Category Archives: Marriage Guidance

Marriage and couples relationship articles and guidance

You Talk About Everything—Except Your Sex Life

Sex problems in a relationship are more common than you’re thinking. You’re nestled in separate corners of the sofa at the end of another relentless day, binge-watching “Ladies of London” (which he likes more than you, but he’ll never admit … Continue reading

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When Porn Comes Between a Marriage

Recovering from a porn addiction together How fast porn can consume us. It’s like a skinny little flame finally finding its way into a big pile of drought-dry kindling. A couple months ago, you pulled up a site, so unassuming. … Continue reading

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Sexual Desire And Lack Thereof.

Stuck in a no sex relationship? Lack of sexual desire

A common complaint of couples in long term relationships is a decline in sexual desire. Many may think that men do most of the complaining, however research suggests that the stress of a long-term relationship can have a dampening effect … Continue reading

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Wordless Connecting

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Many young couples especially those with small children struggle to maintain closeness- and no wonder! The priority is taking care of the kids as it should be. Often whoever comes home last for work is faced with a tussle of … Continue reading

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What makes couples therapy successful?

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Sometimes people ask me what my success rate is when working with couples on their marriage. Even if it were possible to answer that question, the results would reveal very little about my — or any therapist’s — skill. Whether … Continue reading

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How To Save Your Marriage In 3 Hours

How to Save Your Marriage in 3 Hours

Saving your marriage doesn’t require long-term treatment. What brought you here were tiny fissures in your relationship that gradually spread into cracks. They formed so subtly, grew so slowly that they were almost imperceptible. But they’re obvious now. You haven’t … Continue reading

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How does co-dependence show up in relationships

11 Signs That You Are  In A Codependence Relationship The word co-dependence was first used in the 70s to describe the pattern of coping behavior in the partner or family member of an alcoholic. I like Melodie Beattie’s simple definition: … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Married But Worrying How To Avoid Divorce

Planning a Wedding Can Be a Lonely Time The summer is wedding season. If you’re not attending one over the next few weekends, you’re probably planning one of your own. With so much ceremony and meaning packed into those 24 … Continue reading

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“45 Years” A Film looks at separateness’ in marriage

I happened to see this sweet, thoughtful movie on a long plane journey titled “45 Years” It’s a story about a couple who have been married for 45 years and are weeks away from an anniversary party celebrating their marriage. … Continue reading

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Mothers and sex

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After marriage, for many women sex becomes an obligation rather than an expression of desire, love and affection. They lose track of their own desire and pleasure, and feel like sex has become “just another thing that I have to … Continue reading

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