Tag Archives: spouse wants out

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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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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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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Men: The Rules of Marriage Have Changed

You’ve suddenly found yourself being told by your wife that your marriage is over.  She doesn’t love you anymore. You are stunned. You still love her very much and you thought things were fine.  Yes, you have had your arguments but you had no idea she would consider it so bad she would want to […]

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When Your Spouse Always Gets Their Way

There has been a flood of clients recently who have presented with similar situations: one spouse has taken control of the relationship from the other spouse. For each couple, the methods are different but the results are usually the same.  The spouse who relinquished control is angry, exhausted and wants out of the marriage. Not one […]

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