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Want to Save Your Marriage? Stop the Blame Game

Want to Save Your Marriage? Stop the Blame Game

All of us assign blame to our spouses at one time or another. Sometimes it’s for something trivial like being late to a movie or not letting the dog out in time. Other times, we blame our spouses for things that cause deeper hurt and real resentment. However, if you truly want to save your […]

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6 Signs That Your Marriage Might Fail

6 Signs That Your Marriage Might Fail

Everyone has heard the statistics that one out of two marriages will end in divorce. What couples want to know is how to prevent their marriages from being one of the two that does. On Care2.com yesterday, Dr. John Gottman, a marriage & family therapist and prominent marriage researcher, shared the results of forty years […]

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Give Thanks to Get Your Love Life Back on Track

Give Thanks to Get Your Love Life Back on Track

Every marriage, even the best of them, goes through phases when the intimacy just isn’t there. While this is perfectly normal and usually swings back around, a marriage without intimacy can be an indication that one or both of you has lost some perspective or stopped working on the connection between you that breeds intimacy. […]

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Fighting in Front of the Kids – 4 Rules To Save Your Marriage and Your Children

Fighting in Front of the Kids – 4 Rules To Save Your Marriage and Your Children

We’ve all heard that you should never fight in front of your kids, yet we’ve all done it. Whether it amounts to a snippy remark or two or a full-out argument, fighting in front of the kids is often unavoidable, but there are some rules to keep in mind that can save your marriage and […]

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Be Thankful for Your Spouse – It Could Save Your Marriage

Be Thankful for Your Spouse – It Could Save Your Marriage

During the Thanksgiving holidays, we spend one day remembering all of the blessings we share, all of the provision throughout the year. We teach our kids to be grateful for a full table and a loving family, but do we remember to be grateful, too? Taking your spouse for granted leads to so many common […]

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How to Fall Back in Love Again

How to Fall Back in Love Again

In almost every marriage, there are periods when it seems as though the love is gone. Even when a marriage looks perfect from the outside, it’s possible to turn around one day and feel that you just don’t…..feel anything. It’s also possible to hear your spouse say those words to you. Romantic love ebbs and […]

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Fixing These 3 Mistakes Can Save Your Marriage

Fixing These 3 Mistakes Can Save Your Marriage

Everyone (we hope) agrees that good communication is essential in a marriage. But on the other hand, poor communication can sink a marriage. So many misunderstandings, hurt feelings, resentments and fights can be attributed to a lack of communication in marriage or some very important communication mistakes. Therapist Erika Krull offers some help in this […]

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Mood Alerts Help Keep Your Marriage Healthy and Happy

Mood Alerts Help Keep Your Marriage Healthy and Happy

When you’ve been together for a while, it becomes increasingly easy to tell when your spouse is in a bad mood. However, there are still times when a snapping remark or slamming door can take you by surprise. At these times, it’s easy to feel like your partner is lashing out at you. This can […]

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For a Happier Marriage Learn to Appreciate What You Have

For a Happier Marriage Learn to Appreciate What You Have

Very often in a marriage, spouses stop consciously appreciating each other. The passage of time, the growth of familiarity and the busyness of life all work to dull our appreciation of the person we married. This can make it really hard to fully enjoy and engage in your relationship. Learning to appreciate each other again […]

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The 5 Kinds of Trust Every Marriage Needs

The 5 Kinds of Trust Every Marriage Needs

Trust is always mentioned as one of the top two or three things that a marriage must have to be happy and successful. A great deal of unhappiness in marriages is caused by a lack of trust. At the same time, a great deal of happiness in marriage comes from each partner trusting and being […]

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