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Marriage Issues

15 Complaints Men Are Keeping From Their Spouses

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.17.2016 | Divorce

There are some marriage complaints men simply won't tell their spouses. See some of those below courtesy of Whisper, an app that lets users share thei...

11 Relationship Problems That Could Sink Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.13.2016 | Divorce

Marital problems don't always rear their heads in the form of some big dramatic incident, like infidelity or abuse. Sometimes, it's the little things ...

13 Honest Confessions From People Married To Narcissists

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 04.27.2016 | Divorce

All marriages come with their share of challenges, but being married to a narcissist is a whole different beast. Keep in mind that not everyone who's ...

7 Tell Tale Signs of Impending Divorce!

Tiffany Beverlin | Posted 04.18.2016 | Divorce
Tiffany Beverlin

People ask me why divorce is so painful, I always answer with this, it generally isn't recent sharp pain, but a dull slow death, an awareness that all is not right between you and your spouse

6 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out Of Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.24.2016 | Divorce

When your spouse isn't interested in doing the "work" of marriage, it's easy to feel powerless. But all isn't lost, said Jeannie Ingram, a couples the...

8 Things Your Marriage Counselor Is Thinking But Not Telling You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.14.2016 | Divorce

The list of bad habits marriage counselors wish couples could unlearn is virtually endless, admits Becky Whetstone, a marriage and family therapist ba...

What Happened When I Told The Internet My Wife Divorced Me Over Dirty Dishes

Matthew Fray | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce
Matthew Fray

Wives are not better than husbands. Women are not better than men. (Nor the other way around.) But I see a hell of a lot of men getting marriage wrong, and this is my way of trying to help.

6 Things Men Complain About In Marriage Counseling

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.07.2015 | Divorce

What do husbands talk about -- and more pointedly, complain about -- when they sit down with their partner and a marriage therapist? Below, three psyc...

Why I Will Never Live On Another Man's Dime

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 04.10.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

I am broke and struggling, but damnit, I have my two cents and I love it. I am no longer a guest in my home. I am an equal partner in my child's financial needs and future, and even supply her with health insurance. The woman who felt two inches tall is now standing at her "fullest" 5'1 and a half inches.

5 Last-Ditch Efforts That Could Save Your Marriage

Posted 08.20.2014 | Divorce

By DejaVow for DivorcedMoms.com Before filing for divorce, you need to know something. What you’ve tried in the past really doesn’t qualify as ...

Divorcées Reveal Their Top Marriage Regrets

Posted 08.30.2013 | Divorce

Hindsight is 20/20, and that's arguably never more true than after divorce. It's unfortunate, but sometimes you can't pinpoint the mistakes and behavi...

The Surprising Home Problem That May Lead Couples To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

Although it's exciting to start a home renovation, there are, of course, some drawbacks. Remodeling projects can go over budget, get behind schedule a...

11 Surprising Things We Let Our Exes Get Away With

Posted 07.25.2013 | Divorce

When you're in love, you tend to let some otherwise intolerable bad behavior slide. On Friday, The Stir writer Ericka Sóuter outlined 15 of the mo...

24 Red Flags I Overlooked Before Marriage

Posted 07.19.2013 | Divorce

Ever since we launched HuffPost Divorce, we've been asking readers to share the moment they knew their marriage was over. But as anyone who's been ...

Spiritual Sex: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

Linda E. Savage | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling safe in a relationship is a process, and couples will need to develop tools and ways of communicating, much of which is non-verbal, to return to the secure feelings once the inevitable flare ups occur.

The Scary Link Between Drinking And Divorce

Posted 04.05.2013 | Divorce

A growing number of Brits are citing alcohol as a contributing factor in their divorces -- and it's the wives who have the drinking problem in the maj...

Is Putting Your Children First Bad For Marriage?

Posted 03.26.2013 | Divorce

Do good moms make bad wives? That's the charged question blogger Jackie Morgan MacDougall asked Tuesday in a HuffPost Divorce blog on the need for...

20 Marriage Stressors You No Longer Have To Deal With

Posted 03.07.2013 | Divorce

All marriages have their fair share of challenges, but staying in an unhappy marriage can affect more than just your relationship with your spouse. Re...

Top 5 Marriage Mistakes That Lead To Divorce

Posted 03.07.2013 | Divorce

One hundred couples revealed their dealbreakers.

23 Reasons Marriages End In Divorce

Posted 04.24.2013 | Divorce

"Because too many people get married as if it's a requirement in life and not a choice."

5 Ways You’re Destroying Your Marriage

Posted 12.18.2012 | Divorce

By Francesca Escoto for YourTango.com A good friend of mine says that love is blind, but marriage restores your 20/20 vision. Regardless of romance...

14 Relationship Issues To Leave Behind In 2013

Posted 12.03.2012 | Divorce

There's nothing like the promise of a new year to get people thinking about what's working -- and not working -- in their lives. On Monday, tweete...

How 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Could Ruin Your Marriage

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Weddings
Jenny Isenman

"Why can't you be more like Christian Grey?" I whined, in the same way my daughter asks things like, "Why you can't be more like Jessie's mom? She keeps ice cream cones in her house."

Sex Or Oven Cleaning? That Is The Question

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Jenny Isenman

When I'm uncomfortable I use exaggerated humor to fill conversational gaps. It's like an oddly misplaced stand-up routine which can become painful to watch. This was one of those nights.

Can Marital Bliss Be Found In A Mop And Bucket?

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

Both partners want to feel like a team, and both want kudos for their hard work.