Tag Archives: divorce

How to make marriage last forever

How do we make marriage last forever? There is a concept with marriage in our society that I just don’t get.   It is the idea that when attraction leaves, the marriage is over.   Or when you don’t feel IN love anymore, it is time to move on.   This seems crazy to me. […]

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Marriage Problems? You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling. Here’s How to fix it.

So many of the marriage problems I see are because one spouse just doesn’t “FEEL” in love anymore. So you think you’ve lost that loving feeling? I don’t mean to be disrespectful…but so what? This won’t be my most popular post, and I am expecting some backlash but I can’t hold this in any longer.   […]

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How I almost ruined my family’s life by asking for a divorce. {A letter to my younger self}

Many years ago I almost ruined my life.  Even worse, I almost ruined my kids’ lives by seeking a divorce. There was a dark period in my marriage when I swear I think I lost my mind.  It is the only explanation I have when I look back at my actions and my feelings.  I […]

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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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Divorce season is almost here. Don’t get caught by surprise.

January is divorce season. I know this is a harsh reality.  Right now, this is the time of year when most people are thinking of the upcoming holiday menus, shopping lists and time with family. But for my practice, it is the calm before the storm. January is our busiest time of year. Some of […]

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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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