How to Know if Your Marriage Is Over
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How to Know if Your Marriage Is Over

Many people give up too soon on their marriages, believing them to be over when they are not. There is only one situation that signals your marriage is over. Most of the people I help to reconcile have spouses who at first said, “It’s over.” When their spouse said that they were absolutely sincere. And yet,…

First Steps When Your Wife Wants to Separate
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First Steps When Your Wife Wants to Separate

Your marriage is not over when your wife wants to separate. Handled correctly, this can be a good opportunity for your marriage to become better than ever. If you are like most of the men I work with and your wife wants to separate, that came as a complete surprise to you. Even if your relationship…

Wife Want to Separate? Here’s How to Start Reconciling
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Wife Want to Separate? Here’s How to Start Reconciling

Your marriage is not over when your wife wants to separate. Handled correctly, this can be a good opportunity for your marriage to become better than ever. Were you shocked by your wife telling you she wanted to separate? Most of the men I work with felt that way even though their marriage had become very…

7 Separation Boundaries that Promote Reconciliation after Separation
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7 Separation Boundaries that Promote Reconciliation after Separation

Having good separation boundaries will prevent your spouse from having his (or her) cake and eating it, too. That, along with connecting with your spouse and being attractive, will promote reconciling. Although many people do reconcile after separation, many people don’t. What makes the difference between these two groups? It is the behavior of the partner who…

Your Spouse’s Real Reasons for Wanting a Divorce
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Your Spouse’s Real Reasons for Wanting a Divorce

Although most spouses say they want a divorce because of problems in the marriage, rarely is that the actual reason. Understanding the real reason your spouse wants a divorce will help you know how to work on reconciling. People are often shocked when their spouse wants a divorce. Yet, when I ask them how their relationship…

How to Make Sure Marriage Differences Don’t Become Irreconcilable
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How to Make Sure Marriage Differences Don’t Become Irreconcilable

Can you get cooperation and fix a marriage when you are very different from each other?  Absolutely! The main reason couples have difficulty solving their relationship problems is because they don’t work to find common ground. They want to fix the biggest differences so badly that they tackle those head on. The big differences reflect differences…

Q & A About How to Reconcile After a Marital Separation
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Q & A About How to Reconcile After a Marital Separation

Knowing the answers to a few simple questions can make the difference between reconciling or not, following a marital separation Are you wondering if you will be able to reconcile? Are you unsure about how to do that? What if there has been an affair? What if you’ve already tried to reconcile and it went…

How to Reconcile after a Long Separation and Get Re-Commitment
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How to Reconcile after a Long Separation and Get Re-Commitment

You absolutely can reconcile even if you have been separated a long time. You will have to take the right steps to prevent in indefinite friendship-only relationship. I often receive email from people who have been separated for anywhere from six months to 5 years.  Typically they ask me what the chances are for reconciling…

When to Let a Spouse who Cheated Move Back In
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When to Let a Spouse who Cheated Move Back In

If you take your cheating husband or wife back too soon, that is needy and encourages continued affairs. So, when should you take your cheating spouse back? Many people, in their desire to reconcile, will take a cheating spouse back too quickly.  The problem with this is that their spouses are still overcoming their attraction…