Do You Doubt Your Partner’s Love?

March 30th, 2016

You may wonder at times if your partner has fallen out of love with you, or, just doesn’t feel as strongly about you as they once did.

You may remember back to those times when your partner brought flowers, or made you dinners that featured all of your favorite foods, or always remembered your anniversary.

Then, it seems those nice big gestures fell by the wayside. And without them, you feel simply… unloved.

If you doubt your partner’s love for you, it may be a matter of missing the signs and signals that they do—very much—still love you. In this blog, I’ll tell you how to erase that doubt. Read on…

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Cheating Spouses Needs Not Met: Valid Cheating Excuse?

October 7th, 2015

Finding out your spouse cheated, probably one of your first questions was, “Why?”

Cheaters may have a specific reason they give as a justification, but more than likely, they are not in touch with what prompted them to commit such a stupid act. Unfortunately, the victim of the affair can’t rest until the question is answered to some level of satisfaction.

When it comes to cheating, there is no “good” reason that can ever make it okay to cheat. But cheaters tend to always have a justification for why the affair happened, and it usually hinges on needs.

In this blog, we’re going to look at two needs found within a marriage, and I’ll give two conversation starters to begin exploring these particular needs as you work to save your marriage. Keep reading…

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Reignite Romance in Two Steps

September 14th, 2015

After you’ve learned your spouse has had an affair, you may not want your spouse to touch you—and understandably so. Nothing kills romance quicker between a couple than one of the partner’s cheating on the other.

But maybe you’ve reached the decision that you wish to save your marriage. What is the right time for reigniting romance… and what’s the first step?

In this blog, I’ll give you 2 steps you can take to reignite the romance between you and your spouse as you work to save your marriage. Read on…

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Pump Up the Romance (3 Clever Ways…)

February 17th, 2012

I’m willing to bet that when you first started dating, everything was exciting. You had emotional and physical sparks between you, and your talking and laughing came with ease.
A few years down the road now into married life, and you wonder: where did the romance go?
If you feel the romantic spark dimming in your marriage, you are far from alone. So, in today’s blog, I want to share 3 ideas that you can use starting right now to get back some of that romantic magic. Please keep reading to get that spice reintroduced…

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Marriage Advice: Examine Your Physical Relationship

November 14th, 2011

Has your sex life with your spouse hit a roadblock? Here’s some marriage advice: move it.

A fulfilling sexual relationship with your spouse is just one way to deepen intimacy between you. It’s healthy and fun—and an important ingredient in your marriage.

In this blog, I’ll explain why. I’ll tell you about some research that was done about what a satisfying sexual relationship in a marriage signifies, and then I’ll give you some steamy marriage advice: 3 erotic ways to recapture the bedroom magic. Keep reading…

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Romance: Reignite Your Marriage’s Spark

October 19th, 2011

When it comes to romance, what story are you telling yourself? “I’m just not romantic, it’s not who I am,” or, “My spouse doesn’t respond to romantic gestures.”
You may believe you aren’t a natural when it comes to being romantic, so you’ve given up trying.
Don’t doom your marriage to failure by avoiding romance: it’s the secret sauce of an intimate relationship. Read on for tips to revive romance and reignite your marriage’s spark…

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Revive and Rebuild Your Intimacy Sectors Post-Affair

April 21st, 2011

In the initial aftermath of an affair, it’s hard for you as the victim to think about how you’ll ever bridge the gap between here, amidst pain and anguish—and there, a strong partnership and intimate connection with your spouse.

The thought of being physical once again with your cheating spouse may be too much for you to consider right now. But to have a deeply fulfilling relationship once again—the kind of marriage you deserve—you will need to take steps to move in this direction at some point.

In this blog, I want to share with you the triangle that makes up total intimacy within a marriage, and two intimacy sectors to rebuild after the affair to help you move forward in saving your marriage.

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Coping with Infidelity and the Neglect Justification

March 24th, 2011

Cheaters can’t always say why they stepped outside of their marriage and had an affair. They’re probably not very sure themselves of the “reason” why.

When it comes to cheating, there is no clear reason that can ever make it okay to cheat. But victims of affairs always have a justification for why the affair happened, and it usually hinges on needs.

In this blog, we’re going to look at just 2 needs found within a marriage, and I’ll provide you with conversation starters to begin exploring these particular needs as you work to save your marriage.

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Put the Romance Back into Your Marriage

March 23rd, 2010

“When we first started dating, everything was exciting. You know-new. The emotional and physical sparks were undeniable. We could talk for hours, and the sex.wow. Now that we’ve been married for ten years, things just aren’t the same. We still love each other, of course. But the romance? I guess there’s just not much time for it anymore.”

I can almost see you nodding your head as you read this person’s story. Maybe you have been married for two, ten, or twenty years. If you feel the romantic spark dimming in your marriage, you are far from alone. In my practice, I meet couples every week who are looking to strengthen the intimacy in their relationship.

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