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Is Your Marriage Over? 7 Truths You Need to Face

When you’re struggling with the “is my marriage over?” question, you may find yourself veering from “yes, our relationship is done” to “there’s still hope for our marriage!” in the space of minutes. How do you know if your marriage is over or if it’s going through a natural down cycle? “In my work doing marriage coaching, I have noticed […]

12 Beautiful Gifts for Your Wife at Christmas

The best gifts for a wife at Christmas make her happy and make shopping easy for you. Save time and please her with these gifts for wife at Christmas – you’ll pamper her without spending hours in the shopping malls. The Solid White 10K Gold Natural Fiery Opal English Victorian Trilogy Ring is first on my list of gifts for a […]

Support Group for Couples Who Can’t Have Children – Social Work Paper

We can’t have children, and I keep thinking about starting a support group for childless couples in Vancouver. I got the idea because I have to write a paper for one of my social work courses. The more I work on this paper (which isn’t 100% complete, and which is due in three days), the more I think how healthy […]

How to Find Happiness in an Unhappy Marriage – Tips From a Chaperone

These tips for being happy when you can’t leave your spouse are inspired by a woman who was married to a gay man for over 30 years. Cora felt she couldn’t leave her husband because people would talk. This was back in the 1920’s, during Prohibition, underground jazz groups (speakeasys), and corsets. Oh – and this was also in a […]

Is the First Year of Marriage the Hardest?

A reader asked about how to be married on 4 Ways to Create Love and Peace in an Unhappy Marriage. Here’s her question, and my thoughts on the first year of marriage… “My husband and I have been married for just over a year,” says Michelle. “I recently told him I feel emotionally empty and more like we are good […]