Tag Archives: making things better

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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What Not Having Sex Does to Your Marriage

Not Having Sex A lot of couples I see in my office eventually end up sharing that they’re not having sex. Lately, I’m seeing a lot of angry, shut down men. That’s a good clue for what is really going on. When a couple isn’t having sex, it is usually the wives who initiate therapy. They […]

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15 Date Night Questions to Ask Your Spouse

Finally!  You can pat yourself on the back because you actually planned a date night with your spouse.   You know it is one of those things you should do to keep the home fires burning, but life keeps getting in the way.   But what you are going to talk about for 90 minutes […]

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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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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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