How to Liven Up a Boring, Disconnected Marriage
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How to Liven Up a Boring, Disconnected Marriage

A relationship which is not enjoyable will eventually end, even if there are no other problems. If you or your spouse are not enjoying your relationship, you must take action now. Later may be too late. Marriages, just like single relationships, need to be fun. For sure there are a lot of responsibilities and things…

How to Stop Your Spouse from Ignoring and Avoiding You
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How to Stop Your Spouse from Ignoring and Avoiding You

Is your spouse ignoring you, making you feel frustrated and angry? Making changes in the way you handle this will stop your spouse from doing this behavior. Is your spouse tuning you out, refusing to answer you, or pretending that you are not even in the room? This behavior is meant to either punish you,…

Role Play: A Quick Way to Improve Your Marriage
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Role Play: A Quick Way to Improve Your Marriage

Role play is the effective alternative to talking about problems with your spouse, that brings improvement rather than conflict. When you use role play with your spouse, you directly put into practice a new way of behaving toward each other. This is far better than the indirect route of trying to convince your spouse to…

How to Apologize for Saying the Wrong Thing to Your Spouse
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How to Apologize for Saying the Wrong Thing to Your Spouse

There is a simple method for taking back something we said and making things positive again. The right words matter The wrong words or, lack of right words, are a major source of damage in relationships. Clarity and understanding are less important than love and connection. An overemphasis on clarity and understanding can damage your…

What You Need to Know about Talking about Marriage Problems
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What You Need to Know about Talking about Marriage Problems

Most people think that talking about problems is the best way to resolve them. But is that really true? Do you remember the last time you talked with your spouse about a relationship problem? How did it go? If you are like all of the people I work with, it didn’t go well. One or…

Better Communication in Marriage to Promote Understanding
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Better Communication in Marriage to Promote Understanding

Do you communicate to your spouse what you want in a direct, clear, and positive way? Learning to do so can help your spouse to enjoy talking with you more and help you get more of what you want from your spouse. What do you usually do when your spouse is doing something you don’t…

How to Talk about Sex for a More Satisfying Marriage
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How to Talk about Sex for a More Satisfying Marriage

Sexual dissatisfaction can cause relationship problems which can cause more sexual dissatisfaction. Learn how to improve sexual satisfaction for both of you, using better communication. People who are not sexually satisfied in their marriage begin to lose sexual desire for their partners.  After that, the frequency of sex drops off or stops altogether. When sex…

How to Keep Good Communication in a Long Distance Relationship
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How to Keep Good Communication in a Long Distance Relationship

Communication problems can lead to relationship issues in long distance relationships. Learn to keep your relationship alive and growing while you are apart. I first met my wife online while living 10,000 miles apart. She lived in Japan and was learning English. I lived in the USA and was learning Japanese. It would be three…

How to Solve Marriage Problems without Arguing
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How to Solve Marriage Problems without Arguing

Focusing on what you and your spouse both dislike about the problem will help you to solve marriage problems without arguing. Too often, people try to solve marriage problems by convincing their partners that they are wrong. This just brings resistance with no real change. Because of our partners’ desire to be right, they will not…

How to Talk About Relationship Problems in a Way that Your Spouse will Like
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How to Talk About Relationship Problems in a Way that Your Spouse will Like

The way you talk about relationship problems makes a huge difference. If your talking often evolves into conflicts, you will want to learn these rules for relationship success. It is not communication per se that builds relationships. Rather it is both the way the we talk about things and how much the other person enjoys…