4 Steps for Making Up After an Argument or Fight with Your Spouse
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4 Steps for Making Up After an Argument or Fight with Your Spouse

You are ready to make up after your fight or argument but your spouse isn’t. Here are four steps you can take to get your relationship back on track fast. Whether it was your fault or not, and no matter the reason for the fight, you need to get your marriage back on track. After…

Wife always Complains? What it Means. What You Can Do
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Wife always Complains? What it Means. What You Can Do

If your wife always complains, don’t make the mistake of just ignoring her. Complaints are a warning sign. If you don’t take care of them, you may lose your wife altogether. When your wife first started complaining, you may have tried to do things to make her happy. As the complaining continued, you probably felt…

How to Stop Being Blamed for Everything by Your Spouse
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How to Stop Being Blamed for Everything by Your Spouse

Does your spouse think everything’s your fault? That if there are problems, then you are to blame? Here’s how to effectively respond to blame and make your marriage better at the same time Blame may play an important role for your spouse. Because of that, he or she will be reluctant to give it up, even…

Why Your Selfish Husband Doesn’t Respect You
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Why Your Selfish Husband Doesn’t Respect You

What are the signs you are being disrespected in your marriage? What made your husband become selfish and disrespectful? How can you effectively deal with his selfishness and disrespect? What is it about your husband that makes him disrespect you?  Some men become disrespectful as soon as the honeymoon is over. Others don’t become disrespectful…

How to End Financial Conflicts with Your Spouse and Get Along Better
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How to End Financial Conflicts with Your Spouse and Get Along Better

Financial conflicts can cause relationship problems OR be caused by relationship problems. Dealing with the root cause will end your financial conflicts. Different values, different desires, and different needs are just a few of the reasons why couples argue about money. Dealing with these differences is essential to ending financial conflicts. A two step approach of:…

Why Your Husband Is Mean and Disrespectful
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Why Your Husband Is Mean and Disrespectful

There is no single cause or cure for a relationship with a mean and disrespectful man. The place to start improving your marriage is determining why he is this way. Is your husband mean and disrespectful? Do you know the real reason why he is behaving this way?  Some men have always been this way,…

Do You and Your Spouse Argue Because You Don’t Have Enough Time Together?
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Do You and Your Spouse Argue Because You Don’t Have Enough Time Together?

Arguing often indicates a desire to be loved brought on by growing distance.  Are you or your spouse fighting because you are feeling rejected and lonely? Arguing may be your spouse’s way to make sure that you still care.  For couples who have become emotionally distant, arguing is often a substitute for spending quality time together. It…

How to Stop Arguing with Your Spouse and Connect Instead
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How to Stop Arguing with Your Spouse and Connect Instead

Do you want to spend the rest of your married life arguing with your spouse? You can be the one to stop a bad pattern and create a better one. If you are secure if enough, you can stop arguing and start building your relationship. Did your parents try to fix relationship problems by arguing?  If…

An Interview with Dr. Jack Ito about Disrespectful Men
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An Interview with Dr. Jack Ito about Disrespectful Men

I was recently interviewed by the editor of an online woman’s journal.  The message she wanted me to give to her readers is:  1) that you should talk to your husband/partner if he is being disrespectful, and 2) if talking doesn’t work, you should leave him.  Needless to say, as a pro-marriage, Christian coach, I…

Why Your Husband Is So Angry and What to Do About It
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Why Your Husband Is So Angry and What to Do About It

To understand why your husband is so angry, you need to understand his motivations rather than just focusing on what he is blaming you for When your husband is so angry, it is easy to focus on his behavior. He will either be blaming your or withdrawing from you. These behaviors damage your marriage without…