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Stop the Blame Game in its Tracks

On October 5, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Stop the Blame Game in its Tracks

Has your husband or wife ever denied saying something that you vividly remember him or her saying?  Well, it turns out that spouses often have different memories of the same event. Research shows that sometimes spouses can’t even agree on events that happened in the last 24 hours, like whether…

Don’t Share Too Much with Friends and Family

On September 27, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Don’t Share Too Much with Friends and Family

Any confidential information that is shared between spouses must be guarded like a treasure. Sharing this information with a third party, including friends and family, is dishonorable, and there are many ways in which it can go terribly wrong. Here are some of the things that could happen. Losing control…

Can Your Spouse Count on You?

On September 20, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Can Your Spouse Count on You?

We all want a good wife or husband that we can count on. Someone who is there for us when we need them and makes us feel secure in the relationship. This is not to say that a good husband or wife never disappoints their significant other; that’s impossible. It…

Coping with Mental Illness in Marriage

On September 6, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication, With Comments Off on Coping with Mental Illness in Marriage

Mental health conditions are fairly common. There are many people with mental health conditions who are in happy and healthy relationships and marriages.  However, negotiating the ups and downs of marriage and relationships can be especially difficult for them. If you have a mental health condition, there are a couple…

When Marriage Problems Sneak Up On You

On August 30, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on When Marriage Problems Sneak Up On You

Not all marital problems are obvious. There are some issues that appear minor at first glance but if left alone, they can build up and blow up into a major problem. Knowing what these issues are can help you nip them in the bud before they ruin your marriage. Poor…

Faith Makes Your Marriage Better

On August 23, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage,Prayer & Spirituality, With Comments Off on Faith Makes Your Marriage Better

The research is in! Studies show that when spirituality is valued in a marriage such as when a husband and wife share similar beliefs and religious practices, marital and familial satisfaction rates are significantly higher than in families with few or no spiritual resources or where spirituality isn’t a priority….

When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

On August 16, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Divorce,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

When you are around your spouse all the time, it is easy to nit-pick their flaws. Issues that were just mildly annoying in the honeymoon stage become major roadblocks to a happy marriage. You stop acknowledging their strengths and start nagging them about their weaknesses. The key to a healthy…

Parenting as a Team

On August 9, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Parenting as a Team

Many people don’t realize just how much their parenting styles differ from their partners’ styles until  they have children. Their first major disagreement with their partners about parenting often comes as a surprise, despite all the marriage advice for newlyweds out there that encourages couples to discuss their preferred parenting…

Fostering a Deeper Connection

On August 2, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Fostering a Deeper Connection

Your bond with your wife or husband is like a garden.  It needs to be tended regularly or else it will gradually fade away and ruin your happy marriage. Here are some ways in which you can nurture your bond with your spouse. Celebrate special occasions Couples should always make…

Stop Talking About Fixing Your Marriage and Start Doing!

On July 26, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Stop Talking About Fixing Your Marriage and Start Doing!

Can you actually improve your marriage without talking about issues? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” In their book, How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It, psychologists Steven Stosny and Patricia Love suggest that, while it is eventually important to talk about your marital issues, you can improve…