If it feels like you and your partner are always pushing each other's buttons, consider this: your pasts may be affecting how you deal with conflict and conversation now. Effective communication can help break down even the strongest barriers.
Any guy who's been in one relationship for 20 plus years must know a secret or two about love and happiness. "One of my secrets to a successful marriage is to find someone that that you love spending time with," Days of Our Lives hunk Galen Gering, 42, says about life with his wife and mother of their two children. "Jenna and I complement each other very well and we also respect one another. Every relationship encounters problems, you just need to learn to deal with them properly and together."
The holidays can be tough, especially those dealing with problematic in-laws. But this marriage educator offers you 8 fool-proof tips for managing your stress during the holidays. Read on to learn the tips that will save your holiday season and, quite possibly, your marriage.
If you're in couples therapy and considering a divorce, you must ask yourself and your spouse these questions before you say "I don't." Your future happiness depends on it.
A divorce can be as unexpected as that iceberg was to the Titanic, but if you know what danger signs to watch for, you can efficiently steer your love boat back on course.
Why do some people stick in a bad marriage? Whether it's for the kids or it's just too hard to move on, these experts explore what makes people stay put... even if divorce is in everyone's best interest.
Dear Dr. Romance For many many years, i have been the income earner for our 4 kids and my wife while she was home raising the kids. Day in day out I was working sometimes three jobs. I got into a career that took 10-15 hrs per day for the first three years - the money was great and I thought everything was going awesome especially since everyone was enjoying spending my money on lavish things.
All too often in life, people make assumptions about love and relationships that do not stand up under scrutiny—that are not supported by the available evidence. So, what are the facts? One of the great misconceptions of all time about love and relationships is this—just do the big things and everything will turn out well. And what do the big things include?
Sounds wild, but whether you come from a rational or emotional home can determine how likely you are to find yourself celebrating marriage. How does your background affect your relationship now? This expert tells his personal story about his path to accepting the gift of love.
The loss of a pregnancy or the inability to have children is a scary situation for couples; each party will have his or her own way of dealing with the challenges. Fertility expert Amy Wenzel offers a look into the many feelings that come with infertility and loss — and why they can lead to divorce.
Fighting With Your Sweetie Over Money Just Makes You Bitter. Do you have the same fight over and over again with your partner over finances? Consider the root of the problem. Are your opinions on finances totally different? Here, learn how to fix the issue for good. There was a television show back in the 70’s called: The NewlyWed Show. On that show, three couples were asked a range of questions that were about habits, borderline intimate, but always revealing what one did not know about their partner.
This relationship expert and divorce coach wants you to rethink how you spend time with your spouse: is it about quantity or quality? Read on to see if you're guilty of these accidental marriage-busters, and learn how to make the time with your spouse as valuable as possible.
Marriage therapist Angela Smith wants you to stay happily married. Is it possible? Sure is. Smith explains the activities couples can engage in to build trust for a long-lasting marriage free of nasty divorce threats.