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Marriage Troubles

7 Types of Commitment Phobes

Emily Wilcox | Posted 06.26.2015 | Women
Emily Wilcox

There are several types of men who have difficulty committing and while they vary in intensity, they all have common fears and similar characteristics with different ways of expressing their phobias. No matter what type the Commitment Phobe may be, their behaviors are equally devastating to the women who love them.

In Sickness And In Health? Husband Debates Leaving His Wife With OCD

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

Brian says he had a happy marriage to his wife Laura until after their daughter's second birthday, when Laura started doing strange things. She was th...

How A Marriage Fell Apart After 19 Years Together And Six Kids

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

After 19 years as a couple and six kids together, George describes his wife Rachel, from whom he's been separated for three months, as "a wife from he...

There Are Costs to an Affair

Fred Silberberg | Posted 04.12.2015 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

Last summer U.S. News and World Report quoted a survey finding that people involved in affairs spend an average of $444 per month on them. This includes such things as hotel bills, meals, and activities that they engage in with their extra-marital partners.

Why I'm Thinking Of Separating From A Wonderful Man After 27 Years Together

Jennifer Beckman | Posted 12.13.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Beckman

Everyone has their advice, but for the person wrestling with this question, there's no answer that doesn't make your hands sweat, heart race, and leave a permanent lump in your throat -- particularly when there are two young kids at home who adore the person you're considering leaving.

10 Signs Your Marriage Is On Shaky Ground

Mari Lyles | Posted 09.15.2014 | Divorce
Mari Lyles

If any of these weeds are cropping up in your marital garden, and you want to keep your marriage, try tackling the problem now, before these weeds becomes full grown bushes.

WATCH: How One Woman Is Unknowingly Poisoning Her Marriage

OWN | Posted 05.14.2013 | OWN

Tiffany has been married to her husband Nick for five years, but says that the couple is currently struggling through a sexless marriage. Their broken...

10 Unexpected Ways That Only You Can Save Your Marriage

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

As told to Leigh Newman "It takes two people to couple up and get married," says Harriet Lerner, PhD, celebrated author of "The Dance of Anger," "b...

10 Signs Your Marriage Is In Trouble

Posted 08.02.2012 | Divorce

By Allison Cohen, M.A., MFT for We've all heard the dauntingly horrible statistic: 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. No one wan...

Getting Hitched? A Bad Start To A Marriage Can Be A Good Sign

TIME | Tiffany Sharples | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Few couples would choose to marry during periods of severe relationship stress, but then, trials come unexpectedly -- you can't plan for layoffs, illn...