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'Marriage Is Not What I Thought It Would Be'

Akirah Robinson | Posted 09.18.2014 | Weddings
Akirah Robinson

The second year of our marriage was the hardest year of my life. Dan and I faced many challenges together and really struggled in our relationship. Though I'm much more hopeful about our future today than I was three months ago, I know we still have some work ahead of us.

4 Unexpected Signs You Need Couples Counseling

Posted 05.14.2014 | OWN

What's normal in a relationship and what's a surprising signal that it's time to call in the professionals? By Ashley Nelson @media only...

When the Beauty of Marriage Turns Ugly

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 11.24.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Love turns to despair and oftentimes even hate, like a chameleon that posed as hope and now wears the face of struggle and sure defeat. Love fades and dies. Our hurt grows and we need answers.

New Year, New Sex

Mindy Utay | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Mindy Utay

It's little acknowledged in our culture that it's the woman who first loses sexual interest in marriage, especially after she has kids and, in the language of psychoanalysis, becomes "maternalized" not only to herself, but to her husband.

Affair Repair

Amy Begel | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Begel

It might sound like affair recovery is long, drawn-out ordeal, but that's not necessarily true. Healing often begins as soon as the couple comes together to deal with what happened. As a therapist, I can't exactly say it's exhilarating, but it's often very, very impressive.

5 Signs You Need Couples Counseling

Posted 11.29.2012 | Weddings

By Drs. Evelyn and Paul Moschetta for YourTango.com Being happily married is not easy, and being in love is not a sure path to a happy relationshi...

7 Signs You Need Marriage Counseling

Posted 08.27.2012 | Weddings

By Jenny Tiegs This article originally appeared on GalTime.com There's no question -- marriage can be challenging. Maybe marriage counseling shou...

10 Things Marriage Counselors Don't Want You To Know

SmartMoney | KELLI B. GRANT | Posted 08.20.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: You're ready to talk and -- finally -- so is your spouse. But who can you trust when your heart, time and money are on the line? Her...

Wedding Burnout? Sure. Marriage Burnout? Not At All.

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Dr. Susan Corso

Sure, some of us are tired of gay weddings, and some of us are even more tired of gay parenting, but we'll never get tired of working on our marriages, just like anyone who's married. We're worth it. And so is marriage.

How Not To Let The Economic Downturn Ruin Your Marriage

Laurie Puhn | Posted 06.03.2012 | Weddings
Laurie Puhn

As a consequence of today's recession, many cash-strapped couples have entered the conflict zone where they experience a marital meltdown.

How To Stop Playing The 'Blame Game'

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

By the blame game, I am referring to fights in which each spouse insists on being right and that the other is wrong. We've all played the blame game at some time or another.

First Cancer, Then Divorce

Amanda Deverich | Posted 12.26.2011 | Divorce
Amanda Deverich

Helen was diagnosed with breast cancer in the midst of a marriage crisis. She suddenly found herself in a battle with two fronts: advancing breast cancer and threatening divorce.

What Does Sex REALLY Do To Marriage?

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2012 | Weddings
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

The first step in building a healthy and erotic sex life is remembering that you always get more of what you appreciate.

Why Divorce Doesn't Need A 'Cure'

Sarah Maizes | Posted 10.29.2011 | Divorce
Sarah Maizes

I'm sick. And I didn't even know it. According to an article by Dr. David Wygant on Huffington Post, divorce can be as preventable as the common c...

Couples Counseling: A 3-Ring Circus

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cunningham

When I work with couples, I feel like I am under the Big Top. There may not be elephants, clowns or trapeze artists (not literally, anyway) but there are definitely three rings.

The Resilience of the Modern Marriage

nytimes.com | Benedict Carey and Tara Parker-Pope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

They're done. Toast. The governor needs his head checked. His wife needs to launch his clothes from the bedroom window. Time for those two to get in l...