The most common thing my readers say is: “I need someone to talk to.” Sometimes we don’t need advice or help – we just want someone who will listen without judging us good or bad, smart or foolish, right or wrong. But how do we… Read More »Who Do You Talk to When You’re Lonely and Sad?
If your daughter is not asking for your advice about her husband or relationship, the best way to help is by giving her time and space work through her marriage problems. Give your daughter permission to be a wife. Trust your daughter to be a… Read More »4 Ways to Help Your Daughter in a Troubled Marriage
When does flirting cross the line and become emotional cheating? These six signs of harmless flirtation and five signs of emotional cheating will help you quickly and easily see the difference. I also share the most common reasons people have affairs, to help you protect… Read More »5 Ways to Know if Flirting is Hurting Your Relationship
These ways to reduce relationship stress aren’t just for couples – they’ll help take the pressure off all sorts of partnerships: work, community, volunteer, family, and friends. Research shows that creative activities – such as walking labyrinths, selling your relationship stress, and massaging your ears… Read More »10 Easy Ways to Decrease Stress in Your Relationship
He says he loves you, but what if you gain weight and can’t lose it? Will your boyfriend still be attracted to you if you’re heavier than before? Happily married women have the same question. Will my husband still love me if I can’t lose the pregnancy weight I gained?
Gaining weight after you get married is normal for many women. The wedding is over, you don’t have to worry about fitting into your dress or feeling fat on your honeymoon. In fact, marriage weight gain is inevitable for some wives!
These seven reasons your boyfriend or husband doesn’t talk to you will help you communicate with him. Men are uncommunicative, silent and emotionally distant for reasons that aren’t necessarily that difficult to figure out. If you have an idea of why your husband or boyfriend doesn’t communicate with you, then you have a good chance of starting good, healthy, meaningful conversations.
“In sickness and in health” is easier said than done in any relationship – even the healthiest marriage. These tips for keeping your relationship strong through sickness will help you cope with emotional and physical illness. I wrote this article for a reader whose boyfriend is struggling with depression.