Warning Signs: The 5 Fights Married Couples Have Before Divorcing

No two divorces are exactly the same – but the arguments that lead to a split are remarkably similar, marriage counselors say.Here are 5 common arguments that couples therapists frequently hear about, along with their best advice for easing the tensions that can break a relationship for good.  YOU DON’T APPRECIATE METhis statement is part [...]

By | 2018-05-17T05:11:28+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Jealousy Can Harm Your Marriage

One of the most positive aspects of being in a committed relationship is feeling secure in your partner’s love. It’s wonderful to know that we are desired and valued for whom we truly are – and that our bond is strong because of the love we give our partners in return. Still, we’re only [...]

By | 2018-04-16T00:09:58+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healthy Finances, Healthy Marriage

Married couples begin their lives together with high hopes, believing they will be able to weather tough times with help from each other. Yet many don’t realize that conflicts over money can weaken and even break the strongest of relationships. Did you know that fighting about finances is a leading predictor of divorce? This [...]

By | 2018-03-16T11:46:10+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Moving Places Stress on Couples – And How To Prevent It

If you’re packing up your treasured possessions in preparation for a move, it’s wise to think about how to protect your marriage from getting damaged too. Married and committed couples don’t always think about the fact that their relationship is also being shipped to a new neighborhood – or even a new country. The [...]

By | 2018-03-16T11:22:56+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meaningful Gift-Giving for Married Couples

Gift-giving is a big deal in our culture. Throughout the year we are expected to have the perfect present for birthdays, anniversaries, Mother’s and Father’s Day and yes, Valentine’s Day. In fact, it seems that planning, buying and sharing gifts has become a focus of modern life – especially within a marriage. But is [...]

By | 2018-03-01T23:41:54+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Can Married Couples Reunite After a Separation

If married and committed couples live apart for a while, can they successfully get back together? With the right support, the answer is often yes. Many couples find they are able to regroup and reconcile after a separation. But getting back together doesn’t happen just because both parties want it. Hard work and positive [...]

By | 2018-02-22T01:52:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coping with Post-Wedding Depression

After the excitement and magic of your wedding is over, is it wrong to feel sad and disappointed – even depressed? According to marriage counselors, many couples expect to enter a state of bliss after they celebrate their weddings. Yet one of every 10 women experiences depression in the first year of her marriage [...]

By | 2018-01-04T04:49:58+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Help! The Kids Stole Our Sex Life

When you’re lying in bed after getting up to feed the baby or tuck your toddler back in for what seems like the hundredth time, you may wonder what happened to the sexual spark in your marriage – and worry that it might never come back. Even though kids don’t know what sex is, [...]

By | 2018-01-04T04:43:53+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Married and Committed Couples

The New Year is a great time to enjoy some bubbly, clean out closets and look forward to your next trip around the sun. For married and committed couples, it’s also a fine opportunity to think about relationships and personal improvement. As individuals, we love to bundle that kind of stuff into things called [...]

By | 2018-01-04T04:38:50+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Giving Your Marriage Room to Breathe

Committed couples expect to receive many things from one another. But believing your marriage can satisfy the full spectrum of your personal needs – from intimacy to friendship to family and career support -- can place far too much stress on your relationship. Happy couples, whether married or not, learn to let their relationships [...]

By | 2018-01-04T04:33:12+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments