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 Get Your Husband’s Respect
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How to Get Your Husband’s Respect

You can get your husband’s respect by dealing with his destructive behaviors in an effective way, while also not having destructive behaviors yourself Many women mistakenly believe that the way to get respect is to tell their husbands what they don’t like about their behavior.  In essence–criticizing.  Criticizing, though, does nothing to either build respect…

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,…

How to Deal with a Spouse  Who Ignores You So You Can Save Your Marriage
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How to Deal with a Spouse Who Ignores You So You Can Save Your Marriage

Is your spouse ignoring you, making you feel frustrated? You can end the struggle for control by knowing what this behavior means and how to deal with it Is your spouse tuning you out, refusing to answer you, or pretending that you are not even in the room? This attempt to ignore you is actually…

What to Do When You want to Trust Your Husband, But Can’t
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What to Do When You want to Trust Your Husband, But Can’t

Trust issues are a result of dishonesty and words not matching behaviors. What do you do when you want to trust, but your gut tells you not to? He tells me I should trust him.  I want to, but I can’t. Trust is something that helps our relationships to grow by allowing to us to…

How to Get More Respect and Love from Your Spouse
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How to Get More Respect and Love from Your Spouse

When you lose your spouse’s respect, your relationship continues to deteriorate. You can regain that respect and get more love at the same time. If you feel like your spouse looks down on you, he or she probably does. Your spouse may either try to control you or make you feel inadequate. He or she…

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…

Are You Confusing Love and Respect? Respect Comes First
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Are You Confusing Love and Respect? Respect Comes First

Love and respect are intimately connected–but respect comes first Respect and love are not things we think of much in our marriage until they aren’t there anymore.  Neither of these things disappear in a single day, and the drain can be so slow that we are surprised when they’re gone.  You find out your spouse…

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…