How to Stop Your Spouse from Ignoring and Avoiding You
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How to Stop Your Spouse from Ignoring and Avoiding You

Is your spouse ignoring you, making you feel frustrated and angry? Making changes in the way you handle this will stop your spouse from doing this behavior. Is your spouse tuning you out, refusing to answer you, or pretending that you are not even in the room? This behavior is meant to either punish you,…

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…

Patience Is the Persistent Application of Love and Boundaries
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Patience Is the Persistent Application of Love and Boundaries

Relying on patience alone to create change is neither effective nor loving. Loving someone involves a set of skills that promotes closeness while effectively dealing with problems. Patience is an important aspect of love But, love is not one single thing. People who like to say that love is patient or that love is unconditional,…

How to Get Your Spouse to Stop Blaming You
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How to Get Your Spouse to Stop Blaming You

Blaming is one of several damaging behaviors that people unwittingly reward their spouse for doing. Just as giving candy to a tantruming child won’t result in fewer tantrums, your reactions to your spouse’s blaming may be getting you more and more blaming. It makes a difference whether your spouse blames you a lot or a…

Understand and Reduce Your Husband’s Anger for a Better Marriage
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Understand and Reduce Your Husband’s Anger for a Better Marriage

Do you know which of the four motivators is making your husband be so angry? Figuring that out will help you deal with him effectively. When your husband is angry, it forces you to focus on his emotion and his words. At that time he will either be blaming you or criticizing you. His behaviors…