Tag Archives: saving your marriage

I Never Loved You – How to Respond When Your Spouse Says This Hurtful Phrase

“I Never  Loved You.” If your spouse has said this to you, I’m sorry.  It is incredibly painful to hear.  At one point I said this in my own marriage, and my husband still remembers how it made him feel all these years later.  Those words devastated him.  He just couldn’t wrap his brain around them.  […]

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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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Do Ultimatums in Marriage Work?

Marriage Advice for those who are unhappy, married and miserable If I told you that setting an ultimatums in marriage can be one of the smartest things you can do for your relationship, would you believe me? In fact, And yet I find that most people are either reluctant to use them, or don’t really […]

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