Marriage Articles

Relationship Advice for Married Women

by Bob Grant

Are you quietly struggling in your marriage?  Do you feel like your husband just doesn’t love you anymore?   It seems like no matter how hard you try, nothing’s working.  You can’t find a way to connect with him…

 


 

3 Things Men Can’t Resist in a Woman

by Bob Grant

A woman who smiles makes it easier for a man to approach her by conveying an attitude of confidence, warmth and playfulness. Since many women are fearful of giving men the wrong impression, they frequently guard their smiles. While this approach is safer, it inadvertently sends the wrong message that she is someone who is overly cautious because…

 


 

Divorce Recovery

by Bob Grant

If there was one part of my job that I could do without, it is watching couples spiral down the path to divorce. While most couples I see don’t end up getting a divorce, there is that small percentage who are so filled with resentment that either one, or in some instances…

 


 

Does Your Man Truly Value You?

by Mimi Tanner

One of the great lessons of love is known as “the scarcity factor.” Plain and simple: people tend to want what they cannot have!

When things are hard to obtain, they seem…

 


 

He Never Knew What CommitMEANT

by Stanley J. Leffew

Why do men struggle with commitment?

This question about the tendency in men to find it hard to commit seems to surface over and over again from women all around the world. If I could identify in a few simple strokes of the keyboard on a page of my site the answer to this question, I would be…

 


 

Pre-Marriage Counseling: Why Would You Bother?

by Emma West

I had a friend who was getting married to her long-time partner. They had lived together for a number of years and owned property together. It seemed that marriage would simply perfect what they had – make it permanent.

 


 

What Not To Do If Your Partner Leaves You and You Want Another Chance

by Mark Webb

As a therapist, I regularly counsel men and women who are suffering from a broken heart. They tearfully plead their sincerity. Unfortunately, their fear often takes the lead of their focus and they switch to merely trying to figure out the formula or right combination to get their partners to take them back again. They would rather get their own way versus doing the right thing. Be mature. Be consistent. Follow this advice:

 


 

What You Call Him, He Will Become

by Bob Grant

Years ago, there was a therapist I worked with named Susan. Susan told me she went to a seminar that a friend of ours named Steve was giving. Since she thought she may want to do similar seminars in the future about marriage, she wanted to see how Steve presented his thoughts and insight. Susan took her husband Dave along to the seminar and…

 


 

Why Relationships are Difficult

by Bob Grant

A large part of my practice is made up of people interested in relationship advice. Not really by design (I started out working with teenagers), it just sort of worked out that way. Most often when someone comes in they want to know what to do. They request a 5-step plan to fix their problem and…