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Everyone Needs Reassurance and Validation

On December 13, 2019, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Everyone Needs Reassurance and Validation

Young couples are very generous with compliments. They just can’t stop expressing their appreciation and admiration for each other. But most couples don’t keep up these compliments after the honeymoon phase of marriage. Repeating the same compliments over and over again can get old very fast. However, it’s possible to…

What To Do When You Need Time Alone

On November 29, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on What To Do When You Need Time Alone

Personal space and privacy are an important part of a healthy marriage. It’s hard to have a healthy marriage when your entire lives revolve around each other and your kids. However, it’s also challenging to tell your spouse you want some alone time without hurting their feelings or getting into…

The Right Time to Apologize

On November 22, 2019, Posted by , In Adultery,All Posts,Anger,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on The Right Time to Apologize

“Never go to bed angry.” As a married couple, you’ve probably heard this age-old advice many times; it’s one of the most popular pieces of marriage advice. Scientific studies have even shown that there may be some merit to this advice. When you are asleep, your brain is busy reorganizing…

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…

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Partner

On November 1, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on 3 Ways to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Partner

Marriage romance is necessary for a happy relationship. It triggers the release of oxytocin, otherwise known as the love hormone, in the brain, which promotes bonding between partners. This means that it is difficult to feel hopelessly in love with your spouse without romantic gestures. In fact, all couples should…

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…

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…