How do you cope with an unhappy marriage when you don’t want to get divorced? It is a confusing, difficult question for many couples. Even unhappily married husbands and wives are reluctant to seek or even talk about divorce. Not only is getting divorce emotionally… Read More »Are You Confused About Your Marriage and Unsure About Divorce?
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“I don’t trust my husband,” said Shelly, a She Blossoms reader in Vancouver. “I want to, but he lied about money and what he does after work so many times…I just can’t trust him. I know he cheated on me at least once but he denies it. How do I live with a husband I don’t trust?”
You didn’t get married to live with a roommate, but your marriage isn’t built on love, chemistry or spiritual connection. Do you continue to live like married roommates, or do you leave your husband and start a new life? It’s not an easy decision – especially when you know divorce brings emotional pain, family heartache, and sometimes even financial devastation.
Everyone says how nice and kind your husband is – and you agree! You’re married to a good man but you’re unhappy and unfulfilled. You love your husband, but you’re not passionate about him or your relationship. Maybe you can honestly say you aren’t happy… Read More »You’re Married to a Good Man…Why Aren’t You Happy?
Five tips on how to reconnect with your spouse, inspired by a comment from a husband. He is beginning to realize how much he neglected his wife during their marriage, and wants to reconnect with her. But, he’s worried that it’s too late. “I realized that… Read More »How to Reconnect With Your Spouse
Forgiving your husband after he cheated on you could be the most difficult thing you do in your marriage. But, difficult doesn’t mean impossible! These tips on how to forgive him are inspired by a wife who found out her husband cheated on her with an… Read More »Forgiving Your Husband for Cheating
Your partner forgave you for cheating, but you can’t forgive yourself for having the affair. Sometimes forgiving ourselves is more difficult than forgiving others because of the shame we feel. Forgiveness: Finding Peace Through Letting Go by Adam Hamilton and Rob Simbeck can help you forgive… Read More »How to Forgive Yourself for Having an Affair
The healthiest relationships are very close to 50/50 or equal partnerships. If you do all the work in your relationship, then you need to stop. Unless, of course, you’re happy doing all the work! One of my favourite books about relationships is ScreamFree Marriage: Calming… Read More »How to Stop Doing All the Work in Your Relationship