Marriage problems are difficult to generalize because each situation and each couple is different. But one thing is universal: at the root of most problems is a feeling of not being emotionally supported. Here are some tips on how to understand your partner's emotional needs. … [Read more...] about Are your meeting your partner’s emotional needs?
Conflicts are inevitable part of any relationship. Considering the emotional and psychological makeup of the two sexes, and their unlike personalities and upbringing. It is impossible for couples to agree about everything at all times. A healthy partnership must have a room for constructive criticisms. Both parties need to be able to assert their opinions, oppose, and negotiate … [Read more...] about TIps for dealing with conflicts with your partner
It's sad that even in this day and age, divorce carries a stigma. 'When I tell people I'm divorced they give me this look—either they're sorry for me, or are judging me for not making my marriage work. Or, even if they don't, I am afraid they will,' admits one recent divorcee. It's crucial that we see divorce for what it is: a simple decision to end a marriage. Everything … [Read more...] about Stupid, unfair, and totally damaging myths on divorce
It's the end of a long day at work. You've put the kids to bed. Your husband's done with the dishes. You both collapse on the sofa, and you turn to him, hoping to have a decent conversation. 'Hi, honey, how was your day?' You ask. But he grunts, 'Fine.' You try to push for more info. 'What happened?' He shrugs. 'Nothing.' Frustrated, you say, 'I wish we'd talk more!' And he … [Read more...] about Tips on bonding with your husband after dinner
Do you feel like you and your husband are drifting apart? You don't have anything to talk about. You enjoy different things. You have different personalities. Maybe he wants to stay at home while you long to go out and meet up with old friends. Or, he is quiet and likes to retreat to the TV, while you desperately need conversation! Even if you and your husband don't … [Read more...] about Tips for couples that are drifting apart