause of many divorces. Once the honeymoon phase is over, the practicalities of everyday life can often be the source of irreparable wear and tear on even the happiest of marriages. Money...

How to Make Marriage Work After Having Kids

Life before kids. If you have children, it may be a challenge trying to remember what life was like without them! The change a new baby makes in a family unit is so jarring that your brain may be...

Is your Marriage in Trouble – Signs to Look For

Every couple becomes disconnected from each other occasionally. Time constraints, familial responsibilities and issues at work all can work against a solid relationship and sometimes problems arise. A strong relationship or a couple that is determined to stay together will work through these moments by talking through the problems...

Being Civil During a Divorce – It Won’t Be Easy

Regardless of why you are getting a divorce, the process itself is very difficult, churning up emotional reactions that you probably didn’t expect. Being civil during a divorce is absolutely one of the most difficult aspects of severing the knot, but it is also one of the most enriching...

The Importance of Time Apart – We All Need Space

Absence makes the heart grow stronger. For a married couple, especially one with a family, a little absence can be just the thing to refuel and recharge the marital and familial batteries. Far too many couples fear that enjoying time away from their partners or families indicates that something...