Marriage & Relationship Coach

Parenting Conflict with Controlling Spouses

Parenting conflict signals that it’s time to work on your marital relationship. Not surprisingly, many couples who have parenting conflict are unable to work out their differences because they have other problems in their relationships as well.  Improving your relationship with your spouse will make parenting easier for you and the kids.   How would you...

Parenting Arguments? 5 Realizations that Matter

Realization 1:  Parenting arguments happen because you both want the best for your child You are both so fixated on what is best for your child that you forget that getting along with your spouse may be even more important for your child.  Parenting arguments weaken the bond between you and your spouse, which can impact your children for a lifetime.  Compared...

Help Me With My Marriage: Angry Husband or Wife

Every emotion that people have has a purpose. The purpose of anger is to motivate someone to do something when resistance is encountered or expected. It is a method of control.  It never builds relationships, but it destroys many.  Learning to help your spouse with his or her anger problem may be one of the most loving things you do for the both of you. Stay...

Why Couples Argue in Marriage and Committed Relationships

Couples argue in marriage and committed relationships because they want to feel loved. It seems like a silly reason since arguing leads to a further loss of love.  Arguments typically start out as questions in the mind of the spouse or partner who is feeling a little less secure.  “Why is he…”  “Why is she….”  After that,...