how to save a marriage

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Harnessing the Power of Love to Save Your Marriage

Love is powerful and strong..but is the power of love strong enough to save your marriage? It depends how you — and your husband — harness that power to renew your love for one another. The power of love is a learned skill, not something that comes from your feelings, hormones or even your yearning for a better marriage. Some psychologists call love an “act of willpower.” Not very romantic, but if you don’t deliberately learn and practice the skills of love, you can’t save your marriage.

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.

How to Be Happy in a Loveless Marriage

Women stay in loveless marriages for many reasons. These tips on how to be happy without love are for wives who yearn for more connection in their lives but can’t leave their husbands. You’d be surprised at how many women stay married to unhappy husbands, abusive partners, indifferent men. You are not alone – and you are not crazy, sick, […]

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 […]

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 […]