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Unhappy Marriage

5 Signs Your Marriage Isn't Making You Happy

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 08.20.2015 | Women
Dr. Andra Brosh

Most women stay in unhappy marriages because of their children, even though as a whole they feel more empowered to support themselves and to create a new and better life. This would lead us to believe that there's an enormous amount of women out there who are living in an expired marriage, and this could very well include you.

4 Ways To Fire Up The Sexually Hungry Marriage

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.12.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

It can go like this: You want sex and your partner doesn't. Or your partner wants sex and you don't. Or it seems like neither one of you wants sex and are more interested in watching Netflix. What's up with that?

5 Ways to Rekindle the Spark in Your Relationship

Andrea Wachter | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Will recalling the good times, minding your manners, listening attentively, inquiring deeply, and shaking it up romantically really make a difference? Is it possible to rekindle the spark that originally brought you and your partner together? Try some of these tips... and see what happens!

7 Things All Unhappy Couples Do (And What You Should Do Instead)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.17.2015 | Divorce

 We all know that couple: The one that bickers at dinner parties and makes snide remarks behind each others' backs. The one that prompts the que...

When Your 'Inner Child' Hijacks Your Adult Relationships

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 07.09.2015 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

When emotionally overwhelmed, people tend to regress and revert to childhood strategies to get their needs met. When the mind is overloaded it is natural to look for immediate gratification. It's at those times that the id or inner child might wreak havoc on your relationships, or even your life.

I'm a Lesbian Married to a Man

Amanda C. | Posted 03.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Amanda C.

At 50, I was finally able to admit to myself that I was a lesbian. I have been married for over 25 years and have a daughter, 15. My marriage has been a martyrdom, as I have no desire.

7 Tips to Get You Through Divorce Month

Lisa Thomson | Posted 03.08.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Thomson

Many people are thinking about leaving their marriage long before Christmas, but when the month of December approaches guilt comes with it because Christmas is a traditional time to spend honoring your family unit.

How To Make Your Loveless Marriage Work For You And The Kids

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 01.24.2015 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua

Maintaining a romantic bond for years on end is challenging, but adding kids to the mix and keeping a romantic connection the entire length of the relationship is extremely challenging, if not impossible (even with all the great advice books out there on the topic).

New Study Sheds Light On Just How Much Love Fades Over Time

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.09.2014 | Divorce

Did you tell your partner "I love you" today? If not, you're not alone. A new survey from YouGov UK has found that the longer couples are togethe...

Here's What Happens When You Go On A Vacation To Save Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.02.2014 | Divorce

If you're planning a romantic vacation as a last-ditch effort to save your marriage, you may want to come up with a plan B. A new survey from UK f...

9 Thoughts Every Divorcé Has Had At Least Once

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Divorce

From custody battles to disagreements over who gets the dog, divorce can be a long, messy road filled with moments of rage, frustration and utter agon...

Feeling Lonely In Your Marriage? Do These 3 Things Now

GalTime | Posted 06.30.2014 | Divorce

By Katie Parsons for GalTime.com One of the greatest perks of getting married is the whole “till death do us part” clause. Having someone who...

The #1 Reason Unhappy Spouses Stay Together

Posted 07.18.2013 | Divorce

What keeps people stuck in unhappy marriages? According to a recent study by UK law firm Slater & Gordon, the number-one reason unhappy spouses sta...

The Worst Kiddie Birthday Party (Ever!)

Candace Walsh | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Candace Walsh

Every parent, if they're honest, will admit that a particular stage of parenthood was especially challenging. For me, it wasn't infancy. It was hardest for me when the kids were in that in-between stage.

The Big Lie About 'Failed' Marriages

Vicki Larson | Posted 12.01.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Most of us marry with the best of intentions. Sometimes that just doesn't work out. We shouldn't slap a #fail label on people who divorce. Let's have faith that they'll do things better the next time -- or maybe the time after that.

4 Signs Your Marriage Might Be In Trouble

Gabrielle Clemens | Posted 04.12.2012 | Weddings
Gabrielle Clemens

Answer these 4 financial questions to help determine whether your union is set up for the long road ahead or if you're actually in a drive-thru marriage.

The Seemingly Benign Thing That May Be Sabotaging Your Marriage

Howard J. Markman, Ph.D | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weddings
Howard J. Markman, Ph.D

Nagging is a major problem for relationships compared to other relationship issues because virtually all couples nag compared, for example, to relatively rare but traumatic problems such as adultery.

It's National Marriage Week. Oh Please.

Kate Schermerhorn | Posted 04.11.2012 | Weddings
Kate Schermerhorn

Does that mean we should just go out and pick any random person to marry to improve the quality of our lives? Or that we should stay in a hellacious marriage for the sake of the kids?

How Divorce Scars Children

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I do not believe that couples ought to stay together for the sake of the children. Marriage is not a prison sentence; children are not your jailers. But that does not mean that divorce does not scar kids.