What Men Want in a Relationship

What Men Want In a Relationship

What Men Want in a Relationship

The 5 Relationship Hacks All Women Should Know But Don’t

What do men want most from the women they love?

If you’re asking yourself that, it’s probably because your guy seems grumpy, distant or depressed. Maybe he’s all three.

Early on in my marriage, when everything was a struggle, I thought I was a pretty good wife.

And since my marriage was miserable, that meant that he was the problem.

But now I realize I was looking at everything through my female eyes, which meant I didn’t understand his perspective. At all.

Figuring out what my husband wanted and what made him feel loved blew open the whole mystery for me.

It was like traveling to another country and wondering why everyone was so hostile, and then learning that waving “hello” is their gesture for “drop dead.”

Now that I know what makes men feel loved, my marriage is sweet and fun.

It was easier than I thought. I was making it too hard, until I discovered these simple habits.

These are the things your man really wants, and will inspire him to desire, cherish and adore you 10X over.

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My Husband Does Not Make Enough Money

My Husband Does Not Make Enough Money

My Husband Does Not Make Enough Money

5 Steps to Inspire Him to Become More Prosperous

What I’m going to share with you is powerful, whether he’s out of work, retired, or just under-earning.

But it is not at all obvious. In fact, it’s completely counter-intuitive. At least, it was for me, and has been for many of the women I’ve worked with.

It took me many years to figure this out, and even when I did, it was hard to believe.

But now that I’ve seen it work–not just in my own marriage, but in thousands of marriages all over the world–I can’t deny that it’s ridiculously effective.

The results I see are husbands starting businesses, or growing their businesses, and getting promotions—three in one year, sometimes––or winning sales contests and getting raises.

And it was all because their wives took this scary, but enormously gratifying, approach.

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How to Communicate with Men

How to Communicate With Men

How to Communicate with Men

5 Life Hacks for Communicating with Men So They Hear You and Get You

Everybody knows communication is the key to a good relationship. That’s obvious.

But what if it isn’t?

I’m a good talker. I started talking early, and I never really shut up.

Growing up, my sport was Scrabble. I even majored in communication in college.

So when there were big problems in my marriage just a few years in, I knew it wasn’t me who wasn’t communicating properly.

The problem was clearly him. I noticed he didn’t even like to communicate. He didn’t listen, and he didn’t want to talk.

When I asked him how he felt, he said, “Hungry.”

Exasperating!

That’s when I realized I was in for a long “’til-death-do-us-part.” Divorce started to sound pretty tempting.

Miraculously, I then learned a few things about communication that they never taught me in school. And the funny thing is that after I learned them, my husband became a much better communicator.

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Should Beyonce and Sharon Osborne Get a Divorce?

Beyonce Divorce

Should Beyonce and Sharon Osborne Get a Divorce?

3 Ways to Keep Your Sanity and Self-Respect with a Cheating Husband in the Hizzle

Beyonce’s new video album came first, riddled with not-so-subtle clues that Jay-Z may have cheated on her.

These were the lemons she’d been handed, and since Beyonce is nobody’s victim, she processed her personal tragedy through her creative self-expression as an artist, aptly naming her album Lemonade.

Her message of empowerment was loud and clear, and the couple made no announcement of a split.

Next, Sharon Osbourne showed up to host her show, The Talk, holding a tall glass of lemonade, ready to spill about the serious defects in her marriage that prompted her to separate from Ozzy, including his alleged affair.

Maybe you didn’t release an album about it, or dish on a talk show about the betrayal in your marriage, but if you’ve been through it, you know how Beyonce and Sharon feel: furious, devastated, shocked, and unsure of what to do next.

Shouldn’t a self-respecting wife throw the bum out…even though she’ll have to break up her family in the process?

Or should she forgive him…even though she’s letting him get away with treating her that way?

What should Beyonce and Sharon do? And if you’ve been cheated on, what should you do?

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Husband in Midlife Crisis

Husband In Midlife Crisis

Husband in Midlife Crisis

How to Keep Your Connection, Your Cool and Your Dignity

If you’ve ever experienced your husband taking what looks like a sudden turn off of family life lane and speeding down immature, selfish highway—possibly in a new sports car—then you’ve probably suspected him of having a midlife crisis.

Maybe he stopped telling you where he is, or suddenly isn’t coming home at the usual time.

Perhaps he complains that he’s disappointed with life, and wonders why he hasn’t gotten what he wanted.

He seems to be throwing away everything you’ve built together.

He’s grumpy, depressed, and suddenly irresponsible, which is making you furious.

No amount of talking to him is creating the desired effect, as he goes along on his self-absorbed way.

He may even be saying devastating things like, “I don’t love you anymore,” or, “I don’t know if I want to be in this marriage.” It’s painful.

You may even wonder if he’s also given up on his vows.

That’s pretty serious, and terrifying.

Unless you know what to do.

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Healthy Husband

Healthy Husband

How to Get My Husband to Be Healthier

If you read one article about how to motivate him, read this one.

Control and intimacy are opposites. You can’t have intimacy when you’re trying to control the person you’re with, and if you want to be in control, the intimacy will vanish.

It’s one or the other. Like light and dark.

And everybody knows you can’t control other people, anyway—not your kids, not your spouse, not anyone but yourself.

But that doesn’t stop us mere mortals from trying. Sometimes we don’t even know we’re trying to control. We think we’re just being caring, and trying to help.

Husbands are too smart to fall for that, though. They know we’re trying to control them when we “remind” them to put on their sunscreen, drink more water, take their medicine or eat a veggie now and then.

They resist that kind of thing with all their might. That’s just human nature.

So that’s never going to help your husband be healthier.

But that’s not to say you have no influence. As a wife, you have plenty.

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Getting Over Being Cheated On

Getting Over Being Cheated On

Getting Over Being Cheated On

3 Specific Ways You Can Recover and Be Better than Ever

Getting cheated on is ridiculously painful.

It’s a betrayal that hurts like crazy and seems like it could be impossible to recover from–personally, and as a couple.

I mean, how could he?

It’s human to want to make him hurt too, and to yell and throw things. It’s irresistible to berate him.

From crying in your ice cream to asking your sister, “How could he do this to me?” your husband’s affair can take up a lot of room in your head.

You’ll find yourself desperately looking for relief from the sharp ache.

That’s when the doorway marked, “End this relationship!” will look incredibly appealing. It will seem like the fastest way to stop the same relentless thoughts from cycling in your head.

That’s just an illusion, though. The hurt won’t die with the end of the relationship. That’s the bad news.

Here are 3 ways you can save your relationship by making it better than it’s been for a long time, along with the specific actions that will help you get there and end your suffering in the process.

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