How to Respond When Your Wife Says She Just Wants to be Friends
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How to Respond When Your Wife Says She Just Wants to be Friends

What does it mean when your wife doesn’t want to divorce, but just wants to be friends? How you handle this situation can make the difference between reconciling and not. If your wife wants to divorce and be friends, it is a different issue from staying married and being friends. If your wife wants to…

Role Play: A Quick Way to Improve Your Marriage
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Role Play: A Quick Way to Improve Your Marriage

Role play is the effective alternative to talking about problems with your spouse, that brings improvement rather than conflict. When you use role play with your spouse, you directly put into practice a new way of behaving toward each other. This is far better than the indirect route of trying to convince your spouse to…

How to Make Your Spouse Feel Like a Priority
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How to Make Your Spouse Feel Like a Priority

If your spouse feels like you don’t prioritize your relationship, you will stop being a priority to your spouse and that could result in losing your spouse Whatever you prioritize in life you can keep. Many people are planning to prioritize their marriage–once the kids are raised, once they get their promotion, once they finish…

What You Need to Know about Talking about Marriage Problems
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What You Need to Know about Talking about Marriage Problems

Most people think that talking about problems is the best way to resolve them. But is that really true? Do you remember the last time you talked with your spouse about a relationship problem? How did it go? If you are like all of the people I work with, it didn’t go well. One or…

Spouse Won’t Go to Marriage Counseling? How to Improve Your Marriage
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Spouse Won’t Go to Marriage Counseling? How to Improve Your Marriage

Many people think there is no way to improve their marriage if their spouse won’t go to marriage counseling. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Although you may be upset with your spouse, you need to realize that your spouse does not want a bad relationship any more than you do. Bad relationships are…

How to Make Your Wife Feel Loved and Want to Stay
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How to Make Your Wife Feel Loved and Want to Stay

Women who don’t feel loved eventually fall out of love and leave their husbands. Learning how to make her feel loved now can prevent a world of hurt later. I work with many men who want to win their wives back. In most cases, they loved their wives but did a poor job of making…

End Your Spouse’s Addiction and Have a Better Marriage
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End Your Spouse’s Addiction and Have a Better Marriage

Badgering your spouse to end an addiction will do more harm than good. You need to combine love and good boundaries if you want to see things change. Trying to build a relationship with an addicted spouse is frustrating and prone to failure. Just when you think you are making progress, you will find your…

Better Communication in Marriage to Promote Understanding
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Better Communication in Marriage to Promote Understanding

Do you communicate to your spouse what you want in a direct, clear, and positive way? Learning to do so can help your spouse to enjoy talking with you more and help you get more of what you want from your spouse. What do you usually do when your spouse is doing something you don’t…