Despite constant reminders and decades of failed marriages to use as examples, the divorce rate in America still hovers above 50%. While 2:1 odds may be great in Vegas, they aren’t so fantastic when you are betting on your life. Getting married is a major commitment that doesn’t end when you say “I do”, it […]
When you are dealing with a rough patch in your relationship, seeking help through a couple’s therapist has become increasingly common. Not only are more people than ever seeking help with their relationships, more are open to speaking about it, normalizing the experience by removing the stigma. However, regardless of how “common” counseling has become, […]
There are many reasons you might want to stay in a relationship that’s on the rocks. Perhaps you have children, or there are complex financial issues, or you’re just unwilling or afraid to be alone. Whatever your reasons, if your relationship isn’t giving you what you need anymore, but you can’t leave it, there is […]
The saying “breaking up is hard to do” is more than a cliched rock-and-roll lyric. No matter the reason, choosing to end a relationship is hard enough on its own. However, it is your ability to handle that decision, and the actions that follow it, with maturity and grace that set you up for successful […]
It’s not too late. I know that sounds trite, but in many cases, the hopelessness you feel surrounding your marriage, though all-consuming, does not have to be forever and does not have to end in divorce. In fact, there are real, actionable changes you can make in your relationship today to not only improve the […]
To so many people, divorce is a dirty word. It is one of those black marks, those trappings of failure that haunt us. Yet, one in two marriages – that’s 50% of all unions – in the United States ends in divorce. If the dreaded “D” word is such a mark of failure, at least […]
If you’re facing a divorce or already separated from your partner, it’s critical to keep your children out of the crossfire… here are some tips to protect your kids during divorce.
Uh oh… your spouse has announced that he or she wants a divorce. What do you do? Learn how to handle this situation and what to say when your partner wants out of the marriage.
Is your marriage stale, boring, or on the rocks? Learn how to revive the passion and bring your marriage back from boredom or save it the brink of collapse.
If your marriage has been rocked by cheating and infidelity, it can be a stressful and trying time… learn how to save your marriage after an affair.