Marriage Tips

Should You Move to the Country or Stay in the City?

Should You Move to the Country or Stay in the City?

Written by on April 5, 2013 in Career, Marriage Tips with 0 Comments

Your husband wants to live in the city; you want to keep your city home. How do you keep your marriage intact and get what you both want? These tips are inspired by a reader who commented on my article about knowing if your marriage is over. She says: “I have been married 27 years. […]

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Support Group for Couples Who Can’t Have Children – Social Work Paper

Support Group for Couples Who Can’t Have Children – Social Work Paper

We can’t have children, and I keep thinking about starting a support group for childless couples in Vancouver. I got the idea because I have to write a paper for one of my social work courses. The more I work on this paper (which isn’t 100% complete, and which is due in three days), the […]

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How to Find Happiness in an Unhappy Marriage – Tips From a Chaperone

How to Find Happiness in an Unhappy Marriage – Tips From a Chaperone

Written by on November 12, 2012 in Happiness Tips, Marriage Tips with 0 Comments

These tips for being happy when you can’t leave your spouse are inspired by a woman who was married to a gay man for over 30 years. Cora felt she couldn’t leave her husband because people would talk. This was back in the 1920’s, during Prohibition, underground jazz groups (speakeasys), and corsets. Oh – and […]

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Is the First Year of Marriage the Hardest?

Written by on September 28, 2012 in Love & Relationships, Marriage Tips with 2 Comments

Q: My husband and I have been married for just over a year. I recently told him I feel emotionally empty and more like we are good friends than husband and wife. He said he feels the same way. He got very angry and hasn’t talked to me much in a couple days. We haven’t […]

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Don’t Like Being a Military Wife? Tips for Deployment and Marriage

Written by on August 8, 2011 in Marriage Tips, Solving Relationship Problems with 1 Comment

If you love your husband but hate what deployment is doing to your marriage, read these tips for military wives. The army, navy, or US Marines Corps doesn’t have to destroy your relationship! These tips are inspired by a reader’s comment… “I have been married for 10 years and have three boys ages 8, 5 […]

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When Your Husband’s Job Takes Priority Over Your Marriage

When Your Husband’s Job Takes Priority Over Your Marriage

Written by on July 18, 2011 in Marriage Tips, Solving Relationship Problems with 1 Comment

You may feel lonely and frustrated when it seems like your husband’s job takes priority over your marriage, family, and children. If your husband’s work goals seem more important than your marriage, check out these tips – they’re inspired by a reader’s comment. “I am 27 and have been with my husband for 9 years, married […]

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Dysfunctional Families – 5 Tips for Solving Family Problems

Dysfunctional Families – 5 Tips for Solving Family Problems

Written by on March 6, 2011 in Family Tips, Marriage Tips, Parenting Tips with 3 Comments

If your family is dysfunctional, these tips for solving family problems will help you create a happier, healthier home life. Do you feel dissatisfied with family life? Do you find yourself spending less and less time with your spouse and kids? Or avoiding extended family members? You’re not alone. Families are complex, and having a happy […]

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How to Solve Family Problems – Solutions for Toxic Relatives

How to Solve Family Problems – Solutions for Toxic Relatives

Knowing how to solve family problems is the best way to achieve your goals! These solutions for toxic relatives will help you solve family problems. But you must remember that the right solutions to life’s problems are different for everybody…and finding the right solutions may require trying different things until you find what works for you! Before […]

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When Your Wife Has Cancer – A “How to” Guide for Husbands

When Your Wife Has Cancer – A “How to” Guide for Husbands

Written by on March 12, 2010 in Health & Wellness, Marriage Tips, Resilience with 8 Comments

These tips for helping your wife cope with a cancer diagnosis are from two “breast cancer husbands.” One, Marc Silver, interviewed other husbands whose wives had breast cancer. “Men have an irresistible urge to ‘fix things,’” says Silver, author of Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) During Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond. […]

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6 Tips for Helping Your Spouse Through Financial Difficulties

6 Tips for Helping Your Spouse Through Financial Difficulties

Credit card debt, steep mortgage loans, and large medical bills are financial difficulties that cause stress for married and common-law couples. These tips for helping your spouse through money problems can help strengthen your marriage – even in the worst of times. Surprisingly, an overly supportive husband or wife can have a detrimental effect on […]

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