Solving Relationship Problems

How Do We Move Past Our Old Problems?

How Do We Move Past Our Old Problems?

Q: My wife is unhappy and depressed, and keeps bringing up our old problems from the past. I don’t want to lose my marriage or my daughters. We’ve been together since she was 15 and I was 17, high school sweethearts. We have had our ups and downs in our relationship dealing with infidelity on […]

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When Your Daughter Says She Hates You – 8 Ways to Reconnect

When Your Daughter Says She Hates You – 8 Ways to Reconnect

I remember saying “I hate you” to my mom – and not just once. Now I cringe to think about it! Some day your daughter will feel the same way. In the meantime, here are a few ways for mothers and daughters to reconnect. They’re from a variety of psychologists, therapists, writers, and parenting experts. […]

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You and Your Mother Can’t Be Friends? How to Live in Peace

You and Your Mother Can’t Be Friends? How to Live in Peace

What do you do when you can’t be in the same room as your mom, much less be friends? Here are a few tips on coping with a mother who is moody and unpredictable. “I’m 45 lost my job 18 months ago; and until May, struggled along as best I could,” says P. on Questions […]

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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 You Find the Truth on Your Husband’s Computer

What do you do when you find your husband’s secrets – the ugly truth – on his laptop computer, phone, or Facebook page? Here’s one reader’s dilemma… “My husband asked for advice here [on Quips and Tips] and I found it backlogged on the computer,” says K. on How to Let Go of Someone You […]

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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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Starting a Relationship With Someone Who is Leaving the Country

How do you decide if you should start a relationship with someone who is leaving the country or moving overseas? Here’s one reader’s dilemma and a couple tips from me, which you may not agree with… “I really want to ask her if she wants to try again…but I know this is going to end […]

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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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Father’s Day – When You Don’t Have a Great Relationship With Dad

Father’s Day – When You Don’t Have a Great Relationship With Dad

How do you cope on Father’s Day when you’re not getting along with your dad, you’re not speaking to him, or he refuses to talk to you? These tips on coping with Father’s Day when you don’t have a great relationship with your dad will help you respect him while honoring your own thoughts and feelings. You […]

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Why Couples Break Up – 10 Types of Relationship Problems

Why Couples Break Up – 10 Types of Relationship Problems

Why do couples break up? These ten types of relationship problems don’t just explain why couples break up, they help couples avoid the relationship problems that lead to Splitsville and the pain of letting go of someone you love. Remember: all couples face relationship problems, but not all problems lead to a breakup. Before the tips, a […]

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