When He Doesn’t Love You Back

When he doesn't love you back

Finding out your guy doesn’t love you back feels so rejecting. It hurts like crazy and crushes your self-esteem. It feels like you’ve been let down in the worst way when you least expected it. Your head races with terrible thoughts about how this could have happened, whether it’s hopeless, and what it means for… Read More »

Lack of Intimacy in Marriage

Lack of intimacy in marriage

I remember what lack of intimacy was like in my marriage—terrible. It made me feel like what’s the point of even being married?! Every interaction was a painful reminder that we were NOT having deep conversations, flirting, or laughing together. There was no emotional intimacy and then no physical intimacy either. I felt rejected and… Read More »

How to Fall Back in Love with Your Husband

First, a disclaimer: A coach recently shared with me that she decided to become a coach, even though she didn’t love her husband and believed she never would, because she just wanted to be kinder. She believed Relationship Coach Training would help her become kind, which was her goal—not to fall in love with him.… Read More »

3 Signs Your Husband Is Not Supportive Now

Signs your husband is not supportive

It feels terrible when the guy who used to trip over himself trying to help and serve you is now only interested in staring at his phone or computer, staying at work all the time or playing video games. What a disappointment. You set out to be partners, but he isn’t doing much to contribute,… Read More »

My Husband and I Have Nothing to Talk About

My husband and I have nothing to talk about

Nothing feels lonelier than just eating with your husband in silence or living under the same roof but never having the deep conversations you’re craving. It feels terrible when the emotional intimacy goes missing like that. I still remember how miserable that was when it was happening at my house. So how do you get… Read More »

3 Unrealistic Expectations in Marriage

Unrealistic expectations in marriage

Did you get married expecting it to look a certain way and then get let down when it didn’t? That is so discouraging and can even put your marriage at risk. These are the top 3 expectations that I had in my marriage and that STILL come up for me sometimes and for many of… Read More »

Transform Your Marriage with the 6 Intimacy Skills

Marriage and the six intimacy skills

If you’re trying to practice the 6 Intimacy Skills™ in your relationship and they’re not working or you can’t remember to do them—or aren’t sure how to do them in your situation—that’s so frustrating and discouraging! You are not the only one. On The Empowered Wife Podcast, I interview women who have had success transforming… Read More »

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship

How to communicate your needs in a relationship

It feels really bad when your man doesn’t respond to your needs, even if you’ve told him over and over. It makes it seem obvious that he doesn’t care, which can make you feel unloved and scared. But what if it’s not that he doesn’t care but that you haven’t been well trained on how… Read More »

How to Trigger a Man’s Hero Instinct

How to trigger a mans hero instinct

Men are highly motivated to make their wives happy. Notice I didn’t say “some men” or “most men,” but just “men.” That’s because in my research where I asked thousands of men how important it is that their wife is happy, they ALL said the same thing. That “It’s the most important thing,” “Everything,” “It’s… Read More »

I Don’t Trust My Husband

I don't Trust my husband.

It’s terrible to feel like you can’t trust the man you married, whether you don’t trust him to be faithful, to take care of the kids, or to be responsible with money. It just feels bad. It means you don’t feel heard or seen because if he were listening and he did care, then he… Read More »