Four Reasons Marriage Eludes Professional Women

Professional Women

“How can I find my husband?” the pretty chiropractor asked in her coaching session. “That’s the main thing that’s missing in my life–someone great to share it with. I thought I would be married by now.” She’s not the only one. Millions of single women–many bright and accomplished–wonder the same thing. They’ve said yes to… Read More »

How To Ask For What You Want In A Relationship

Expressing your desires is a deliciously fun skill because its rewards are two-fold. First it teaches you how to respond to the subtle yearnings of your own happiness, then it doubles back and gives you the connection, passion and intimacy you crave. By knowing what your heart wants and saying yes to it, you hold… Read More »

Words That Inspire Your Man

  Words have magic powers. The right words can restore peace and maintain your dignity while honoring your feelings. They can do all of this without persecuting anyone else. It takes skill to teach your husband the finer points of treating you tenderly and lovingly. Once you learn the basics, intimacy comes naturally. Only you… Read More »

5 Mistakes that Hurt Your Marriage and Contribute to Divorce

I teach intimacy skills, but not to couples and not to men. I only teach them to women because we are the ones who have the power to make our relationships intimate. When a woman learns intimacy skills, her relationship becomes passionate and peaceful in about two weeks. Clients often say, “I feel like I… Read More »

6 Reasons Marriage Counseling is BS

Marriage Counseling is BS

If you want to save your marriage, for the love of God, don’t go to marriage counseling. Eighteen years ago my marriage was in tatters. My husband and I went to counseling for years thinking there was something wrong with us, but we finally realized that the counseling was the problem. That set me on… Read More »

How to Get More Help and Housework from Hubby

Dear Laura, I am the only breadwinner at my house. I desperately want to respect my husband, but I have a VERY hard time not resenting that I have to work to earn all the money and that I end up doing all the housework too. He watches the children, which is a lot, but… Read More »

Top 10 Ways to Control Your Husband

Control Your Husband

For years I truly believed if I could just get my husband to be tidier, more romantic, and more considerate everything would be fine in our marriage. I told him as much, and while that didn’t improve things at all, it did create wall-to-wall hostility and tension in our home. For a long time I… Read More »

What Women with Lifelong Romance Believe:

A Christian, a Muslim and a Jew walked into a bookstore…and walked away with more intimacy, passion and peace in their marriages. That’s according to my guest blogger April Cassidy, a Christian who says that she wanted to be respectful of her husband but didn’t know how until she got detailed instructions. She caused a… Read More »

What Women with Lifelong Romance Believe: A Jewish Perspective

A Christian, a Muslim, a Jew and an Atheist walk into a blog…it sounds like the beginning of a joke, right? It’s actually my introduction to my new occasional blog series; What Women with Lifelong Romance Believe. It turns out the urge to control or improve your husband––along with the tendency to become disrespectful and… Read More »

Truly Terrible Relationship Advice Award: 1st Place and Honorable Mention

Check out this truly terrible advice from Dr. Howard J. Markman of the University of Denver, who wrote in The Huffington Post last week with great enthusiasm (two exclamation points worth) that “while many people associate nagging with women, that view predates the women’s movement and the explosion of research on couples, and is, in… Read More »