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: "But I Thought I Was Being Respectful!"

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 »

How to Weed Out Men Who Won’t Commit

My coaching clients frequently ask me how they can stop wasting time on men who aren’t ever going to commit to them. They say things like, “I’m at the age where I know what I want and I want to get married, so I don’t want to spend time dating men who don’t want marriage.… 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 »