Stages of Love

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How to Be Happy With a Critical Husband

How do you deal with a critical husband who is often negative and controlling? These five tips for women coping with criticism in their marriages will help you see that it’s not you — it’s him. If you’re living with an impossible-to-please man, you do not have to let his negativity change who you are and how you see yourself.

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.

You’re Married to a Good Man – Why Aren’t You Happy?

Everyone says how nice your husband is – and you agree! You’re married to a good man, yet you’re unhappy, unfulfilled, or just bored. The good news is that you have the power to make changes in your marriage that will lead to a happier, more fulfilling life. Change isn’t easy, but it’s worth it. Below are three ways to […]

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 a good idea for you and your family, especially if […]

What to Do About Verbal Abuse in Your Relationship

These four examples of verbal abuse in a love relationship will help you recognize unhealthy communication patterns. You’ll also learn a few ways to respond to a verbally abusive partner. Verbal abuse isn’t always direct or obvious, and it’s not always easy to recognize when you are being treated badly by your partner. “Thank you for this article on surviving life […]

How to Cope With Changes in Your Marriage

Some marriages change for better or worse as soon as the honeymoon is over, while other couples change slowly over time. These tips for coping with changes in your relationship will help you move forward in peace and love. “My husband and I were together for 13 years and married for 8,” says Danielle on Is Your Marriage Over? 6 Signs You […]