Conflicts are inevitable part of any relationship. Considering the emotional and psychological makeup of the two sexes, and their unlike personalities and upbringing. It is impossible for couples to agree about everything at all times. A healthy partnership must have a room for constructive criticisms. Both parties need to be able to assert their opinions, oppose, and negotiate their differences. Hence, the key is not to fight, but to ‘know how to fight.’ [Read more…]
Pregnancy, and then the toll of taking care of a newborn, can make it very easy for marriage to take a back seat. However, couples need quality time. It’s crucial to stay connected to your spouse (you need emotional support now more than ever!) plus it can be a much-needed form of relief amid the parenting stress. Here are some tips. [Read more…]
Emotional cheating is when your partner seems to have a stronger emotional connection to somebody else. They may not be having sex, but there is definitely intimacy. How to tell when it’s something serious.
If your husband is constantly talking about a female friend in the office, ask yourself: [Read more…]
They say it takes two people to make a relationship work, but it only takes one person to make it better. We can complain about what our partner doesn’t do, or wait for him to changeóneither of which will garner much results. We can, however, take the first, second or third steps to improve our marriage, and the good news is that those steps aren’t that hard to take. [Read more…]
Do you feel like you and your husband are stuck in short, superficial conversations? ‘How was work?’ ‘Fine.’ ‘Did you put gas in the car?’ ‘Yeah.’ It can be frustrating and (frankly) mind-numbing. We want more emotional connection and bonding, and these monosyllabic exchanges can wear down a marriage. Here are some tips on how to have more meaningful conversations. [Read more…]