Dec 132013
 
How to Stop Dating a Married Man

The problem with writing tips on how to stop dating a married man is that many women don’t WANT to stop seeing the men they’re having affairs with. If you want to end the affair, you have to decide that you want to stop dating him. It’s as simple – and as complicated – as that. A few years ago, I wrote an article called How to Stop Cheating in

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Dec 132013
 
11 Signs of a Cheater

If you suspect your partner is unfaithful, you’re probably picking up on one or more of these signs of a cheater. There are always signs. I’m reading a fascinating, somewhat sad book about a husband who is a cheater and a wife who doesn’t want to admit he’s a cheater. She’s a therapist who has tons of insight into her clients, but not her own marriage or self. The book

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Dec 122013
 
How to Get Over an Addictive Relationship

Addictive relationships are like drugs – you have to work hard to kick the habit. These tips for getting over love addiction are practical and effective, and they’ll help you stay away from someone who’s not good for you. Is It Love or Is It Addiction: The Book That Changed the Way We Think About Romance and Intimacy will help you understand love addiction. It was written by psychotherapist Brenda Schaeffer, and

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Dec 112013
 
When Your Husband Wants Out of Your Marriage

What do you do when your husband says he doesn’t want to commit to your marriage anymore? These tips are inspired by a reader whose husband is done being married. On How to Leave Your Husband, she said: “He says he cannot commit to the marriage anymore. I am overwhelmed and so disappointed. I have been there for him through so much and he says he feels the right thing

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Dec 112013
 
A Child Custody Argument - Equal Parenting Presumption

If you’re dealing with child custody arguments, learn about equal parenting presumption after divorce. It might help you come to a custody arrangement that suits both you and your ex – as well as your children. Speaking of children – read Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households After Divorce by Deesha Philyaw and Michael D. Thomas if you’re arguing about child custody arrangements. Even if your ex doesn’t learn how

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Dec 102013
 
When He Says He Doesn't Love You Anymore

He says he fell out of love, and you’re lost, confused, and sad. Learn what to do when he says he’s not in love with you anymore. If your boyfriend or husband doesn’t want to break up, read How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together: Breakthrough Strategies to Resolve Your Conflicts and Reignite Your Love by Susan Page. It may help you learn how to reconnect in ways

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Dec 022013
 
Can Divorced Partners Be Friends?

Sometimes divorced partners can be friends – depending on the circumstances. Here are some guidelines for friendships with ex-wives and ex-husbands. Children may be the reason ex-wives and ex-husbands stay in touch with ex-husbands or ex-wives, but can divorced partners actually be friends? Yes, in certain circumstances — but sometimes staying friends after divorce is harmful for everyone. Here’s how to survive a separation and divorce (without repeated calls to

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Dec 022013
 
When to Leave a Relationship

Knowing when to leave a relationship is easy – unless you’re the one in the relationship! It’s always easier to see when someone else should leave a relationship. When it’s you who has to decide when to leave a relationship, it’s difficult. And here’s why: “When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet

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Nov 262013
 
7 Signs Your Marriage is Over

Are you going through the normal ups and downs of a long-term relationship, or is it over? These signs a marriage is over will help you see your relationship more clearly. Feeling like you’ve hit rock bottom in your marriage isn’t necessarily the worst thing to happen in your relationship. Sometimes rock bottom is where you need to be, so you can rebuild your marriage. Rock bottom might help you see

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Nov 192013
 
How to Forgive Yourself for Staying in a Bad Relationship

You saw the signs, but you ignored your intuition and your friends’ warnings. Here’s how to forgive yourself for staying in a bad relationship for far too long. How To Forgive Ourselves Totally: Begin Again by Breaking Free from Past Mistakes by R.T. Kendall is a clear and compelling book that leads us towards the experience of freedom and peace that can only come when we walk in total forgiveness. We have

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