Why Couples Argue about Money and How to Stop
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Why Couples Argue about Money and How to Stop

Arguments always have two components–the actual practical issue, and the way people feel about the issue. A one step approach of presenting facts won’t get you to a better relationship. A two step approach will be much easier. People have different values concerning how money should be spent or saved. They also have different ideas…

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 Trust Your Spouse More without Being a Victim
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How to Trust Your Spouse More without Being a Victim

Are you always on guard because you don’t trust your spouse? Have you been repeatedly deceived? What can you do rather than just being patient and forgiving? I don’t think anyone wants to go throughout their day with some gut feeling that their spouse is up to something. The more we have been deceived, the…

How to Get Over a Past Love So You Can Love Your Spouse Even More
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How to Get Over a Past Love So You Can Love Your Spouse Even More

Most people have loved and lost. But some people have trouble letting go. This can impair their ability to fully love their current partner. You can fall in love again and it can be even better than the one you lost. I fell in love with a young woman, many years ago when I was…

Get Better Behavior from Your Spouse without Conflict
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Get Better Behavior from Your Spouse without Conflict

You can get your spouse to change by working on effectively responding to what your spouse is or is not doing If you are like many dissatisfied spouses, you can identify some significant problems that your spouse has. It may be that the only way for your relationship to improve is to somehow get your…

How to Love and Live with an Addicted Spouse
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How to Love and Live with an Addicted Spouse

You can learn how to set healthy boundaries with an addicted spouse. Healthy boundaries will not only help your spouse, but they will also make your life and relationship better. With good boundaries, you don’t need to feel like it’s either settling for a bad relationship or divorcing. You don’t have to give up on…

How to Love a Spouse with Psychological Problems
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How to Love a Spouse with Psychological Problems

If your spouse has psychological problems, you have to have a balance between taking care of your spouse and taking care of yourself If your spouse has an ongoing psychological problem, such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, or OCD, it’s easy to change from being a partner to being a caregiver. And that caring may be…

How to Stop Arguing about Money and Improve Your Relationship
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How to Stop Arguing about Money and Improve Your Relationship

Financial problems in marriage have both a financial aspect and a relationship aspect. Learn to deal with both and you can talk about anything. The answer to financial problems is often simple, but talking to your spouse about it may be difficult. First, let’s consider the simple answer to financial problems–increase income and decrease expenses until…

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…