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Can Your Partner Trust You to Keep His or Her Secrets?

On November 9, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Can Your Partner Trust You to Keep His or Her Secrets?

Confidentiality is an essential part of any healthy relationship. Consistent communication in relationships can only occur when both parties feel comfortable enough to share their innermost selves with each other. In marriage, any confidential information that is shared between spouses must be guarded like a treasure. Sharing this information with…

Asking Your Partner for Help and Support

On September 14, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Asking Your Partner for Help and Support

Are you getting the help and support you need from your partner? One of the many benefits of marriage is having a helper that you can always count on. Sadly, this help doesn’t come automatically – even in a happy marriage. You often have to tell your partner exactly what you…

Respect Each Other’s Privacy

On August 24, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Respect Each Other’s Privacy

Healthy relationships cannot exist without mutual respect for each other’s privacy. This is why boundaries are so important in marriage. Privacy in marriage is perfectly fine but secrecy is not. Privacy allows spouses to keep certain things that are not suitable for public consumption to themselves. For instance, you don’t…

Take Care of Your Health

On June 29, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Take Care of Your Health

Are you wondering what good health has to do with a happy marriage? Part of being happily married is being able to have fun, share your hobbies and be adventurous together. To do this, you need to be healthy. Although you vowed to stand by each other in sickness and…

Should You Listen to Free Marriage Advice?

On April 6, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family, With Comments Off on Should You Listen to Free Marriage Advice?

Are you looking for some free relationship advice? Free relationship advice is everywhere today it seems; TV, radio, Internet, countless books (okay, technically not free but pretty close). “Relationship experts” abound. And although some of these experts have never been married, or have had multiple divorces, this doesn’t stop them…

My Husband or Wife is Not the Person I Married!

On February 9, 2018, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on My Husband or Wife is Not the Person I Married!

Do you ever catch yourself thinking that your partner is no longer the person you married? There is a sense of security that comes from knowing your spouse really well.  It’s easy to trust someone when you can predict how he or she will react to a situation. However, people…

Learn How to Protect Your Marriage

On February 2, 2018, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Learn How to Protect Your Marriage

There will always be several people and interests competing for our attention at any given time, such as family and friends, children, work and hobbies. This interference can be destructive in the absence of proper boundaries. Every married couple should be able to recognize potential threats to the marriage and…

Being Married Isn’t Supposed to be Stressful!

On December 15, 2017, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Being Married Isn’t Supposed to be Stressful!

Marriage is supposed to be a source of comfort. It’s meant to help you mitigate stress and pressure from other areas from other areas of your life. This is not to say that marriage should be hunky-dory all the time. It means that the good should always outweigh the bad….

Married Life Before and After Kids

On July 28, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Married Life Before and After Kids

The simple truth is that having children changes things. Suddenly, your whole lives revolve around the kids and free time becomes a distant memory. All your time is spent doing chores, chauffeuring, chaperoning, buying groceries and parenting. You love your kids dearly but you’re really stressed out. Marriage Before Kids…

Still Not Spending Enough Time Together? Try This!

On June 30, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Date Night, With Comments Off on Still Not Spending Enough Time Together? Try This!

Experts say that happily married couples should spend about 15 hours together each week in order to maintain their happy marriage. That works out to a little over 2 hours of quality time every day. Couples in troubled marriages, on the other hand, need at least 20 hours a week…