Marriage Tips


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 […]

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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 […]


Should You Move to the Country or Stay in the City?

Your husband wants to live in the city; you want to keep your city home. How do you keep your marriage intact and get what you both want? These tips are inspired by a reader who commented on my article about knowing if your marriage is over. She says: “I have been married 27 years. My husband is older than […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]


What to Do When You’re Struggling With Life as a Military Wife

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 tips are inspired by a reader’s comment… “I have been married for 10 years and […]

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How to Cope When Your Husband Puts His Work First

Does it seem like your husband loves his job more than you? If he puts his work first, you may feel lonely and sad. But you may feel better knowing you’re not alone…. “I am 27 and have been with my husband for nine years, married for three,” says Angela on How to Know if Your Marriage is Over. “We both […]