Jul 212014
Dealing With Unresolved Anger in Relationships

Past hurts and arguments are painful, and they don’t vanish overnight. These for dealing with unresolved anger in your relationship will help you break free from emotional baggage. Harriet Lerner, author of Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships says, “Anger is a tricky emotion.  It signals that something is wrong but it doesn’t tell us what is wrong or how to approach the problem in

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Mar 122013
How to Cope With a Moody Boyfriend

Here are several tips for coping with a boyfriend who is moody, unpredictable, and unhappy. They’re based on a comment I received from a woman who loves her boyfriend, but can’t make him happy. It’s important to remember that you aren’t the “problem” in your relationship. A moody, unpredictable boyfriend could be dealing with stress at work, unbalanced hormones in his body (which can cause mild or severe depression), or

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Jun 142012

Women often tell me that their husbands hate them, or they hate their husbands. Here’s what to do if your husband calls you names and treats you like dirt. I always feel so helpless and sad when I read comments from wives trapped in hostile marriages, because I don’t know how to help. I was writing to a woman today – her husband tells her every day how much he

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Jun 102012
When Your Husband is an Alcoholic or Drug Addict

If your husband is alcoholic or addicted to drugs, you need to get help coping – in person! My heart breaks for wives who are depressed and sad because of their alcoholic husbands, and who feel trapped because they don’t have the money or support to leave. “I’m so confused, I love my husband very much but I’m so depressed and sad I can barely stand it,” says Kim on

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Oct 242011
Angry Husbands - How to Live With His Anger Problems

Does your husband explode over little things? These tips for living with husbands who have anger problems are for wives who can’t take the rage anymore. “I’m worried about my husband because has several signs of mental illness,” says R. “He has gone from job to job in the last five months. He began hitting me, drinking more, cheating, and leaving without so much as a word. He also has

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