marriage counseling

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How to Know If He’ll Cheat on You Again

Once a cheater, always a cheater? Not necessarily. Here’s a surprising reason to stay with a boyfriend or husband who cheated on you once, plus tips on how to know if he’ll cheat again. The answer will surprise you! Marriage coach Mort Fertel says spouses who cheat are less likely to cheat again. So, you shouldn’t necessarily leave your boyfriend or […]

How to Save an Unhappy Marriage Without Couples Counseling

Imagine being so happy with your husband that you hope and even pray your daughter has the same experience! These tips on how to save your unhappy marriage without going to couples counseling will help you see your relationship – and your life – differently. My tips are inspired by two women. One is my friend Kerry (not her real […]

How to Get Help for Your Marriage

Getting marriage help is both simple and complicated. These tips on how to get help for your marriage are inspired by The Marriage Parable – and by a reader’s comment. In Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship, Gary Chapman offers positive steps for dealing with spouses who are workaholics, controlling, uncommunicative, physically, verbally, or sexually abusive, unfaithful, […]

How to Save Your Marriage Without Counseling

Many women ask me how to save a marriage without going to a relationship counselor. These eight tips are based on quotations about forgiveness, love, and hope for the future — because not all husbands want to go to marriage counseling  and not all couples can afford it. Since learning how to save a marriage is a process, I encourage […]

How to Go on a Marriage Retreat Without Leaving Home

My husband and I are taking a marriage course, and it’s better than a marriage retreat! Here’s what we learned so far. This is your chance to go on a marriage retreat without leaving the comfort of your own home. Our marriage course is seven weeks long, on Sunday evenings at Lynn Valley Full Gospel Church in North Vancouver, BC. […]

What to Expect From Marriage Counseling

Counseling isn’t guaranteed to save your relationship, but it can help you get emotionally and spiritually healthy. Here’s what to expect when you go to marriage counseling. Relationship counselors often recommend books for couples to read. Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship by Gary Chapman may be one of those books! A few counseling sessions and a blog […]