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  • Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

    Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

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Are you one of those rare people who hasn’t had an argument with someone about politics?

How about someone close to you? Like maybe your spouse or partner?

When it comes to politics, there’s not much that my husband and I agree on.

And we’re by no means the only ones.

According to a recent Pew report, political affiliation has become the […]

By |March, 26th, 2023|Couples: Conflict, Couples: Love & Marriage, Emotions, Habit Change, Love & Marriage, Mindfulness, People Skills: Conflict, Self-Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences
  • Do This To Save Your Marriage- Part 2: Learn to Complain Well Do This To Save Your Marriage- Part 2: Learn to Complain Well

    Do This To Save Your Marriage- Part 2: Learn to Complain Well

Do This To Save Your Marriage- Part 2: Learn to Complain Well

When was the last time you had a disagreement, an argument, or a big fight with your spouse or partner?  Was it the same ongoing disagreement you’ve had over and over?  (more…)

By |October, 2nd, 2022|Habit Change, Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Do This To Save Your Marriage- Part 2: Learn to Complain Well
  • Do This to Save Your Marriage:  How to Stay Calm and Speak Up. Do This to Save Your Marriage:  How to Stay Calm and Speak Up.

    Do This to Save Your Marriage: How to Stay Calm and Speak Up.

Do This to Save Your Marriage: How to Stay Calm and Speak Up.

Wife (taking her seat):  I think I’m done.

Husband (looking confused):  With what?

Wife:  The marriage. I think I’m done with the marriage… It’s not working. (more…)

By |September, 27th, 2022|Habit Change, Love & Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do This to Save Your Marriage: How to Stay Calm and Speak Up.
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    Dead Certain You’re Unhappy, But Dead Set Against Divorce? Dead Certain You’re Unhappy, But Dead Set Against Divorce?

    Dead Certain You’re Unhappy, But Dead Set Against Divorce?

Dead Certain You’re Unhappy, But Dead Set Against Divorce?

Miserable in your marriage? These days it’s easy to feel disappointed when a spouse doesn’t live up to our overload of expectations: best friend, workout buddy, hot sex partner, confidante, mentor, financial planner, and life coach all rolled into one.

By |February, 15th, 2022|Happiness, Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Dead Certain You’re Unhappy, But Dead Set Against Divorce?
  • Relationship Repair:  How to Rewind Love Relationship Repair:  How to Rewind Love

    Relationship Repair: How to Rewind Love

Relationship Repair: How to Rewind Love

“You can’t fast-forward heartbreak and you can’t rewind love– and that’s just one big bummer,” according to comedienne Chelsea Handler.  (more…)

By |June, 18th, 2018|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Relationship Repair: How to Rewind Love
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    Are Women Really Better at Relationships? Are Women Really Better at Relationships?

    Are Women Really Better at Relationships?

Are Women Really Better at Relationships?

It was with equal amounts of anticipation and dread that I read the R. Chase article “What Men Want.”  I laughed out loud when I read the following exchange between the author and a male friend:

“I once had a conversation with a friend of mine about women.  We were talking about a girl that, while extremely attractive, was a […]

By |July, 2nd, 2016|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Are Women Really Better at Relationships?
  • Five Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Men Five Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Men

    Five Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Men

Five Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Men

When I asked my husband to review the list below, he asked, “Is that all?  You’ve just learned five things about men?” and promptly referred me to Dave Barry’s The Complete Book of Guys. In the meantime, I’m standing by the few things I’ve learned about men, all of which I wish I had known sooner. 

By |August, 10th, 2014|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Five Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Men
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    Love Sick: An Unhappy Marriage Can Be Hazardous To Your Health Love Sick: An Unhappy Marriage Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Love Sick: An Unhappy Marriage Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Love Sick: An Unhappy Marriage Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Does the quality of your romantic relationship affect your health? As it turns out, the answer is yes. Thanks to the work of marriage researchers, we now know that an unhappy marriage can increase your chances of getting sick by 35 percent and even shorten your life by an average of four years! The flip side: People who are […]

By |May, 13th, 2014|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on Love Sick: An Unhappy Marriage Can Be Hazardous To Your Health