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

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...

Orgasmic Meditation – A mindfulness based stroking practice is helping couples reconnect

“In essence I am suggesting that 20th-century women have been living for centuries in a male-oriented culture which has kept them unconscious of their own feminine principle. Now in their attempt to find their own place in a masculine...

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...

Marriage Help – Is it Time to Talk to a Counselor?

Need marriage help? Let the bells go cling-a-clang! SOS! No, make that SOM – save our marriage. When we have a tummy upset, we reach out for over-the-counter aspirin. But when that tummy upset becomes chronic and is depriving us of...

Marriage Review – Evaluating the Good and Bad in Your Marriage

Each year come tax time, couples sit down and itemize each aspect of their financial picture. In fact, it is not uncommon for people to analyze and review their financial picture monthly or quarterly even; taking proactive measures for...

A Wife’s Guide to Marital Mistakes

So many people, after experiencing a split or divorce, spend a lot of time wondering what wrong in the relationship. Around half of all people who get divorced include one spouse who did not see it coming. They did not see the warning signs, or figured that any of...

Adultery

It can seem so innocent when it starts. A few flirtatious comments, a giggle here and there, and an innocent cup of coffee or a quick “work date” all walk that fine line between being faithful and entering the highly emotionally distressing world of adultery. Pretty soon those innocent...

When Divorce Can be a Good Thing

There is a lovely quote that is credited to Marilyn Monroe that is actually quite insightful coming from a ditsy blonde bombshell. At some point in her career, she said, “Sometimes, good things fall apart so GREAT things can come together!” Often, when it comes to divorce and the...