marriage problems

Myths about Infidelity

Myths about Infidelity

Myths about Infidelity In this post we’re exploring myths about infidelity. Many of these myths stem from black-and-white thinking. We often like the certainty that this kind of thinking gives us. This is good and that’s bad. It’s cut and

Perpetual Problems: accommodating your partner’s dreams

Perpetual Problems: accommodating your partner’s dreams

Dealing with unresolved problems in your marriage In an earlier post I talked about different types of problems relationships face and how to tell the difference. If you’ve already read that one, you can skip this first section. Solvable vs

Solving problems in your marriage: Compromise

Solving problems in your marriage: Compromise

Introduction I’ve got some news for you: Not all problems in your marriage can be solved. Some can be worked through using compromise, and some just don’t have solutions. These may come from differences in personality traits, religion, political opinions,

Bringing up complaints in your relationship: When less is more

Bringing up complaints in your relationship: When less is more

In the exciting, falling in love stage of our relationships, what we want to change in our partners is often furthest from our minds. We’ve got stars in our eyes, we’re wearing rose colored glasses, we’re in the honeymoon stage—pick

Repair attempts: How to preserve your relationship during conflict

Repair attempts: How to preserve your relationship during conflict

Conflict happens. It just does. You and your spouse are not always going to see a situation the same way, you may have different opinions, preferences, and values. And so, you will disagree. It is not realistic to expect that

How to bring up marriage problems: Changing criticism to complaint

How to bring up marriage problems: Changing criticism to complaint

You have conflict with your spouse. Okay, that happens. I’m here to help you know how to you bring up marriage problems in a way that gets you listened to and not dismissed. You may have very good points or