How to Persuade Your Spouse Not to Separate for Practical Reasons
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How to Persuade Your Spouse Not to Separate for Practical Reasons

Do you want to persuade your spouse to stay together for practical reasons (kids, finances, home, business) while your spouse wants to separate because your relationship is not emotionally close? This kind of problem typically occurs when: 1) a relationship started out as romantic, 2) changed to a business partner relationship, and 3) one of…

How to Get Your Spouse’s Respect and Keep It
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How to Get Your Spouse’s Respect and Keep It

Personal integrity, positive relationship building, and effective responding will create the respect you have been hoping for. Let’s start with a simple truth: If you are not getting respect from your spouse now, then what you are doing to get respect is not working. Successful people know that when what they are doing is not…

How to Rebuild Your Marriage in 7 Steps
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How to Rebuild Your Marriage in 7 Steps

Doing the right steps, in the right order, can make all the difference for saving for your marriage rather than ending it. When people are having a marital crisis, they often try to directly change their spouse’s thinking, feelings, or behavior. While that may be necessary, this single step approach will typically be met by…

6 Reasons Your Husband Won’t Talk to You and How to Help Him Want To
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6 Reasons Your Husband Won’t Talk to You and How to Help Him Want To

Discover the reasons your husband won’t talk to you and what you can do about it to make your relationship better–for the both of you. When men stop talking to their wives, it is not something that makes them happy. In fact, it makes both them and their wives miserable.

10 Reasons for Lack of Intimacy in Marriage and How to Fix It
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10 Reasons for Lack of Intimacy in Marriage and How to Fix It

Both emotional and physical intimacy are essential to satisfaction in marriage. What we do (or don’t do) can make it go away and can make it come back. For many people, intimacy is synonymous with sex. They are not the same thing. Sex may or may not be intimate, and it is only one example…

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…

Trial Separation vs. Unstructured Separation: Which is Better for Reconciling?
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Trial Separation vs. Unstructured Separation: Which is Better for Reconciling?

A trial separation is best used when both spouses want to build their relationship. Unstructured separations are much more helpful when only one spouse wants to reconcile. Let’s talk about why. Trial separation is a method commonly used by marriage counselors when husband and wife both want to reconcile, need to de-stress, and limit ongoing damage….

5 Reasons Why Your Husband Doesn’t Respect Your Boundaries and How to Get Him to
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5 Reasons Why Your Husband Doesn’t Respect Your Boundaries and How to Get Him to

If your husband doesn’t respect your boundaries, don’t give up. Boundaries are the key to stopping many damaging things that your husband may be doing. These 5 boundary tips will make your boundaries effective. Boundaries build respect and stop damaging behavior. They are so effective, the psychological community doesn’t want to teach you about them….

How to Have More Emotional Intimacy with a Difficult Spouse
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How to Have More Emotional Intimacy with a Difficult Spouse

Some spouses are reluctant to be more emotionally intimate and seem to be bothered when you try. Don’t despair! There are some helpful things you can do to restore emotional intimacy–even with a difficult spouse. Before getting married, most couples enjoy spending a lot of time together doing things just because they like to be…

The Real Reasons Behind Your Husband’s Cheating
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The Real Reasons Behind Your Husband’s Cheating

The reasons why men cheat and have affairs are not complex. Understanding them is key to preventing and ending cheating. When it comes to why men cheat and have affairs, women tend to have two problems. First, they tend to overthink the situation and come up with overly complicated answers. Secondly, they tend to believe…