How to Know if Your Marriage Is Over
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How to Know if Your Marriage Is Over

Many people give up too soon on their marriages, believing them to be over when they are not. There is only one situation that signals your marriage is over. Most of the people I help to reconcile have spouses who at first said, “It’s over.” When their spouse said that they were absolutely sincere. And yet,…

First Steps When Your Wife Wants to Separate
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First Steps When Your Wife Wants to Separate

Your marriage is not over when your wife wants to separate. Handled correctly, this can be a good opportunity for your marriage to become better than ever. If you are like most of the men I work with and your wife wants to separate, that came as a complete surprise to you. Even if your relationship…

Wife Want to Separate? Here’s How to Start Reconciling
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Wife Want to Separate? Here’s How to Start Reconciling

Your marriage is not over when your wife wants to separate. Handled correctly, this can be a good opportunity for your marriage to become better than ever. Were you shocked by your wife telling you she wanted to separate? Most of the men I work with felt that way even though their marriage had become very…

How To Know If You Can Trust Your Husband
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How To Know If You Can Trust Your Husband

Being too suspicious or not suspicious enough can both cause you to behave in ways that jeopardize your marriage. Being secure and being objective will help you to clearly know if you can trust your husband. In my work with women whose husbands are having affairs, about half of their husbands never were trustworthy. The other…

How to Reconcile when Your Husband is Leaving You
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How to Reconcile when Your Husband is Leaving You

It is possible to get your husband to come back to you. Like most things, it will require doing the right steps in the right order. Lesson 1: Why people (including your husband) do what they do I think a lot of women stress themselves out trying to figure out why their husband is leaving….

7 Separation Boundaries that Promote Reconciliation after Separation
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7 Separation Boundaries that Promote Reconciliation after Separation

Having good separation boundaries will prevent your spouse from having his (or her) cake and eating it, too. That, along with connecting with your spouse and being attractive, will promote reconciling. Although many people do reconcile after separation, many people don’t. What makes the difference between these two groups? It is the behavior of the partner who…

How to Make Your Spouse Feel Like a Priority
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How to Make Your Spouse Feel Like a Priority

If your spouse feels like you don’t prioritize your relationship, you will stop being a priority to your spouse and that could result in losing your spouse Whatever you prioritize in life you can keep. Many people are planning to prioritize their marriage–once the kids are raised, once they get their promotion, once they finish…

A Jealousy Self Test and How to Overcome Jealousy
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A Jealousy Self Test and How to Overcome Jealousy

Jealousy makes people feel mistrusted and controlled. It contributes to relationship dissatisfaction, broken relationships, cheating, affairs, and divorce. Jealousy is a combination of the feelings of fear of losing a loved one and anger at the love one’s attraction, attention, or affection toward someone else. People who feel jealous monitor their loved one’s behavior to…

How to Convince Your Husband to Go to Marriage Counseling
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How to Convince Your Husband to Go to Marriage Counseling

Simple steps to convince your husband to go to marriage counseling and what to do if he still won’t. While I typically steer people away from marriage counseling, there are a couple of good uses for it. One of the best uses for marriage counseling is when a couple primarily needs to learn to talk…

If Your Husband Wants Space, Here’s How to Respond
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If Your Husband Wants Space, Here’s How to Respond

What does it mean when your husband wants to separate and have space? How you respond to this message can make all the difference in saving your marriage. Let’s say your husband moved out or wants to. He told you that he needs time or space to figure out what he wants. What you need…