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

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...

Are You Sabotaging Your Own Marriage?

Remember when you first met and fell in love, whether at first sight or over time? You experienced an emotional high for months…maybe even years, had relentless butterflies in your stomach, and dreamed of a future together. Eventually, you...

Did you Marry Me Or Facebook – Is Being Connected Killing your Marriage

Since its inception in 2004, Facebook has become the quintessential time-waster of millions of users worldwide. Most of us feel a bit anxious if we go more than a few hours without checking in to see what our friends...

Couples Abused by Marriage Counselors

Spouses who have been physically or verbally abused seek advice from counselors only to be abused again by them. Talk about being down on your luck. The idea of marriage counselors abusing couples smacks of injustice and brings the...

Money Troubles in a Marriage – Are You Headed for Divorce

Money troubles in a marriage are one reason couples end up in divorce court. Alright, so money can’t buy happiness. But if there is good money management in the home, it brings about peace of mind for husband and...

When the love of your life leaves – 5 steps to help you heal

The end of a relationship or marriage can feel like death. Grief is an appropriate response. This means anger, sadness, denial might all arise. It’s visceral. Breathing is hard. You can’t sleep. For the person being left it can feel...

Why Women Leave Men they Love

As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous marriage counselling issues. While many situations are complex, there’s one profoundly simple truth that men need to know. It’s this – Women...

Fighting in Public – Why You Should Settle Disagreements in Private

You are at the grocery store line up and the couple in front of you is fighting. Not loudly, yet, but you can tell by the body language and the tone of voice that it is going to escalate quickly. What do you do? Nothing is worse then listening...

Trusting the Opposite Sex – You Need to in Order to Find True Love

From movies to songs, to thought patterns passed down from one generation to the next – trusting the opposite sex has become one of the hardest things for people to do. There are so many assumptions in this world that deem the opposite sex as unsuitable suitors, who are...

Commitment – Being Faithful to the One You Love

Commitment Someone who’ll go the distance I need somebody who’ll stand power And make me go weak in the knees Commitment And everything that goes with it I need honor and love in my life from somebody Who’s playin’ for keeps” Lee Ann Rimes had it right in the second to last line of her song ‘Commitment.’...