How Does Chronic Pain Affect Your Marriage?

How Does Chronic Pain Affect Your Marriage?

As you already know if you or your husband has chronic pain, it can put a massive strain on a marriage. When one of you is always hurting, it’s an ever present challenge to emotional and physical intimacy. Just like when you’re sick, it’s very hard to be at your best when you’re going “ouch,”… Read More »

The Best Marriage Support Group

Best Marriage Support Group

Before I had a marriage support group, John and I were struggling. I was really hurting and wanted to end my marriage. Marriage counseling didn’t work for us, and I didn’t know what else to do to get my husband to straighten up. Getting a marriage support group was one of the smartest things I… Read More »

4 Steps to Fight for Your Marriage when Separated

Fight for Your Marriage when Separated

If you’ve ever been separated, I don’t need to tell you what a stressful, heartbreaking experience it is. It’s also so awkward and embarrassing to have to explain to everybody what’s going on. You don’t want their pity, or for the kids to get scared or start asking really hard questions. You just want to… Read More »

Step-by-Step Instructions on Fixing Your Marriage

step-by-step instructions on fixing your marriage

When I first interviewed women who were happy in their marriages and asked for their secrets, they said these crazy things that didn’t make any sense to me. But I was desperate enough in my painful marriage to try what they said, and when I did the things they talked about, I got my miracle.… Read More »

3 Signs the Relationship Is Over for Him

Signs the Relationship Is Over for Him

When you’re wondering whether the relationship is over for him, it’s because you’re worried that you’re going to be left. You’re scared that you’re going to be abandoned and you want to know the future so you can prepare and somehow soften the blow to your heart. If you just knew one way or the… 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 »

3 Actions to Take if Your Husband Looks at Other Females Online

Husband Looks at Other Females Online

When you fell in love with your husband, it was partly because he made you feel beautiful, sexy and special. So it can be crushing to find out that he’s still looking at other women online even though he’s with you. It can make you feel undesirable, disappointed and less than. Even worse, it might… Read More »

What to Do if He Doesn’t Want You Anymore

What to do if he doesn't want you anymore

If he doesn’t want you anymore, it does hurt—really bad. Whether his actions are speaking louder than words and he’s too busy to spend time with you or he’s saying he doesn’t want you and making plans to leave you, or has already left, it can leave you with the excruciating impression that you’re unlovable.… Read More »

5 Ways to Maintain Balance in a Relationship

Maintain Balance in a Relationship

In my early marriage when things were terribly out of balance, I was seething with resentment about my husband not doing enough chores and not making enough money, which left me with the heavy burden of having to make up for him in both areas. I had to control the finances since we were always… Read More »

3 Tips to Deal with Relationship Doubts

Deal with Relationship Doubts

Everybody has doubts about their relationship from time to time. Like the time I woke up sick the night after a trip to Tijuana and my husband’s first response was “Ha ha ha!” That was our first anniversary. And I thought “What is this thing that I’ve married?” But I had much more serious doubts… Read More »