If your daughter is not asking for your advice about her husband or relationship, the best way to help is by giving her time and space work through her marriage problems. Give your daughter permission to be a wife. Trust your daughter to be a… Read More »4 Ways to Help Your Daughter in a Troubled Marriage
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Stressful relationships at home are much more difficult than stress at work or in the community. Home-based stress is more painful and health threatening than work stress! If you’re stressed at work, you go home and relax. But where do you go to escape from… Read More »Healthy Ways to Reduce Relationship Stress
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?
Today, you might not be able to imagine how to be happy outside of your marriage. You don’t know how you’ll live without your husband’s love, money, support, or presence in your home. Whether you were blindsided by an unexpected separation or you chose to… Read More »How to Be Happy Without Your Husband’s Love
You’re married, yet you feel alone and lonely. You thought marriage would involve companionship and connection; instead, you’re living with loneliness and isolation. Feeling alone in a marriage isn’t one of the topics covered in the premarital counseling classes I took – but it should have been! I’ve been married for 15 years, and am still learning that being lonely is sometimes part of marriage.
“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.
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.… Read More »How to Save an Unhappy Marriage Without Couples Counseling
These tips on how to find love in an unhappy marriage are inspired by a reader’s comment. She and her husband are unhappily married, and she doesn’t want to tell her family or friends. Here’s part of her comment: “My husband and I have been together… Read More »4 Ways to Create Love and Peace in an Unhappy Marriage