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Don’t Let a Communication Breakdown Ruin Your Marriage

Don’t Let a Communication Breakdown Ruin Your Marriage

Good communication is absolutely essential to a happy marriage. When your communication breaks down, when conversations become fights and sharing becomes silence, your marriage can break down as well. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Sue Butler has a very informative, short video on YourTango this week that gives some great advice on how to fix […]

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5 Things You Should Always Tell Your Wife

5 Things You Should Always Tell Your Wife

A couple of posts ago, we shared with you an article from Huffington Post Canada on the five things you should always tell your husband. As promised, we’ll now let you know what the same authors had to say in their article, “20 Things to Tell Your Wife.” While we don’t have space for all […]

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5 Things You Should Tell Your Husband

5 Things You Should Tell Your Husband

No, this isn’t a post about when to be truthful and when to keep things to yourself. Instead, this is a post about strengthening your marriage and your love life by letting your husband know what he means to you and what you really think of him. In this week’s HuffingtonPost.com Canada, the editors posted […]

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Is It True That All Couples Fight?

Is It True That All Couples Fight?

We’ve all heard the assertion that all couples fight. Most of us have been told that as a way to reassure us when we ARE fighting with our spouses. But is this really what we need to hear and believe? Last week, Dr. Susan Heitler, PhD, the author of “From Conflict to Resolution,” responded to […]

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How to Nag in a Way That Actually Helps Your Marriage

How to Nag in a Way That Actually Helps Your Marriage

All wives nag their husbands to some degree. According to an article this week on the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel website, nagging is an historical practice. According to the experts that reporter James E. Sheridan sources, nagging can also help your marriage if you do it correctly. As Sheridan says, The Bible reports that 3,000 years […]

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5 Communication Rules That Can Save Your Marriage

5 Communication Rules That Can Save Your Marriage

Every relationship in our lives has communication as its foundation. In our relationships with our bosses, our relationships with our kids and in our marriages, communication is essential. When it breaks down, the relationship is in serious jeopardy. Marriage therapists Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz offer 5 rules that can save your marriage from failure […]

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Men and Women Have Different Ways of Working on a Marriage

Men and Women Have Different Ways of Working on a Marriage

We all know that men and women approach many things in a different manner. We handle stress differently, prioritize our time differently and often have a different handle on raising our children. Now a new article explains that men and women have different ways of working on a marriage. This can be important to understand […]

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How to Fight Fair in Your Marriage

How to Fight Fair in Your Marriage

Every marriage has its fights. All couples fight, including the happiest couple you know. The key is learning to fight fair in marriage, with the person that you have committed to loving most. Author Bruce Feiler has posted an article this week on HUffingtonPost.com, called “Lessons in Diplomacy.” he wanted to learn how to fight […]

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The 5 Fights Every Married Couple Should Have

The 5 Fights Every Married Couple Should Have

Every married couple is different and each couple fights about different things. Some fight more about money, others about in-laws and others about strenuous work hours. But an article today in HuffingtonPost called “Marriage Arguments: Fights All Couples Have To Have At Least Once” says that certain fights are actually important to have in ANY […]

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Rebuild Your Rapport and Rebuild Your Marriage

Rebuild Your Rapport and Rebuild Your Marriage

One of the biggest problems in marriage, even in a good marriage, is a loss of communication and rapport – that connection to each other that was so intense when you first married. If you’ve lost that connection, the first step to rebuild your marriage is to reclaim that rapport and that connection. There’s a […]

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