infertility in marriage

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How to Stop Infertility From Ruining Your Relationship

If you let it, infertility can have a devastating effect on your marriage. These tips on how to stop infertility from ruining your relationship will give you hope and encouragement, as well as practical ideas for building a strong connection with your husband. “My husband and I have been trying to conceive for two years,” says Cerise on Help Coping […]

How to Cope When Your Spouse Leaves Because of Infertility

Not all marriages survive infertility – even if one spouse wants to stay married. Here are a few tips for coping when your relationship ends because of infertility issues. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery: 101 Stories about Surviving and Thriving after Divorce by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Patty Hansen will help you grieve the end of […]

Childlessness and Happiness – Why I’m OK With Being Childless

Childlessness doesn’t have to mean unhappiness, even for women who desperately want kids. Here’s why I’m okay with being childless (it’s not “childfree” to me, because it’s not my choice). A reader recently said: “We recently found out that we can’t have kids and have decided against fertility treatments,” says T. on  7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility. “It […]

Can Your Marriage Survive Infertility?

Yes, your marriage can survive infertility! These tips for infertile couple includes ways to move on after years of trying to conceive and not getting pregnant. Before the tips, a quip: “The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are going.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes. You and your spouse can live […]

How to Keep Your Marriage Strong When You’re Coping With Infertility

Couples who can’t get pregnant often struggle to keep their marriage strong. Here are a few tips for coping with infertility and relationships. Infertility can take over a woman or man’s life, emotions, and thoughts. Her inability to conceive a baby – or his inability to get her pregnant – can affect how they feel about themselves, their lives, and their marriage. Here’s […]

How to Increase Physical Intimacy When You Have Infertility Issues

Keeping the love alive can be difficult for couples coping with infertility, especially if they’re trying to conceive while dealing with male or female fertility issues! Here are several tips for increasing physical intimacy when you have infertility issues… Before the tips, a quip: “Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all […]