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5 Easy Ways To Have A Better Relationship With Your Friends

On June 25, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family, With Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways To Have A Better Relationship With Your Friends

Feelings of loneliness and isolation are bad for physical and mental health. Genuine social connection enhances well-being. In fact, some would claim that we can’t be healthy without it. Healthy friendships are essential to improving and maintaining longevity and quality of life. In fact, when researchers studied centenarians, people a…

Part 13: A Final Word About Boundaries

On May 28, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 13: A Final Word About Boundaries

The Purpose of Boundaries We don’t set boundaries to control other people. Boundaries are meant to serve and protect what matters most to us. They allow us to live our lives on our terms. Without boundaries, we’re at the mercy of agendas, feelings and circumstances. At the end of the…

Part 12: Successful vs. Unsuccessful Boundaries

On May 21, 2021, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 12: Successful vs. Unsuccessful Boundaries

Either your boundaries are successful or they’re not. They either serve you or they don’t. Do they make your life better and more productive, or add stress and frustration? How can you know if they’re working? Evaluating Your Boundaries Don’t make this more complicated than it needs to be. Keep…

Part 10: Setting Boundaries with Yourself

On May 7, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 10: Setting Boundaries with Yourself

When we think of setting boundaries, we usually think of relationships with other people and how we expect to be treated. But, some of the most important boundaries we will ever create are the ones we set with ourselves. One of your most important relationships is the one you have…

Part 9: Setting Boundaries At Work

On April 30, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Part 9: Setting Boundaries At Work

People struggle with setting boundaries within the workplace, but when you consider all the time they spend at work, having workplace boundaries is essential to health and happiness. The Case for Workplace Boundaries Professional boundaries guard against burnout and feeling unfulfilled in the workplace. Workplace boundaries prevent you from pushing…

How To Help Your Workaholic Spouse Spend More Time with the Family in 2021

On January 1, 2021, Posted by , In Balancing Work And Family,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on How To Help Your Workaholic Spouse Spend More Time with the Family in 2021

Ever heard a husband or wife complain about their spouse being married to their work? Maybe that person is you; maybe your spouse goes into the office early and stays late. Does your spouse’s career make you feel disconnected from them? Do you feel like you’re saying hello and goodbye…

Dealing with a Spouse’s Job Loss

On May 1, 2020, Posted by , In All Posts,Anger,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Dealing with a Spouse’s Job Loss

Unemployment is one of the main causes of marital problems and divorce, because it is very demoralizing for your husband or wife to be laid off from work. Most homes today rely on two incomes to make ends meet, so when one income is lost it can place a lot…

Don’t Wait for Your Partner to Offer Support. Ask for It

On February 7, 2020, Posted by , In All Posts,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Don’t Wait for Your Partner to Offer Support. Ask for It

One of the many benefits of getting married is finding a friend you can always rely on.Unfortunately, this support isn’t always available–even in a happy marriage. Often you just need to tell your partner just what you need.  Otherwise you’re going to be stuck waiting for them to remember you’re…

Say “I Adore You” More Often

On January 3, 2020, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on Say “I Adore You” More Often

Let’s face it, everyone likes to be adored. In fact, in marriage it is often not enough to say “I love my husband” or “I love my wife.”  You also need to express your love and regard for your spouse through your actions. Adoration is often a combination of love,…

The Real Reason Why Your Partner Complains About Your Hobby

On November 15, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Anger,Avoid Divorce,Balancing Work And Family,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on The Real Reason Why Your Partner Complains About Your Hobby

There is nothing wrong with having individual interests and hobbies when you are married. It not only allows you to maintain your individuality but also keeps boredom at bay. The trouble begins when hobbies turn into obsessions. When you start spending more time on your hobbies than you spend with…