Friendship in Marriage: The Recipe for Reconnection

A post from Dan Umphress In my work as a Marriage Coach, I talk every week with people who have heard from their spouse some variation of “I love you, but I’m not in love with you anymore. I want a divorce.”   I am not writing to address the pain and shock of hearing […]

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Did you know? Empathy Grows Intimacy in Marriage

Empathy grows intimacy in marriage. But do you know the difference between empathy and sympathy? Is your spouse your best friend?  Is he/she the person you want to talk to when something good or something bad happens?  Do you feel connected and close? If you answered “no” to any of those, you or your spouse […]

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How to tell kids about divorce (when parents can’t agree)

How to tell kids about divorce? Despite some couples’ best efforts, there are times when divorce is inevitable. If you share kids with your spouse, your next question is usually “What do we tell the kids?” Many therapists will advise you to partner with your spouse, take a united front and tell your kids something like, […]

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How To Tell Your Spouse You Cheated

how to tell your spouse you cheated If you used the ever popular Ashley Madison site you may soon be busted. Hackers have gained access to millions of names and they are threatening releasing these names to the public if the site isn’t shut down.  Ashley Madison makes millions of dollars a year.  They aren’t […]

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Are You Shutting Out Your Spouse? Learn 4 Ways it Happens And How To Fix It

Shutting Out Your Spouse On a scale of 1 to 10 (worst to best), how do you think the communication is in your marriage?  We see poor communication as one of the biggest issues we see in our offices.  The good news is that with effort, many times it can be remedied with small, intentional […]

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Three Questions That Can Change Your Marriage

Think Back to Your First Years of Marriage Remember when you first met your spouse, and hours passed that seemed like seconds, and you got butterflies just thinking about him or her? Unfortunately, I have many clients sit down in my office who come in, where they just don’t have those “feelings” anymore, and their […]

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