“Codepency” has become a normal term in our culture’s vocabulary. We use it to reference addictions and relationships, sometimes too flippantly. When true codependency occurs, it can be especially dangerous, causing one to lose himself or herself, becoming vulnerable to real threats and even death.  When it comes to relationships, codependency can strip away one’s […]

Four Phrases Your Wife Wants to Hear

“Thank you.” “Thanks for cleaning the house, babe.” My husband’s words of gratitude are music to my ears. After spending several hours juggling cleaning and taking care of a two-year-old, I’m exhausted, ready to crash on the couch and just rest and appreciate all my hard work. I don’t expect a thank you at all, […]

3 Key Things to Do to Avoid Divorce

Divorce. For many Americans, it’s a common word. Everyone knows someone who is either divorced or has parents who are divorced. Despite the frequency of divorces that take place in our culture, we are caught off guard when we hear long-term marriages fall prey to the big “D.” Melinda and Bill Gates are a high-profile […]

What to look for in a failing marriage

What to look for in a failing marriage  Love and vows are the glue that holds a couple together. But certain individual differences will always create cracks even, within the strongest bonds between married people who love each other. Differences in opinion, for instance, can create a dispute that may break a marriage. And if […]

Is the Marriage Centered around the Children?

Every couple struggles to balance marriage and family, and though you might have enjoyed a romantic relationship in the beginning of your marriage, things definitely change after the birth of your first child. As you get older and have a tougher schedule, it will be challenging to keep the spark in your love life while […]

How to help a man who works too much

A home is a place of relaxation, a place to unwind after a tough workday, but what should you do when your husband brings work home with him? A partner can bow to society’s pressure and fail to carve some time to nurture their marriages. Overtime, this becomes so normal, that spouses become desensitized to […]

How Being a Pro Basketball Player can Affect your Marriage

Relationships have many benefits in our lives: they contribute to life satisfaction, well-being, and even help us relieve stress. However, marriages are laden with challenges, and these challenges are more common when dating a professional basketball player. The issues from this sport can make a couple stay stronger or break their bond. But in most […]

Does having too much money cause fights in marriages?

There is a reason finances are the number one cause of divorce. Struggling financially can put a lot of strain on a marriage and not having a sound plan for money can cause serious conflicts. Lots of couples think if they only had more money, their problems would disappear. However, this is not true. Having […]

Can Your Marriage Survive Infidelity?

One of the roadblocks and challenges many marriages face is infidelity. It is a vice that has wrecked marriages and instigated divorce proceedings, child custody battles, and alimony disputes. Some couples manage to overcome this betrayal and once again become one, but is life the same after infidelity? People exhibit different attitudes and reactions when […]

How To Get Unstuck From Life

How to get unstuck? We all get stuck in life sometimes. It’s like something in our brain’s engine has broken and it’s preventing us from moving forward. We feel the symptoms, cannot think clearly, we can’t make decisions and even we’re not motivated. We wrestle with challenges, understanding concepts or we’re unable to take actions. […]