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Why He’s Not Talking to You – and How to Open Him Up   Recently updated !

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.

Why Your Boyfriend or Husband Does not Talk to You

How to Keep Your Relationship Strong Through Sickness She Blossoms

How to Keep Your Relationship Strong in Sickness

“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.


5 Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner – and How to Stop

Here’s what “intimacy overload” is, five signs you’re emotionally suffocating your boyfriend or husband, and eight ways to give him breathing space. I also share a link to an ebook called How to Let Go of Someone You Love – because the best way to stop suffocating your partner is […]

Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner

How to Fix a One Sided Relationship

4 Steps to Solving Problems in a One Sided Relationship

Are you tired of doing all the work in your relationship? These tips on how to fix a one sided relationship will reveal what you can and can’t control, and help you create respect and equality in your life. “I have been in a one sided relationship for six months,” says […]


Reconciliation After Separation – Pros and Cons

Deciding if you should get back together after a separation is never easy. Reconciliation is surprisingly common for many couples who have separated or even divorced, but is it a good idea for you? There isn’t an easy-to-follow formula that will tell you if getting back together after separation is […]

What You Need to Know About Reconciliation After Separation

What to Do When Your Boyfriend Says He’ll Kill Himself If You Leave

What to Do When He Says He’ll Kill Himself If You Leave

Does your boyfriend threaten suicide if you break up with him? Here’s how to respond to his threats to kill himself, including advice from a woman whose husband took his own life. It’s important to remember that you can’t get all the help you need here. You need to reach […]


5 Ways to Help Your Boyfriend Deal With Depression

These tips on how to deal with a depressed boyfriend are inspired by a reader’s comment. I also included several signs of depression in men, to help you determine if your boyfriend is actually dealing with depression – or if something else is bothering him. How do you relate to […]

how to deal with a depressed boyfriend

How to Help Your Husband Cope With Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD)

How to Help Your Husband Cope With Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD)

These ideas for supporting your husband through the stress of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will help you walk alongside him. PTSD affects men and women in different ways – and it isn’t just experienced by soldiers and veterans. Firefighters, police, social workers, abuse survivors, and even ICU (intensive care […]