Solving Problems


5 Ways to Help Your Boyfriend Deal With Depression 3

These tips on how to deal with a depressed boyfriend are inspired by a reader’s comment. I also included several signs of depression in men, to help you determine if your boyfriend is actually dealing with depression – or if something else is bothering him. How do you relate to a boyfriend who is depressed? How do you act, and […]

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5 Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner – and How to Stop 20

Here’s what “intimacy overload” is, five signs you’re emotionally suffocating your boyfriend or husband, and eight ways to give him some breathing space. Have you heard of emotional boundaries in a relationship? The most important concept for women who tend to emotionally suffocate their partners is boundaries. If you haven’t read any of the “Boundaries” books by Cloud and Townsend, you […]

Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner How to Stop

How to Help Your Husband Cope With Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) 1

These ideas for supporting your husband through the stress of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will help you walk alongside him. PTSD affects men and women in different ways – and it isn’t just experienced by soldiers and veterans. Firefighters, police, social workers, abuse survivors, and even ICU (intensive care unit) patients can develop symptoms of post traumatic stress. “PTSD […]

How to Help Your Husband Cope With Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD)

3 Ways to Cope With Relationship Abuse When You Can’t Leave 13

Leaving an abusive relationship isn’t an easy decision. These tips on how to cope with relationship abuse will help you survive while you figure out what you need to do. I was inspired to write this article by a reader who is living with an angry husband; these tips may help you see your own relationship and life differently. “I […]

3 Ways to Cope With Relationship Abuse When You Can't Leave

How to Apologize and Make Amends When You Were Wrong 1

Saying, “I was wrong, and I’m sorry I hurt you,” is surprisingly difficult! These tips will help you apologize and make amends after hurting someone you care about.  The relief and freedom you’ll feel after saying you’re sorry is worth the painful moment of the apology. You’ll need to be vulnerable and authentic if you truly want to make amends and […]

Make Amends How to Apologize When You Were Wrong

How to Get Over the Pain of Being Cheated On 10

If you’re shocked and shattered because of his unfaithfulness, you need to take these three steps to get over being cheated on. Here’s how to move past the pain and shock, and blossom into forgiveness and healing. “I’ve only been married for a year and a half, but we’ve been together for four years,” says Sandra on 7 Healthy Ways […]

How to Get Over Being Cheated On

How to Trust Your Husband After He Betrayed You

Yes, you can learn how to trust your husband and rebuild your marriage – even after a betrayal. No, it won’t be fast or easy or fun…but it may be the best thing you ever do. In Emotional Affairs Versus Innocent Friendships, Sherry (not her real name) described how her husband destroyed trust in him and their marriage. “I feel […]

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