LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 3 Secrets for Fixing Your Husband When your man is making bad decisions, it drags you down. It’s like he’s broken, and since your fates are tied together by matrimony, that’s a lot of weight you’re pulling when your hands are already full. You’d like him to start contributing more, so it’s logical to try to help him improve. You’ve tried encouraging him and telling him
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LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 3 Ways to Resolve Conflicts Quickly When you’re fighting, bickering and snapping at each other, you just want it to stop. You want him to understand where you’re coming from and make him realize that it’s ridiculous to keep arguing. Or else you find yourself imagining how nice it would be to be alone, with no one contradicting or finding fault with everything you say.
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 2 Steps to Bring Back the Sizzle Even if You’re Not Feeling It When you’re falling in love, you’re temporarily insane. You didn’t even notice things like bad breath or that he has ESPN on all the time or slurps his cereal. But years into marriage, you not only notice unattractive things about him, you’ve completely lost sight of whatever it was you saw in him.
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 3 Ways to Solve a Passive Aggressive Husband Problem If your man says things that are subtly insulting and hurtful but then acts like you’re the one who is overreacting, it can be crazy making. At times you wonder how you can ever win when he mopes around and won’t say what’s wrong. If all you’re getting is the silent treatment, how do you respond to
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How to Deal With Disrespect in Marriage If your husband criticizes you, it hurts. You’re doing so much, yet somehow it’s not enough. No matter how hard you try, your parenting, your housekeeping, or your work just don’t measure up–or so he would have you think. Or maybe he tries to control how you do things, like “correct” grocery storage or underwear rotation. Worse, he speaks
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 3 Secrets to Succeeding in Business and Love with the Same Person When you work with your spouse, it can be too much togetherness. Plus, if you don’t see things the same way, it often creates tension both at work and at home. There’s no pressure relief when the work conversation goes on through dinner. And no escaping the problems at home when you leave for
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 5 Ways to Inspire Him to Be a Better Man Being constantly disappointed in your marriage can wear you down and make you hopeless about the future. Maybe your husband disappoints you when it comes to celebrations–he forgets your anniversary, gets you a present that has nothing to do with what you like, or acts like it’s just another Wednesday. Or, let’s say he complains when
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 4 Ways to Win Back Your Husband’s Heart When your husband says he is done or, worse, leaves you, it is devastating. If he has left and you still love him, it’s easy to feel hopeless. It seems like there’s nothing you can do since he has clearly made his mind up. But what if the breakdown in your marriage is actually a doorway to a
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 3 Marriage Mistakes Everyone is Making During Quarantine Some people say quarantining with your family because of COVID-19 can be a wonderful bonding time, but what if it just feels like daily drama and conflict? You’re not alone. That’s adding stress when you’re already anxious about Coronavirus, financial losses and adjusting your life to the new normal. Here are the mistakes that everyone seems to be
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: Finding Your Purpose while Fixing Your Relationship When you have the vague feeling you have a calling in life that you’re not responding to, it’s like having an itch you can’t quite scratch. Your soul is whispering to you that there’s something you’re here on the planet to do–something important, but how do you find it? Even worse, when you’re not feeling purposeful, exhilarated or joyful
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 7 Ways to Become More Confident You’re not the only person who feels insecure at times, of course. Everyone does sometimes. But it’s a worthy goal to want to feel more confident—to want to feel comfortable in your own skin no matter where you are. Second-guessing what you just said and wishing you’d said something else, and wanting to make yourself disappear gets old and exhausting.
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: What to do if You’re Not Attracted to Your Husband When I married my husband, I thought he was the most handsome, smart, funny, talented guy I’d ever met. I couldn’t wait to spend the rest of my life with him. But a few short years into our marriage, I couldn’t remember anything I liked about him. He seemed pathetic, immature, lacking ambition and sloppy. He
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: What Does My Husband Really Wants on Valentine’s Day? Your husband doesn’t want flowers or chocolates for Valentine’s Day. Red socks or silk boxers or even a six-pack of his favorite beer won’t be as romantic to him as getting what he really wants from you. And I don’t mean sex, although he likely wants that too. But there are three things he wants even more.
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: 5 Signs of an Incredibly Happy Marriage I used to think that having a happy marriage was a direct result of marrying the right person. Now I know better. Of course, it helps to marry someone who delights you, but all brides are delighted to marry their husbands on their wedding day. So it’s likely that you did marry someone who delights you, and you have
LISTEN TO THE SHOW: How to Stop Compromising and What to Do Instead Some friends of mine couldn’t agree about the color for the kitchen cabinets. He wanted white cabinets and she wanted dark cabinets. So they compromised and got gray cabinets, and then nobody was happy. And isn’t that just the way with compromising? Sometimes it seems like nobody gets what they want. It’s lose-lose instead of win-win. Everybody
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