What’s the difference between an emotional affair or innocent friendship – and how to you tell? These signs of an “affair of the heart” are from Dr Phil McGraw. Here are the basics of emotional affairs, including what they are, why people commit emotional infidelity, and… Read More »How Dr Phil Defines an Emotional “Affair of the Heart”
You can relax and stop wondering what to get your wife for Christmas! Simply choose one beautiful gift, one romantic idea, and one holiday movie. Put the three together, and voila! You have the perfect Christmas gift for your wife. She’ll love your thoughtfulness and… Read More »Shopping Made Simple: A 3 Step Guide to a Christmas Gift Your Wife Will Love
Before you got married, you knew your husband liked to work. Maybe he even loved his job or started a successful business! But, you never expected him to choose his work over you. What do you do when your husband prioritizes work over marriage, family, and togetherness?
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… Read More »Is Your Marriage Over? 7 Difficult Truths
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… Read More »Support Group for Couples Who Can’t Have Children – Social Work Paper
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… Read More »How to Find Happiness in an Unhappy Marriage – Tips From a Chaperone
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… Read More »Is the First Year of Marriage the Hardest?
If you love your husband but hate what deployment is doing to your marriage, you may find comfort and support in these tips for military wives. Don’t give your husband’s job in the army, navy, or US Marines Corps power to destroy your relationship. These… Read More »What to Do When You’re Struggling With Life as a Military Wife