Same Issue, Different Day: Resolve it NOW

April 18th, 2016

Maybe you remember a movie from many years ago, where the man wakes up each day and repeats the day before… and the day before that… and the day before that… he’s caught in a cycle of experiencing Groundhog Day over and over.

Almost every couple has their own personal version of this “Groundhog Day” scenario. It seems that the same issue or issues crop up over and over and over again, and no true resolution is ever reached.

It’s irritating, frustrating—and can eventually wear you out.

In this blog, we’ll discuss this common problem… and I’ll give you 3 tips on how to sniff them out and resolve them, once and for all. Read on…

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Get a Grip on This Before It Destroys Your Marriage

July 1st, 2015

Conflict is an inevitable part of marriage. Bringing two people together, at some point, there is bound to be conflict. Everyone forms their own ideas and opinions based on a host of things such as their family backgrounds, life experiences and personalities.

It doesn’t mean it has to destroy your marriage, though. In a marriage, conflicts that are mishandled can shred your connection with your spouse. If an affair is added to the mix, you’re strained to the breaking point.

In this post, we’ll take a look at how you can resolve conflict with your husband or wife in a way that doesn’t damage your relationship—especially if you’re working to save your marriage after an affair. Please keep reading…

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Go Ahead… Go to Bed Angry.

May 13th, 2015

If you and your spouse get into an argument, you may feel pressured to resolve your disagreement before bedtime.

After all, isn’t there a wise old saying about “never going to bed angry”?

You might want to heed the marriage experts’ advice, though: if you and your spouse are fighting, go ahead and go to bed mad. In this blog, I’ll explain why. Read on…

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Does Arguing Mean Marriage End?

February 29th, 2012

Relationship advice often includes how to communicate with your spouse. Obviously, communication is a very critical element in a relationship.

But if you can’t remember the last time you had a civil conversation with your spouse instead of an argument, you’re not alone: many couples communicate through argument. Often, relationship advice would be inclined to say your marriage is on the skids.

Is that true?

In this blog, we’ll take a look at what relationship research says about couples who argue, and three steps for making conversation with your spouse a more rewarding experience. Read on…

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Time Out: Not Just For Kids

October 7th, 2011

We just looked at eliminating rampant anger in a blog a couple of days ago. But let’s not kid ourselves: even if you don’t have rampant anger, there will still be conflict. It doesn’t have to boil over into a full-fledged argument or heated battle, though, if you manage the conflict appropriately.

There is a technique I want to share with you that may very well save your marriage because it will help you get a grip on that runaway anger. Please continue reading…

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Conflict: The Key to Saving Your Marriage

September 19th, 2011

If you’re avoiding conflict with your spouse in an attempt to save your marriage – STOP.

The arguing isn’t the issue, and avoiding going head to head may be doing more harm than good.

In today’s blog, I’ll share with you how conflict holds the secret to saving your marriage. Read on…

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How to Save Your Marriage Despite Conflicts

August 10th, 2011

You’re trying to rescue your marriage from the brink of divorce, and you seem to be treading water and going under. You and your spouse have vicious fights, and you feel it’s causing even more damage to your already shaky marriage.

Is it time to call in the divorce lawyer and end your marriage?

Hold the phone. In this blog, learn how fighting can actually save your marriage – and tips for getting through those tough, emotionally-laden arguments.

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When Post-Affair Communication Stalls…

July 13th, 2011

Communicating with your spouse may have been an issue prior to your spouse’s affair. Maybe you had arguments that became heated, best described as the “knock down, drag out” variety with no holds barred.

After the shock of finding out your spouse cheated, and the emotional upheaval that has left you reeling – communication may be at a standstill. Either you aren’t communicating at all, or worse: your communication is nothing but arguments and confrontation, where both sides are digging in, entrenched in their need to be “right.” When you argue with your spouse, it may feel as if you’re defending your very life.

Find out what may be causing your communication to stall – now when, more than ever, you need to communicate well in order to rebuild your marriage, and what a leading researcher has found that can turn around the dismal communication between you and your spouse…

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Research Shows Marital Fighting Style Predicts Divorce

June 29th, 2011

Do you think that because you fight with your spouse, the eventual outcome will be a big ugly divorce?

According to marriage researchers, not necessarily so. However, fighting can be a predictor of divorce, and in this blog, I’ll explain why. Read on to see if you’re headed for divorce…

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