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…

How to Get Your Spouse to Love and Desire You More
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How to Get Your Spouse to Love and Desire You More

Does it seem like no matter how much you communicate your needs, your spouse just isn’t very loving? Every second of every day, there is some relationship being damaged or lost by well intentioned people. They are sincerely trying to make their relationship closer but the way they are going about it is actually causing…

12 Ways Neediness is Hurting Your Relationship
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12 Ways Neediness is Hurting Your Relationship

How many of these needy characteristics can you find in yourself? Needy characteristics are the silent killer of people’s relationships just as high blood pressure is the silent killer of people’s health. I used to have this problem and was repeatedly damaging my relationships. Fortunately, just like high blood pressure, neediness can be reduced or even…

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 Improve Your Marriage without Your Spouse’s Help
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How to Improve Your Marriage without Your Spouse’s Help

Your spouse is not stopping you from improving your marriage Have you tried to improve your marriage by talking with your spouse about problems? Most people find doing that either only creates temporary improvement or no improvement at all. As a relationship coach, I want to help people create changes that not only result in…

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…

How to Have Lasting Relationships and Loving Marriages
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How to Have Lasting Relationships and Loving Marriages

Combining healthy expectations with relationship building behaviors will give you a satisfying relationship. I have worked with thousands of men, women, and couples over the last 30 years. Today, I want to share with you some core skills for relationship success. You can then start to put these skills to use right away. To benefit, you…

How to Stop Overthinking and Stressing Out about Your Relationship
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How to Stop Overthinking and Stressing Out about Your Relationship

Do you spend more time worrying about your relationship than you do enjoying it? If you do, you will be more upset when even little upsets happen. You will also tend to overreact to your spouse’s words and behaviors. You will be watchful and try to figure out the deeper meanings behind them.