Maybe your husband always reminds you that he has more education than you, makes more money, is smarter or comes from a better family. Maybe he criticizes you in public, calls you names in front of your children, or swears at you. Your husband puts… Read More »How Do You Live With a Husband Who Constantly Puts You Down?
Do you want to leave your husband, but have nowhere to go? Here’s what to expect at a women’s shelter. I worked at a safe house for women and children, and know how to prepare to leave an unhealthy and abusive relationship. If you’re in an abusive… Read More »What Happens When You Call a Shelter or Safe House?
Fear of intimacy is often related to being hurt in the past. it involves the reluctance to open up and reveal your true self, perhaps because you’ve been hurt in the past. Or, if you grew up in an emotionally and socially closed environment and… Read More »7 Ways to Overcome Fear of Intimacy in Your Relationship
Telling your boyfriend you were raped could be the most important thing you do in your relationship. How will he cope with the shock, anger and pain of his girlfriend being raped? His reaction may surprise you. These tips for coping with a boyfriend who… Read More »When You Were Raped and Your Boyfriend Can’t Cope
Making mistakes in relationships is normal – it happens to all couples, all families. But making the same mistakes over and over will destroy a relationship. These are the five most common relationship mistakes that I repeatedly make. Learn from my mistakes, so you can recognize and avoid making your own!
As a liberal girlfriend, how do you love a politically conservative boyfriend? Or perhaps you’re a politically liberal wife married to husband with conservative leanings. These tips on how to love someone who has different political views won’t be quick or easy to implement, but they can save your relationship.
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.