Author note: This is one of a series giving a sneak peek into what I discovered about what makes happy marriages so happy! After years of nationally-representative research with more than 1,000 couples, I reveal the twelve most important little habits in The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages: The Little Things That Make a […]
I need to make a confession. It’s not something in which I’m proud but I think you will likely be able to relate. I wish I could say that I always respond to my husband and children in the right way and am filled with patience even when I feel as if I’m drowning in […]
If it seems like your wife is picking fights, it’s not to be cruel; she is subconsciously making sure you love her, no matter what.
Ladies, if you think crying when feeling unloved is an acceptable response during a relational conflict, would you be surprised to know that anger is often a man’s response to feeling disrespected during relational conflict? Pause and let that sink in. Before we clobber the guys about the need for Anger Management 101 let’s put […]
Women often unintentionally push their man away when she’s hurt and upset about something to see if he really loves her enough to pursue her. We can be prickly and unloving when we feel insecure or hurt. But usually what we need in that moment when we are the most difficult to love, is a […]