Don't sacrifice your me-time for the sake of your relationship. Both partners in all couples need a break to recharge and wind down, so they can bring their best selves to the relationship.
Traditional marriage therapist advice can help you communicate better and more clearly. But it's hard to do that if you don't know WHY you're arguing. Learn why some of your triggers may be as old as you are — and how to overcome the barriers to honest talk.
Sometimes bad body language or our actions can be just as detrimental as outright complaining. Discover the sneaky ways you're actually nagging... and learn how to let go of them with these effective communication tips!
With divorce rates hovering around the 50% range, one pauses to consider-what are the real causes of divorce? Many leading experts in the field would agree that some of the leading causes for divorce are finances, children, cheating and abuse. But underneath many of those categories could be a surprising common thread: misaligned expectations. This also could account for the fact that couples who cohabitate prior to marriage are more likely to divorce than couples who do not. Ever wonder why?
Take out the garbage—it stinks! How many times do I have to ask you to put the toilet seat down? Please clean the glasses in the sink before you use a new one. Yes, even if you're polite about it, the fact remains: You're nagging. Again. And trust us, it's taking a toll on your relationship. That's why we're devoting the next seven to nag-free communication. That's right, it's Nag-Free Week, and we invite all of our attached readers to improve their relationships by nixing the nagging completely and communicating in a healthy way for an entire week (and hopefully beyond).
It seems everyone wants to provide marriage advice to couples who are struggling, but unfortunately, sometimes that advice is coming from people who are not doing so well in their own marriage. In fact, this advice may be coming from someone who has been married and divorced more than once, so you have to be careful about the guidance being provided. Hopefully, our 30 years of marital experience and the fact that we are truly soul mates qualifies us to provide some concrete ideas on how to improve your marriage.
Your partner is supposed to be there for you to make life's hardships easier, but do you ever feel like he makes it more difficult? If you want your knight in shining armor back, here's some must-read marriage advice: stop trying to make him into someone he's not.
This relationship coach and sex educator discloses the top 3 reasons couples don't have sex. You'll be surprised to learn that it's not what you think (porn). Do any of these relationship dynamics sound familiar?
The use of porn in romantic relationships is a hot-button issue. These relationship expert opinions show that while it may be used recreationally to enhance your love life, it can also perpetuate a harmful fantasy. What do you think about porn in relationships?
When it comes down to understanding the opposite gender, there can be many grey areas. However, understanding your partner and their specific needs for love is vital. Learn to understand your partner in order to maintain a healthy and meaningful relationship.
Sarah feels sick to her stomach. She just found out that her best friend’s marriage is over. Sarah always thought that her friend, Kay had a healthy relationship, but it seems that appearances were deceiving. Even Kay was surprised to discover how unhappy her husband was-- especially after she caught him cheating with another woman.
Forgiveness can be one of the hardest things to offer after infidelity, but these relationship experts explain why it's important to open yourself up to healing. Discover why playing the victim is harmful to your emotional recovery, and how placing the blame makes it hard to move forward.