Shake Emotional-Reaction Regret Within Marriage

November 3rd, 2011

Your spouse says or does something, and you react. Later, you find yourself berating yourself: “Why did you react like that? Why did you say that? Why did you do that?”

You wonder why you react the way you do, and why it is you can’t seem to control any of those reactions.

In today’s blog, we’ll look at how your emotional reactions came about, and 3 steps for managing the ones that leave you with regret.

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You and Your Spouse: Make This Commitment Now

October 31st, 2011

Do you need some marriage guidance? Have things become stale, unexciting… yawn-inducing?

Here’s some of the best marriage guidance for shocking your marriage back to life: check your marriage mind-set, drop some of the drudgery—and make a commitment to fun.

In today’s blog, we’ll look at common marriage guidance we’re given, the attitudes we bring with us to marriage, and what gets forgotten along the way, and 3 tips for turning it all around. Please keep reading…

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An Answer to “Save My Marriage” Question

October 20th, 2011

You may ask yourself weekly (or even daily): How can I save my marriage?

There may be some effort put forth, such as nice gestures and kind words. But there’s something underlying those efforts that could be sabotaging your attempts at solving the “how to save my marriage” puzzle.

Read on to find out what could be sabotaging your marriage…

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Post-Affair Emergency Intervention

October 14th, 2011

Here’s a spot-on description of an affair: “a sickening cocktail of anger, grief, frustration, and a total loss of self-esteem.” You could probably give this description your own personalized twist.

What you need in a post-affair situation like this is some emergency intervention.

Read on to learn 3 tips to jump-start your post-affair healing process.

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Who is the Problem in Your Marriage?

October 13th, 2011

It’s the classic relationship stalemate: “I’m not the problem – my spouse is!” And both partners are saying it. So how can things in your marriage ever change when both of you are pointing at the other? Keep reading for 3 tips to finally help you resolve the issues in your marriage that prevent you [...]

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The ‘How to Save My Marriage’ Question: A Brain Tease

September 22nd, 2011

Your 3 pounds of brain matter has a huge hold on how you’re conducting your relationship today. If you’ve asked yourself the classic marriage-crisis question, “how to save my marriage,” without fully understanding why you react to your spouse the way you do – you’re spinning in circles.

In this blog, my plan is to help you stop spinning, start making strides forward, and enable you to answer for yourself that ‘how to save my marriage’ question. Keep reading…

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How to Save Your Marriage through Honesty

September 16th, 2011

Most spouses can forgive a lot of shortcomings in a marriage.
But what about lies and deceit?
When we tell anything less than the truth in our relationships, we are asking a lot from our spouse to forgive us, to believe in us, to trust our words and our actions. To save your marriage, you need honesty, truth and openness.
A common question that relationship experts get is, “How can I make my spouse tell the truth?” In this blog, we’ll examine this question, review a child’s fable, and see how to save your marriage by making a change and implementing a method for honesty. 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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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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Reframe Failure, Save Your Marriage

June 22nd, 2011

So your spouse cheated on you, and now your marriage is neck-deep in crisis mode. You may feel like a failure: your marriage may very well be over, and everything you put into it was for nothing.

This experience has left you looking at the world through a very dark lens.

Are you an unworthy, broken person – and this is why you are in this predicament today, a victim of infidelity? Read on for the answer to this question.

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