How to Improve Your Relationship with an Anxious or Depressed Spouse
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How to Improve Your Relationship with an Anxious or Depressed Spouse

Stop waiting for your anxious or depressed spouse to recover before working on your relationship. Make the best of what you have now. Loving your husband or wife means more than just committing to live in the same house and help with the chores.  It means being a good partner and doing what you can…

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 martyr.   You know if you are…

How to Cope with Spouses Who Blame, Attack and Verbally Abuse
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How to Cope with Spouses Who Blame, Attack and Verbally Abuse

Blaming and verbal abuse are harmful for your relationship. But, failing to deal with these behaviors in your spouse is destructive, too. It’s time to start doing your part. Where do you draw the line with what your spouse says to you? Do you have a three step plan to make sure that these patterns…

Affairs in Marriage:  Do’s and Don’ts for Reconciling
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Affairs in Marriage: Do’s and Don’ts for Reconciling

Acting on impulse is not the best strategy when you want to reconcile. Follow non-destructive principles until you become more stable. How do you feel?  What do you want?  These are hard questions to answer when your relationship has been turned upside down by an affair. Your answers to these questions may change from day…

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

Setting boundaries with an alcoholic or addicted spouse can be confusing. Setting them correctly will help you to live with and help your addicted spouse. You don’t need to give up on your relationship. Nobody wants to be addicted to drugs or alcohol, including your spouse.  There is a gap, however, between wanting to get…

How to Love and Help an Addicted Spouse and Save Your Marriage
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How to Love and Help an Addicted Spouse and Save Your Marriage

If your spouse is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you will need to deal with that before your relationship can improve. Trying to build a relationship with an addicted spouse is like trying to build your relationship with someone who is having an affair. Just when you think you are making progress, you will find…