There he goes again! He’s off to the baseball game with his friends while you sit home alone. He didn’t even ask if you would like to go. Of course, you always seem to be making plans with your girlfriends that exclude men. (...)
Some marriages seem to dissolve into nothing but one argument after another. You argue about money, how to discipline the children, work, family, friends and even the weather. At least it feels like you argue about even simple things like the weather, because you and...
It can be very hurtful when there is very little or no sexual relations happening in a marriage. After all one of the reasons you get married is because you see each other as emotionally and physically compatible. (...)
One of the major causes of divorce is infidelity. Infidelity can cause a lot of heartbreak in a marriage, because it is painful and embarrassing. But it also is a symptom that a marriage has serious problems that have developed and not been addressed. (...)
When you have spent the last 20 to 30 years raising children and they are no longer living in the house, it can be difficult to emotionally adjust. Parenting is a full time job for both the wife and husband. (...)
There you were having a nice time at the party you and your spouse were attending. You were chatting with some friends and enjoying a small plate of food from the buffet table. Your spouse appears out of nowhere and says, “Look at all that food you’re eating. (...)
The old Led Zeppelin song “Communication Breakdown” says it well. “Communication breakdown, it’s always the same. Havin’ a nervous breakdown, a-drive me insane.” Well you may not be going insane, but miscommunication can cause true stress in a marriage. (...)
It can be very demoralizing for your husband or wife to be laid off from work. Most homes today rely on two incomes to make ends meet, so when one income is lost it can place a lot of stress on a marriage. (...)
A marriage may have to deal with a number of problems over the years. One of those problems is the possibility of a spouse getting sick or injured. This can place an enormous strain on a marriage depending on the severity of the medical problems. (...)
Codependency in the marriage can cause a lot of deep resentments that are not even really understood at the time. You know you feel bad about the relationship, but may not be sure of exactly what is causing the problems. (...)
One of the common complaints in a marriage is when the wife feels as if her husband treats her like a maid. This may not sound like a real problem since it concerns housework and household chores, but these are the kinds of aggravations that can build up until they...
In some situations the problems with the marriage are not obvious on the surface. Everything seems to be fine as the husband and wife go about their business. What you can't see is the growing pile of small hurts that are being stored like in an internal warehouse. (...)
Seeking new solutions to your marriage problems and avoiding divorce is possible in many, if not most, marriages. Many couples give up on their marriages too quickly at the first sign of problems instead of trying to work through the real issues. (...)
Talking through the marriage problems can be the step that can save a marriage. Sometimes a marriage runs into problems and they only get worse because communication stops. This is really unfortunate because when a couple stops talking, they are sure to begin...