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There's always at the end of the tunnel.
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How Do I Find The Silver Lining In My Divorce?

There is no heart-wrenching feeling than going through a divorce with a person who was supposed to be your soulmate for life. What happens after the dust has settled and the forever that you were promised disappears? Liza Caldwell and Kimberly Mishkin (of Support And Solutions For Women) let you know that you have a lot to look forward to.

Marriage: What You Need To Know About Open Marriages
Just because you're honest doesn't mean it doesn't hurt.
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What You Need To Know About Open Marriages

Relationship expert Lesli Doares discusses open marriages and how they can either help or harm your relationship with your spouse. Read on to learn about the swinging lifestyle and whether it's right for you.

Relationships Problems: How To Stay Committed In Your Marriage
Boredom in a marriage can lead to an early itch.
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Has The Three-Year Itch Become The New Seven-Year Itch?

There is no need for you compare your now to the back then. It's only going to start trouble within your relationship. Doubting the love connection in your relationship is the king of relationship problems! If you want to shake the burdensome idea of a deficient relationship, this article by Dr Kristin Davin will help you cope with your emotions.

Life Coach: The Questions You Should Ask Before You Commit
I know he's the one. For the first time in my life, I'm absolutely certain...I think.
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8 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before You Commit To A Partner

Falling in love can be easy, but choosing the best candidate is not always the same. Sometimes you find yourself going back and forth in your head asking, "Is this the person I'm destined to be with? What if it's not?" If this sounds like you even just a little, you should definitely read Life Coach Bonnie Olson's article for support.

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Quit telling me I'm "being dramatic" about what's happening.
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The Top 12 Things Your Kids Think About Your Divorce

After working with hundreds of families — and observing the behavior of kids as they struggled through the breakdown of their families — YourTango expert Tara Kennedy-Kline reveals the top 12 things kids think about divorce, but don't have the world experience to say directly.

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Will we ever be able to agree to disagree peacefully?
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Why Do My Husband And I Keep Having The Same Fight?

Do you find yourselves having the same fight over and over? How can you effectively communicate with your partner without going to bed angry? Relationship expert John Gray is joined by YourTango experts Bonnie Eaker Weil, Christine Baumgartner, Tammy Nelson and Susan Campbell to discuss the possible reasons why you and your husband are constantly fighting.

Marriage Troubles? Try Spicing Things Up With These 5  Activites
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Marriage Troubles? Try Spicing Things Up With These 5 Activites

Given that approximately half of all marriages end in divorce, it is important to keep the romance alive if you wish to cultivate a happy and successful life together. In a world filled with stress and constant distraction, it can be hard to set aside time to concentrate solely on your partner, but with a little improvising, it is not impossible. The first years of a marriage are what many term the honeymoon period. During this period, romance is kept alive and fueled with ideals and infatuation. However, once this begins to wear off, the real work sets in.  

How to Avoid Financial Infidelity
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How to Avoid Financial Infidelity

The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new couples don’t realize that money is a major factor in marital happiness. Money is one of the biggest generators of problems, arguments, and resentment in long-term relationships. Couples argue about spending, saving budgeting, and disparity in earnings. When couples have difficulty with money, it can lead to financial infidelity: out-of-control spending, lying and hiding finances; which can destroy the relationship.

Dear Dr. Romance: I was reduced to a house maid
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Dear Dr. Romance: I was reduced to a house maid

Dear Dr. Romance: I fell in love and married a man from another city. We have been married for three years. I lived with his family, which included his parents and his three younger sisters, plus children. In my eastern culture, we mostly live with our inlaws. My mother in law's behavior was never nice towards me has gotten worse. She and her daughters constantly complain, find fault and lie to my husband about me. I have been patient until now, when his mother started cursing me.

4 Game Changers for a Happier Marriage
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4 Game Changers for a Happier Marriage

This year’s NCAA basketball tournament is nearing its exciting finish. If you’ve been following your favorite team to see who’s best at college basketball and hoping your bracket picks survive and win, you’ve probably been watching a lot of hoops. You’ve probably noticed something about these adrenaline-rush games...

Get Off the Perfection Merry-Go-Round
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Get Off the Perfection Merry-Go-Round

An hour before our family was coming for Thanksgiving dinner my husband, the perfectionist, disappeared. He ran to the store to buy matching folding chairs. At that time we were living in a house that had a huge kitchen but no dining room, hence no dining room set that included matching table and chairs. I was fuming because I needed his help with other preparations. His need for things to look perfect was bugging me, (a former perfectionist). I went into the guest bathroom to admire the new wallpaper we had put up and make sure the guest soap and towels were in place.