6 Common Issues Men Complain About In Marriage Counseling

6 Common Issues Men Complain About In Marriage Counseling In a marriage, both persons vow to stay with each other for the long haul, for better and for worse. However, when those worse times come, the couple may need neutral interventions from a professional therapist to resolve their problems. During many of these counseling sessions, […]

5 Things To Try After A Bad Breakup to Get Back Out There

5 Things To Try After A Bad Breakup to Get Back Out There Bouncing back can be tough after a bad breakup, you have to get over the bad experiences and be willing to put yourself back out there. You go from having a date on holidays to being a single, it can be hard, […]

8 Signs He’s Not Ready for Marriage

8 Signs He’s Not Ready for Marriage Sometimes its hard to tell whether or not your guy is ready for marriage. You may have seen some of your wilder friends who were always seen with beer and cigarettes, settling into great husbands and fathers. You never know when they will decide to commit. Here are […]

10 Hacks To Keep Love Alive In A Relationship

10 Hacks To Keep Love Alive In A Relationship Is your married life a bit boring? Missing romance and excitement? Sometimes we want those back but we don’t know how. We have some simple yet effective hacks to refill your life with love and help you keep love alive: • Be touchy-feely Closeness in a […]

When and Why to Speak Up For Yourself

When and Why to Speak Up For Yourself Are you confused about if and when to speak up for yourself? The question to ask yourself is: “Are you speaking up for yourself to take loving care of yourself, or to change the other person?” For example, let’s say that your partner is angry and critical […]

Why You Should Marry Yourself Before You Marry Anyone Else

Why You Should Marry Yourself Before You Marry Anyone Else Discussion of “self-marriage” brings to mind sad singles who have given up on love, or greedy, materialistic people who don’t want to get married, but want all the perks of a great wedding, like a big party and gifts. The burgeoning self-marriage movement isn’t about […]

5 Terrible Reasons to Get Married

5 Terrible Reasons to Get Married For many people, married partnership is satisfying and life-affirming. Of course, by now almost everyone has heard the doomsday statistics on divorce—the CDC reports that 50% of all women’s first marriages end in separation or divorce after 20 years, while 33% of all men’s first marriages end in divorce […]

5 Deadly Sins in a Marriage

5 Deadly Sins in a Marriage Marriage is tough; we all know this! But certain behaviors can make it, ahem, tougher…Here are the deadly sins to avoid in your relationship! Always Insisting You’re RightWould you rather be right all the time…or married? You are human. Your spouse is human. Accept their foibles and move on! […]

10 Signs Your Partner Is Cheating on You

10 Signs Your Partner Is Cheating on You Recent studies show that over 50% of men and 50% of women cheat at some point in their relationship. With such alarming numbers, one may wonder if his/her mate is cheating. If you have a “gut” feeling that something is going on, chances are high that you […]

The Trouble With Modern Marriage

Erica B. Slotter, Ph.D. Marriage in America is facing a variety of novel changes and challenges. I am not referring to the current legal battles regarding who is and is not allowed to marry, but rather the hurdles facing couples who do enter into marriage. Over the past several decades, the nature of marriage has […]

The Secret Truth About Interracial Dating

The Secret Truth About Interracial Dating “… racist thought and action says far more about the person they come from than the person they are directed at.” In this life you’re going to encounter a whole lot of stupid, and some of it will even come from yourself. When it comes to dating outside of […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Relationship

7 Ways to Improve Your Relationship! In the many years that I’ve been doing counseling, I’ve discovered 7 choices that can improve and heal relationships. This article describes those 7 choices. Good relationships don’t just happen. I’ve heard many of my clients state that, “If I have to work at it, then it’s not the […]

This is What Happens When You Dump Your Wife After 37 Years of Marriage!

This is What Happens When You Dump Your Wife After 37 Years of Marriage!

His new girlfriend demanded that they live in Jake and Edith’s multi-million dollar home and since the man’s lawyers were a little better he prevailed. He gave Edith his now ex-wife just 3 days to move out. She spent the 1st day packing her belongings into boxes crates and suitcases. On the 2nd day she […]

9 Women You Need to Meet, Not Marry

9 Women You Need to Meet, Not Marry We already posted an article about men you should not marry, that’s a bit unfair to our male readers so to even things out here is a list of women you should not marry: 1 One who acts like a boss There are some women who always […]

4 No-Nonsense Ways To Have A Great Relationship

4 No-Nonsense Ways To Have A Great Relationship My husband and I are on our way way to the airport for our annual summer vacation together, and every single way one of us goes about traveling is different from the other. But here’s the deal: No relationship is perfect! Let’s face it, though: Marriage can get […]

5 False Beliefs That Stop You From Finding Real Love

My husband, Kiran, and I were each married before for about six years when we were younger. Both of us then spent several years in unfulfilling, on again/off again relationships. The good news is the suffering we endured, combined with therapy and a lot of work on ourselves, got us to an incredible place. When […]

The Main Reason Why Relationships Fail

The Main Reason Why Relationships Fail; And What to Do about It? Margaret Paul, Ph.D. The current divorce rate says it all: 41% for first marriages, 60% for second marriages, and 73% for third marriages (http://www.divorcerate.org/). There is a very good reason why second and third marriages fail even more often than first marriages, and […]

How to break up without hurting yourself

How to break up without hurting yourself. We have to acknowledge that infatuation can make us unrealistic. Sometimes we are trying to make a relationship work, but get trapped in senseless selfish spirals that hurt us. We know we should end the relationship, stop seeing that person. It can be difficult, breaking up and moving […]