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What can I do with my mother-in-law

044: What to Do With Your Monster-in-Law

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: What can I do with my mother-in-law? Mothers-in-law can be pushy. Yours may think she knows better than you how to make a cup of tea, burp the baby or get the spot off the carpet, but it’s your beverage, your baby and your carpet, and nobody wants to be told how to do things. Sometimes it goes even further and you get the impression that

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How can I be more loved in my marriage

043: 3 Ways to Get More Love

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: What are some ways to get more love? When your husband is on the couch watching TV or staring at his phone while you’re doing the zillionth load of laundry, shuttling your kids around for the fifth time that day or putting in long work hours, it can rub you the wrong way. Especially if he doesn’t even seem to know how clean underwear magically appear

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042: How to Attract Your Husband in Bed

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How to Attract Your Husband in Bed If the sizzle is missing from your bedroom, you may think (like I did) that it’s because of circumstances beyond your control. The good news is that the real reason the passion is running low is probably something well within your power to change, which means it’s within your power to enjoy feeling sexy and desirable again. The key

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Setting boudaries with my husband

041: 5 Bogus Facts About Boundaries

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 5 Bogus Facts About Boundaries You have to set boundaries in relationships. Everyone knows that. But what if you don’t? Since boundaries are places at the edge of countries where soldiers with guns stand to defend their territory, you’ve gotta ask yourself: Do I really want those in my marriage? I know I don’t. Barbed wire and gun turrets don’t do much for intimacy. You might

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Movies to help my marriage

040: The 5 Best Date Movies for Fixing Your Relationship

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: What are the 5 Best Date Movies for Fixing My Marriage? Watching a movie may not seem like an effective way to improve your relationship, but it is. If you’re lacking inspiration, motivation or hope right now, watching a film is not a bad way to get started with restoring playfulness and connection. I know it sounds like I’m making this up, but researchers at University

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Can marriage counseling save my marriage

039: Four Things About Marriage Counseling That Will Blow Your Mind

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: Four Things About Marriage Counseling That Will Blow Your Mind By the time I was trying to find marriage counselors, things were pretty bad at our house. I wasn’t looking for suggestions on how to improve a good thing; I was looking for ways to hold the marriage together before it self-destructed. I remember knowing that we just couldn’t figure it out ourselves really helped me

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038: Three Things Wives Get Wrong About Husbands

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: Three Things Wives Get Wrong About Husbands Imagine if your husband did and said everything you needed to be happy in your marriage, as though he were trying to win the husband-of-the-year award. What kinds of things would he do differently? Maybe he’d redouble his efforts to clean up and maintain the house or show up more for the kids. Maybe he’d be more affectionate, seeking

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How can I cope with divorce

037: How to Cope With the Threat of Divorce

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How Can I Cope With the Threat of Divorce? When I was on the brink of divorcing my husband, I was desperate to end the pain of constantly feeling rejected and lonely. I also hoped to escape the financial chaos we were stuck in and dreamed of finding a man who would better match me than the Loser Pants I had married. Convinced it was my

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I want my husband to spend time with me

036: How to Inspire Him to Seek Your Company

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How to Inspire My Husband to Seek My Company? Around here, the TV seemed to be the main problem. If I could just get rid of the TV, I would get a lot more of my husband’s attention–or so I believed. Other women report that their husbands play video games incessantly, or work 117 hours a week, or have poker games every night. Sometimes it’s surfing

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035: How to Stop Raging for Good

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How to Stop Raging for Good? It may not have been my first rageaholic episode, but I have a cringe-worthy memory of verbally ripping my sister up one side and down the other in anger when I was in college. Her crime? She locked my keys in the car. I could not contain the barrage of ugly words that came pouring out of me. I said

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What to do to stop the silent treatment?

034: Three Steps to Stop the Silent Treatment

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: What to Do to Stop the Silent Treatment When your husband is giving you the silent treatment, it hurts. A lot. I still remember how lonely it was when we had cold wars in my house. Your brain goes into an endless loop of thinking about how to get him to talk to you again. It gnaws at you and colors everything else in your world.

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How can my husband love me

033: How To Be Loved The Way You Are

LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How Can I Be Loved Just The Way I am? I used to think being vulnerable was a sign of weakness. I didn’t think it was particularly desirable to be weak, so the whole vulnerability thing seemed like something to avoid. I knew I was strong and could speak up when something wasn’t right, which I didn’t hesitate to do. I wasn’t afraid to fight city

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