Jealousy: Use it to Your Marriage’s Advantage

August 10th, 2015

Jealousy can serve a beneficial purpose, or it can eat you alive and drive away your spouse.

So, what’s the catch to making it beneficial rather than harmful?

In this blog, we’ll explore jealousy: when it’s good, when it’s bad—and when it’s downright destructive. Read on…

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Is Your Spouse Addicted?

February 10th, 2012

Internet access, picture cell phones… technology has created some interesting sexual-addiction opportunities. You may have thought your sex life was “normal,” and then come across something that challenged that view, whether it’s your spouse’s interest in internet porn or a stash of pornographic magazines and DVDs.

Now, you may be confused, wondering if your spouse is a sex addict.

Sexual addiction is a complex topic. In this blog, we’ll examine one way in which sex addicts try to justify their behavior so if you hear this excuse, you can take proactive steps to help him overcome the addiction and heal your marriage using 2 steps. Read on…

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To Save Marriage, Do This…

January 26th, 2012

A lot of people equate the idea of “save marriage” with “give more.” One or the other spouse will claim that they give, give, and give some more—while their spouse takes, takes, takes and neglects to give back.

This can lead to resentment and blaming of the spouse that is perceived as being neglectful—a mindset that can undo even the best save-marriage efforts.

In this blog, you’ll discover three steps to stop giving until you bleed in order to save your marriage. Keep reading…

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Unprotected Marriages are Affair-Susceptible

December 14th, 2011

Do you want to know one way affairs often happen?

It can happen through an innocent act that crosses an invisible boundary, such as a well-meaning hug, or time spent with someone outside of the marriage who is just a friend, but of the opposite sex.

How do you protect your marriage so it is not affair-susceptible—and still be able to talk to and spend time with people outside of your marriage? In this blog, I will offer you a 3-step process for protecting your marriage first. Keep reading…

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Unfaithful: Is Your Spouse Considering an Affair?

December 9th, 2011

Is your spouse about to be unfaithful?

There are often signs that someone is on the verge of being unfaithful or is considering having an affair. Identify these signs early enough and you just may be able to stop an affair from happening.

In this blog, I will discuss early warning signs that your spouse may be considering being unfaithful, and 3 ways to take action to stop an affair before it can happen. Read more…

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Jealous of Spouse? Managing Your Internal Comfort Boundary

September 7th, 2011

Maybe you were at a party and your spouse was just a little too friendly with the females. Or your wife wears clothes that you feel are a little bit too revealing for those work meetings.

And maybe you’ve reacted. Badly. In the heat of the moment, your imagination running wild, you accused your spouse of being a cheater, or looking for someone to cheat with.

Jealousy, the so-called “green-eyed monster,” can be a destructive force in a marriage. Here’s what to do to ensure it doesn’t drive a further wedge between you and your spouse and undo the very foundation of your marriage. Keep reading for four steps to take…

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How to Cope with a Sex-Addicted Spouse

March 9th, 2010

Maybe you cherished your “normal” sex life with your husband, only to find out that he’s been harboring dark and deviant fantasies. Maybe you have stumbled across a stash of pornographic magazines and DVDs-even though you never suspected your husband of being aroused by such graphic images.

Sex is an integral and beautiful part of a healthy marriage. Sometimes, though, sex becomes something that feels like constant physical craving rather than an expression of love. This is a form of “sex addiction,” and it can bring a lot of pain into your relationship.

Sex addiction is a complex topic. Let’s look at ways in which sex addicts try to justify their behavior. When you see these signs, you can take proactive steps to combat the addiction and possibly heal your marriage. Read on to find out how together, you and your spouse can fight back problem behaviors and rebuild honesty in your relationship.

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