Tag Archives: partner

10 Steps to Improving Your Marriage

by on July 27, 2020

Sam and Blake have been married for 12 years. Their blended marriage includes a child from a previous relationship for both of them and two of their own. Both parents have shared custody of their child from previous partners, so scheduling anything can be very difficult depending on the reasonableness of their exes. Between soccer… (more…)

What is Love?

by on February 15, 2019

At first, it sounds like a silly question. Not to Julie. She was trying to pin down a new definition after having been in an abusive relationship for eight years. She wanted love. She wanted to be in love and be loved by someone who treated her right. But the years of abuse had conditioned… (more…)

12 Ways to Help Someone Dealing with Domestic Violence

by on November 27, 2017

It took a while for Matt to realize what was going on with his daughter, Nancy. By 26 years old, Nancy graduated from college, secured a good job, and purchased her first home. She was intelligent, beautiful, talented, and resourceful. So when she met John, who on the surface seemed to match her characteristics, Matt… (more…)

10 Things to Transform Your Marriage Today

by on November 27, 2017

Sam and Blake have been married for 12 years. Their blended marriage includes a child from a previous relationship for both of them and two of their own. Both parents have shared custody of their child so scheduling anything can be very difficult depending on the reasonableness of the ex-partners. Between soccer practices, dance classes,… (more…)

Consider This Before and After Checking the Hacked Ashley Madison List

by on October 12, 2017

The release of names and emails hacked from the on-line cheater’s website Ashley Madison stirs up questions of fidelity even in the best of relationships. This is especially true in light of some high profile confessions. The website promise of anonymity has been comprised and what was done in secret is now being revealed. But… (more…)

How to Divorce a Passive-Aggressive Spouse

by on October 12, 2017

The usual hostility that divorce equally brings in couples is not as apparent when a passive-aggressive (PA) person is involved. Instead, the non-passive-aggressive person will appear to be irrationally raging over numerous accusations while the PA appears calm and rational. The PA’s outward emotionless demeanor further aggravates the situation while their inward fuming anger is… (more…)

10 Lies Narcissists Say about Love

by on July 25, 2017

It was love at first sight when Alice first met her partner. They seemed so perfect for each other, falling instantly and intensely in love. Now only three years later, she was dazed, confused, frustrated, anxious, and severely depressed by the relationship. What was so ideal before was now a nightmare. How did this happen?… (more…)

The Importance of Dating Your Spouse

by on April 5, 2016

As a counselor who has worked with over a thousand couples, I’m still shocked by the resistance that comes from a simple suggestion of dating your spouse. After all, it is not a new concept. There are hundreds of books, seminars, conferences, YouTube videos, and articles detailing the benefits of regularly dating your spouse. Yet… (more…)

Stop Having the Same Argument Over and Over with your Spouse

by on August 12, 2014

Do you have the same argument with your spouse over and over?  Can you recite their response even before you begin?  Are you losing interest in even having conversations with them?  This can be the beginning of no communication cumulating in an unhappy marriage or divorce. There is a better way.  It can change.  By listening, looking and… (more…)

Is Your Spouse’s Personality Normal or Abnormal?

by on September 17, 2013

Is it normal or abnormal if your spouse… Does the exact same routine every morning and is resistant to any variation or change. Losses their temper over minor traffic infractions and threatens harm. Craves being the center of attention and is constantly seeking recognition. Shuts down and refuses to speak for days with no explanation… (more…)

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