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 »

Your Journey to Becoming a Ridiculously Happy Wife

becoming a ridiculously happy wife

When you’re struggling in your marriage because you’re getting hurt, neglected or criticized, it’s so discouraging and draining. That’s especially true if you’ve been practicing The Six Intimacy Skills™ that you hear about on this blog or my podcast, or in The Empowered Wife book or audiobook and it’s just not working. You might start to… Read More »

2 Cures for an Emotionally Detached Husband

Emotionally Detached Husband

When your husband is there but not there, it’s lonely. It’s also stressful and exhausting. When you’re there trying to reach out and get reassurance and he doesn’t respond, it only reinforces how disconnected you are, which hurts. A lot. If this goes on for a long time, you feel a wave a hopelessness that… Read More »

My Husband Is Nicer to Other Women

My Husband Is Nicer to Other Women

One of the worst feelings is when you’re not getting much of your husband’s time to begin with then you hear his voice get all warm and happy when he’s talking to the neighbor or on the phone with a co-worker or even the bank teller. It’s hard not to take it personally. Or if… Read More »

How to Live with an Emotionally Distant Husband

How to Live with an Emotionally Distant Husband

Who wants to live with an emotionally distant husband? I think it’s safe to say nobody! If your husband neglects you emotionally and sexually, the wall between you can feel insurmountable and so discouraging. A sure sign of emotional detachment in marriage is that you’re lonely, and when that goes on for a while it… Read More »

How to Rekindle a Marriage

How to Rekindle a Marriage

When the man who vowed to be with you forever changes his mind, it’s a slap in the face, a punch in the gut and a knife to the heart, all at the same time. I wouldn’t wish that kind of pain on anybody. If you’re asking yourself how you got here when you never… Read More »

How to Be Supportive in a Relationship

Whoever came up with the whole “for better or for worse” idea… must have been single. Kidding! You know I’m pro-marriage, but even I admit that it can be maddening. When things are going smoothly, no problemo. There’s nothing better! But throw in some kids, financial strain, family illness or special needs, a midlife crisis…… Read More »

Tired of Begging for Attention from Husband

tired of begging for attention from husband

If you’re begging for attention in a relationship, it is so lonely, demoralizing and even demeaning. You shouldn’t have to beg for attention from the man you married! I remember the bad old days when my husband didn’t want to be around me, and they were lousy. Fortunately, I learned a thing or two to… Read More »

My Husband Never Does Anything Special for Me

husband never does anything special for me

If your husband never does anything romantic, it’s a sad place to be. You know he’s capable of being sweeter than he’s being. I mean, he turned on the charm to get that ring on you. Was that just to lure you in for the old bait and switch where you’re taken for granted while… Read More »

My Husband Is Unhappy with His Life

my husband is unhappy with his life

Women often wonder: What are the top unhappy marriage signs? Well, if your husband is always negative and angry, I don’t need to tell you what a drag that is. It is painful when your husband is unhappy with you. Or negative about everything! It’s so lonely and disheartening too. I mean, is this even… Read More »