Tag Archives: communication

Verbal Abuse,  Part 1 of 2 – Men Who Rage and The Women Who Love Them

Verbal Abuse – I see it a lot. I’ve been seeing a lot of clients lately who are married to men who are funny, witty, charming and loving….most of the time. But these men also have a darker side.   They can be threatening and intimidating.  They can fly off the handle and say hurtful, […]

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FAQ: “Why Is Marriage So Hard?”

Today we’re answering one of the most frequently asked questions: “Why Is Marriage So Hard?” If you think marriage is easy, you may not be doing it right. Falling in love. Committing to a lifetime together. Sex.  Kids.  Bills.  Vacations.  Yard work.  Sickness.  Inlaws.  Outlaws.   It’s all part of this thing we call marriage. […]

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Why Should I Stay Married?

stay married My husband and I are clearing out clutter. It is a time consuming adventure into the past.  We started by just going through stacks of books and piles of paper trying to sort them into more organized stacks and piles we labeled keep, toss or give away.   But we get easily sidetracked […]

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Not Having Sex? 6 Possible Reasons for a Sexless Marriage

You Are Not Having Sex. At least that is what the statistics report. Married couples are simply not having sex. A marriage is considered sexless if the couple is only having sex on average once a month or less. By some reports, 15% to 20% of marriages are sexless. It isn’t just the women who […]

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Transform your life: Our New Breaking Free Workshop

Do you frequently feel anxious or depressed? Do you struggle with anger and resentment? Does your life feel unreasonably hard or unmanageable? At The Marriage Place, we have discovered that traditional talk therapy alone doesn’t always help couples improve their relationship. Sometimes, you have to go deeper and look at how childhood experiences have shaped […]

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How Shame Ruins Your Life, and How To Change It

I hate shame, and I hate cancer. Want to know the correlation? I hate cancer because it kills by ravaging the body and leaves families without dads, mothers and siblings. It is difficult to treat, and it sometimes goes undetected until it is too late. Shame is emotional cancer, and I hate it just as much, […]

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