Marriage counseling can be a very beneficial tool, but only if both partners are willing to give it a fair try. If your spouse is unwilling to go to counseling and you feel hopeless, there are some things you can do. Read on to learn the two steps you should take if your spouse refuses therapy but you're still interested in getting help.
Tell the truth: do you think you and your honey belong in the 1920s? Take our quiz to determine what decade you two crazy kids really belong in.
Everyone has their own opinion about love and relationships, and especially how to fall in love. Whether it's seeing a matchmaker, getting fixed up by friends or just winging it, there are a lot of ways to go about finding love. However, some of the more…interesting ways have morphed into superstitions over the years, and we've rounded them all up fr yuor enjoyment.
Let’s face it, marriage is work. And if you throw in an extra dose of fatigue due to one snoring spouse, chances are this is going to add to that already taut thread of patience required in successful marriages. So what is one to do if there is a snoring spouse in the equation? The fact is; chronic fatigue will only increase stress, reduce patience and cause friction between both parties. If this sounds at all like what you and your spouse are currently experiencing, then there are a few ways to reduce the tension and get you back running smoothly and much more peacefully.
Many people make New Year's resolutions each year. Goals are set for exercising, loosing weight or getting organized. But how many parents take the time to size up their family and set goals that will make their family closer and happier?
Marriage is tricky. Motherhood? Even trickier. Balancing them both is — well — just shy of impossible. So, we asked the experts for their best advice about how you can be everything to everyone all of the time ... or at least a great wife to your husband and a great mom to your kids. Here's what they had to say:
What is the fruit of half a century of self-absorption? Whereas one researcher points to issues such as a reduction in civic responsibility and community service, and a lack of concern over broader societal issues, I see implications for marriage… and they are that are not good.
Theoretically, asking your husband or wife to empty the dishwasher should be totally devoid of drama or tension. It's just one of many chores necessary to keep your home functioning, right? However, with a passive-aggressive personality, any situation has the potential to go from the trivial to emotional combat.
This decision about whether to stay in or leave your relationship is important. It is not just you and your partner who will be affected, it is an even more significant decision. These six questions can help you decide whether to stay in or leave your relationship:
Do you find family members make it harder or easier for you to control your Diabetes? When performing a study at Vanderbuilt University on use of technology, researchers noted many conversations about family members. Rather than wanting emotional support, people with diabetes wanted practical help.
My mother chose my husband. Thirty years later, I chose my daughter's husband. No, these were not arranged marriages. They were simply the influences of a mother upon her daughter's choice for a mate.
The person who's the hardest for me to surprise isn't our kids, it's the studly 34-year-old who shares my bedroom. It isn’t because he snoops, though. He’s pretty cooperative like that. We’re just such a team and make a habit of being so transparent with each other, that any deviation creates a disturbance in the force.
Worried your spouse is keeping something from you? Well, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling's new online poll says they are: But it's not what you think.
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