Marriage & Relationship Coach

Loving a Narcissistic Sociopath

Is your partner charming, deceptive, and manipulative? You may have fallen into the trap of a narcissistic sociopath. Is there a way to make it work? Have you fallen in love with a charming person who you have caught cheating on you multiple times with multiple people, but with very good excuses for doing so?  Or, who you have found to cheat others financially...

Relationships with Anxious, Depressed, Husbands and Wives: Q & A

Loving your husband or wife means more than just committing to live in the same house.  It means being the best partner for him and working with him to make the relationship better for both of you.  When your husband or wife has a psychological problem, it can be hard to draw the lines between helping and codependence, between responsibility and blame.  Here...

Husband Has Psychological Problems? Don’t Become His Mom

Are you trying so hard to help your spouse with his psychological disorder that you have stopped being a partner and are more like a mother? Good intentions don’t always make a good relationship.  When help becomes excessive, partnership becomes parenting.  When that happens, sexual interests fall, and the relationship stalls until one partner becomes tired of...

Spouse Has Psychological Problems? Don’t Be a Martyr

If you have a spouse with a chronic psychological problem, such as severe anxiety or depression, it’s easy to change from being a partner to being a martyr.   Although you may feel like you are working hard for the sake of your husband or wife, it’s easy for your relationship to slip away if you aren’t careful.  You have to have a balance...

Husbands and Wives with Psychological Problems

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, each year about one fourth of US adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and many from more than one.  There is a high probability that either you or your spouse will suffer from a psychological disorder for at least a portion of your marriage.  Although you can find a lot of information on the...