4 Steps for Making Up After an Argument or Fight with Your Spouse
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4 Steps for Making Up After an Argument or Fight with Your Spouse

You are ready to make up after your fight or argument but your spouse isn’t. Here are four steps you can take to get your relationship back on track fast. Whether it was your fault or not, and no matter the reason for the fight, you need to get your marriage back on track. After…

Wife always Complains? What it Means. What You Can Do
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Wife always Complains? What it Means. What You Can Do

If your wife always complains, don’t make the mistake of just ignoring her. Complaints are a warning sign. If you don’t take care of them, you may lose your wife altogether. When your wife first started complaining, you may have tried to do things to make her happy. As the complaining continued, you probably felt…

4 Keys to Effective Boundaries You Can Use to Build Your Marriage
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4 Keys to Effective Boundaries You Can Use to Build Your Marriage

Boundaries are the effective alternative to arguing or pleading with your spouse to change. Stop losing respect and get back to a better relationship.  Do your marriage problems get worse when you talk about them with your spouse? If so, you may have learned to keep your mouth shut rather than make your problems worse….

How to Stop Being Blamed for Everything by Your Spouse
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How to Stop Being Blamed for Everything by Your Spouse

Does your spouse think everything’s your fault? That if there are problems, then you are to blame? Here’s how to effectively respond to blame and make your marriage better at the same time Blame may play an important role for your spouse. Because of that, he or she will be reluctant to give it up, even…

Why Your Selfish Husband Doesn’t Respect You
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Why Your Selfish Husband Doesn’t Respect You

What are the signs you are being disrespected in your marriage? What made your husband become selfish and disrespectful? How can you effectively deal with his selfishness and disrespect? What is it about your husband that makes him disrespect you?  Some men become disrespectful as soon as the honeymoon is over. Others don’t become disrespectful…

6 Steps to Go From Marriage Crisis to Loving Marriage
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6 Steps to Go From Marriage Crisis to Loving Marriage

If you are having a marriage crisis, you need to know the steps for how to save your marriage. Missing even one step can make a big difference. When you are having a marital crisis, the obvious solution is to get your spouse to change. But, the harder you try to change your spouse, the…

Do You and Your Spouse Argue Because You Don’t Have Enough Time Together?
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Do You and Your Spouse Argue Because You Don’t Have Enough Time Together?

Arguing often indicates a desire to be loved brought on by growing distance.  Are you or your spouse fighting because you are feeling rejected and lonely? Arguing may be your spouse’s way to make sure that you still care.  For couples who have become emotionally distant, arguing is often a substitute for spending quality time together. It…

How to Stop Arguing with Your Spouse and Connect Instead
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How to Stop Arguing with Your Spouse and Connect Instead

Do you want to spend the rest of your married life arguing with your spouse? You can be the one to stop a bad pattern and create a better one. If you are secure if enough, you can stop arguing and start building your relationship. Did your parents try to fix relationship problems by arguing?  If…

An Interview with Dr. Jack Ito about Disrespectful Men
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An Interview with Dr. Jack Ito about Disrespectful Men

I was recently interviewed by the editor of an online woman’s journal.  The message she wanted me to give to her readers is:  1) that you should talk to your husband/partner if he is being disrespectful, and 2) if talking doesn’t work, you should leave him.  Needless to say, as a pro-marriage, Christian coach, I…

Should I Patiently Wait for My Spouse to Change?
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Should I Patiently Wait for My Spouse to Change?

Being patient is more likely to result in divorce, but that doesn’t mean you need do something needy or controlling either. Are you “patiently” drifting further and further away from your spouse?  Problems in your marriage can make you seriously consider whether you married your soul mate or whether you made a big mistake.  When…