How to Effectively Deal with Criticism from Your Spouse
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How to Effectively Deal with Criticism from Your Spouse

Effective responding minimizes or stops criticism without making your relationship worse. Criticism damages more relationships than any other single behavior. It is at the top of the list for needy behaviors. It causes people to fall out of love and contributes to driving spouses to seek validation outside of their marriages. Criticism is normal in…

Angry Spouse? Here’s How to Make Things Better
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Angry Spouse? Here’s How to Make Things Better

Walking on eggshells may stop an outburst today, but drain your love–without making things better. Here’s how to make things better and never walk on eggshells again. While we must not intentionally try to make our spouses angry, we shouldn’t fear it happening. It happens in every relationship. Of course no one likes their spouse…

4 Things NOT Do When You Have an Alcoholic Spouse (Avoid These Relationship Mistakes)
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4 Things NOT Do When You Have an Alcoholic Spouse (Avoid These Relationship Mistakes)

If you have an alcoholic spouse, you may be making one of these four mistakes. Changing even that one thing can give your relationship a real boost.  Everyone wants to have a good marriage or relationship. People who have an alcoholic spouse want to have a good relationship. Even alcoholic spouses, want to have good relationships. No…

How to Cope with Spouses who Blame, Criticize and Verbally Abuse
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How to Cope with Spouses who Blame, Criticize and Verbally Abuse

Are you ready to be part of the solution by learning how to effectively respond, rather than react, to your spouse’s blaming, criticism, or verbal abuse? It is time for you to realize that if your spouse is repeatedly blaming, criticizing, or verbally abusing you, what you are doing to stop it does not work….