Why Do Men Lie?

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Why men lie and how understanding the why, can help you understand your man more.

The One Phrase that Stops (almost) Every Fight in Our Marriage

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Marriage is hard. It is so wonderful, but it is also challenging. Partly because you are as open and vulnerable with your spouse as you have ever been or ever will be, and that leaves you open to getting hurt. Here is one phrase that stops just about every fight that starts in our marriage. […]

Postpartum Depression: A Husband’s Story

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Two Perspectives This post is one of a pairing. The first part was my wife’s story. My wife suffered from severe postpartum depression for three years after the birth of our youngest child. This was probably the most challenging season in our marriage, bar none. As people often do, my wife and I learned a […]

8 Things Men Need in a Relationship

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It’s common to think that men only desire their physical needs to be met in a relationship. But there are certain emotional needs they have, and by knowing what they are, you can better understand your man and how he thinks. This post may contain affiliate links. What a man needs – understanding men in […]

5 Steps to a Peaceful Relationship With Your Mother-in-law


The complex relationship of mother-in-law to daughter-in-law has long been an issue. But as daughters-in-law, are we completely helpless? I explain why we aren’t, and how you too can have an amicable, and tolerable relationship with your mother-in-law.

The Emotional Needs of Men

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Find out what men need emotionally, while also getting them to open up and share what is on their heart.

Top 3 Reasons for Divorce

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By popular belief, affairs, lying, emotional abuse, or financial problems are among the top reasons why people get divorced. But there is one underlying factor that society is quick to disregard. Find out why marriages fail, what the main reasons are, and what you can do to prevent it.

Why You Should Stop Looking for Your “Soulmate” and Start Looking for Your “Helpmate”

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By popular belief, a soulmate is someone who is relationally perfect for you; someone you share everything with; who is ideally suited to one another as a close friend or romantic partner. Usually people referring to marrying their soulmate, or finding their soulmate, has to do with the fact that there is and was only one person in the world who is right for them — apart from this, no one else will do. Popular culture also displays marriage as a happily ever after conclusion and resolution to your life. Well, it’s either that, or skip marriage all together because if it’s not that, it’s not worth it. While the term “soulmate” a very endearing thought, it couldn’t be more false…

Married but Lonely? 5 Tips for the Woman Who Feels Lonely in Her Marriage


So what should you do when you feel lonely in your marriage? How can you stop feeling lonely in your marriage, and how can you survive? These questions make people wonder whether or not they are in an emotionally abusive relationship, how they can determine whether or not they should stay in their relationship, or how they can fix their broken and lonely marriage.