This was the problem with these well-meaning people in a nutshell. When Beth gets upset, or fights Larry on an idea, he withdraws. I'm not sure if he's protecting himself or her, but my guess is that it's a bit of both.
Renee saw herself as a very compassionate person. She could easily feel into her husband Jeff's feelings when he was sad or scared.
Love is a choice and it can be a whole lot of work. But sometimes that choice may not be worth the effort.
If you clicked on this article to find something saucy... you won't be disappointed! Because the most important thing you can do for your kids is love your man. And we mean LOVE. We mean look up to him, build him up in your children's eyes and let them see love modeled in your relationship.
Relationship. A word that can be defined as the way in which two people are connected. But with the connection of two people comes many other factors and once the initial honeymoon phase is over, things can start to go a little downhill.
Call me a cynic or call me politically incorrect for bringing up the age difference. But it exists. Anyone who has a relative or friend in their eighties would be suspicious if their friend or relative announced that they were going to marry someone 25 years younger. Most people aren't interested in marrying someone old enough to be their parent.
We've made it to the 17-year mark, and no, it hasn't been the fairytale I envisioned. I look at a friend who just got married and see the look of excitement, undeniable chemistry and blissful love he has for the woman who is his wife and I miss those feelings.
I don't remember the exact moment because I already knew. I felt it coming. I knew that one day, the moment would come that my husband would sit me down at the kitchen table and tell me he could no longer live a lie.
Most people, including myself, seek to understand the "why" in their relationship problems. Why does he always do that? Why is she so needy? Why do...
The old reasons for marrying, by and large, no longer apply. What looks like a current marriage crisis is the result of a widespread lack of understanding for how to create a satisfying 21st century marriage.
My recent post, "When You're In Relationship With A Blamer," inspired overwhelming feedback, both from people who feel they receive blame and those wh...
The bad rap that political correctness gets is because those who attack it really want to say anything they want to say, wherever they want to say it, no matter whom they offend and, in many cases, no matter how rude they are.
Like many things, it began on social media. A friend posted an article: 5 Reasons Marriage Doesn't Work Anymore. Her "YES!" indicated she enthusias...
Although I love my husband and even his last name, the fact of the matter is that it is not my name. Changing my name felt like giving up my identity.
Despite her epilepsy, my wife is still a strong, wonderful person, and the woman of my dreams. And as long as she has epilepsy I will have secondary epilepsy. I choose to love her and walk with her every step of the way through this journey, and always will.
It is no secret that money is one of the top reasons couples divorce and break up. You would also probably be shocked to know how many couples getting married (as in, about to spend their entire lives together) have not discussed their finances.