Emotional Abuse (Part I): Husbands Who Hurt, Wives Who Love

Hurting you hurts him too. Learn to help the both of you by ending the abuse without ending the relationship.   If your husband, wife, or significant other is emotionally abusing you, you are not to blame No matter what an abused person has done, abuse always starts in the mind of the person doing …

Emotional Abuse (Part II): Getting Your Husband to Stop Hurting You and Start Loving You

(Click Here for Part I) How to get his respect and his love   John starts shouting almost before he closes the front door.  Whatever he’s got to say, has been building all day.  As he shouts, red faced, squint eyed, scowling at his wife Carol, she says nothing.  John even pauses at times to …

Dating in Marriage: How to Have a Great Date with Your Mate

Some key dating ingredients that will help to keep your marriage strong and close.   Did you know that improving your dating life can improve your marriage? This is true even if you have been together for many years. Dates remove us from our everyday surroundings so that we can focus on our spouse longer, …

Affairs: How to Effectively Respond to Cheating in Your Marriage or Relationship

See how one woman used the correct actions, at the correct time, to save her marriage. Robin was in her mid-30s and had been married for seven years when she contacted me for help. She was married to a difficult man and she knew it.  That’s the one thing she didn’t have any doubts about.  …

How to Talk to Your Husband or Wife About Serious Relationship Problems

No one likes problems, but handled correctly, they create an opportunity for a closer marriage   Breaking the silence You love your spouse, but your relationship has serious problems.  How can you talk to your spouse about it without making things worse?  Some people are so afraid of upsetting their spouse that they suffer for …

How to Disagree with Your Spouse and Still Get Along

If sharing your thinking with your spouse just gets a defensive reaction or distance, try this approach.     Why saying, “I disagree” is not a good way to disagree. “I disagree,” is not a good way to respond to anyone. The message may be accurate, but the packaging is poor. It closes down communication …

Why Positive Thinking is Good for Your Relationships

Starting today, you can naturally start to attract more people and opportunities into your life with positive thinking.     Are you sending out the right messages? As far as people go, like attracts like. Being positive will attract other positive people. It will also create more opportunities in your life, because positive people are …