Why He Doesn’t GET You

April 27th, 2016

When women get together, they feel like they’re surrounded by people who get them.

But often, when a woman is with her man… she feels as if she’s speaking a foreign language—and it’s one he isn’t fluent in.

This leads to one of the top questions women have: “How come my man doesn’t get me, and how do I get through to him so he’ll understand where I’m coming from?”

In this blog, we’ll look at why what you’re saying really may sound like a foreign language to your man… and how to help him get you so you both feel more connected. Please keep reading…

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This is How to Make Them Change

February 3rd, 2016

There are a lot of people in the world who are in a relationship and thinking… “If only my partner would change, our relationship would be better.”

And a LOT of time and energy gets expended in trying to make them change.

This often has the opposite effect than what you would want: your partner can absolutely entrench themselves in the way they think and behave. Then, you’re left exhausted, becoming more and more bitter—and no farther along than when you started.

In this blog, you’re going to learn how to make your partner change… read on…

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Are You and Your Spouse a Silent Movie, or an Action Adventure?

February 4th, 2015

When you spend time alone with your spouse, are things so quiet, you could cue the crickets to make some background noise and lessen the discomfort?

If so, you’re not alone. It seems to be a pattern that many marriages fall into.

In this blog, we’ll look at a relationship study that was done on this very topic. Also, I’ll help you reignite the intimate, sharing spark between you and your spouse once again in 3 steps. Read on…

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One Step Forward to Rebuilding Your Marriage

April 6th, 2012

After an affair, how can you and your spouse communicate again at a level where you can move forward?

Maybe every attempt to talk quickly dissolves into shouting out your anger, frustration and pain. You may not be able to believe anything your spouse says.

In this blog, I am going to share with you one of the most critical components that must be agreed upon by both partners in order to establish a strong communication pathway so you can save your marriage. Keep reading…

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Stonewallers, Marriage Studies and Saving the Marriage

March 19th, 2012

Are you trying to save your marriage, but are married to a stonewaller?

If you’re trying to save your marriage, you know it’s going to take a healthy amount of communication. And if your spouse’s communication style is to put up the old stone wall anytime there looks to be the least little bit of conflict, you may be struggling to rebuild your marriage.

In this blog, I’ll give you 3 tips for communicating with a stonewaller, so you don’t have to feel like you’re trying to save the marriage all by yourself. Read on…

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How to Save My Marriage? – The Answer Inside

August 17th, 2011

Your marriage is either struggling mightily, or it’s experiencing the dark season of an affair. You are distraught, wondering if your marriage can survive the damage.

It’s easy to get caught in a vortex of negativity. After all, you are experiencing what is probably one of the most negative timeframes of your life – it’s normal to see your relationship and your life through a very dark lens at this time.

But doing so may lead you, and your spouse, to ask the wrong question about your marriage – and this could derail your marriage-saving efforts. In this blog, we’ll look at the wrong, and the right, question – and three steps to help get your marriage back on track. Keep reading…

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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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How Much Do You and Your Spouse Talk at Dinner?

July 13th, 2010

A small study involving 500 married couples revealed a startling pattern: the longer a couple was married, the fewer minutes they spent talking at the dinner table.

Unfortunately, this didn’t mean they were talking anywhere else instead. They just weren’t talking at all. Is your marriage experiencing something similar, with communication dwindling from the early years’ gusher to the now-familiar drip?

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Communicate without Arguing

April 6th, 2010

How to Communicate Without Arguing

Terry was lost in his thoughts as he drove home after a long, grueling day at the office. He was not looking forward to arriving home. After spending all day trying to get prospective clients to give him their business, he was convinced that upon getting home that his wife, Donna, was going to give him the business, and he wasn’t buying it.

“I can hear it now already,” he thought to himself. “The minute I get in the door, ‘We need to talk!’ will be the first words out of her mouth.” He wished that he could tell her, “No, you need to talk and I am supposed to listen to you endlessly drone on with the same old song and dance.”

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Motivating Your Spouse to Work on the Marriage

March 30th, 2010

Encouraging Your Spouse to Believe in Your Marriage

Ann was frustrated, frightened and lost when she explained to her best friend, Cindy, “I don’t know what to do. When Bob comes home, he stays isolated in his own little world. He just withdraws and won’t communicate.

“After dinner, he turns on the TV and tunes me out. It is almost like he doesn’t care about me or our marriage. He doesn’t seem to have any confidence in us being happy together anymore. He seems to have given up on us. I tried bringing up going to a marriage counselor, but instead he said we can ‘figure it out ourselves.’

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