Why We Cling Desperately to Relationships That Have Died

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Susan Winter thinks it’s because society values the length of a relationship over the quality of its content.

It’s Ok to Go to Bed Angry and Other Principles of Marriage

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Tim Dowling has literally written the book on “How to Be a Husband” and puts a few marital myths to bed.

12 Lessons Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

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“We were young, in love, and ready for marriage when we said ‘yes’ in our early twenties. But that doesn’t necessarily mean we were prepared.”

When She Cries, Don’t Be Afraid to Ask ‘Why?’

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“I’ve learned when your wife cries or does something else that you don’t understand,don’t project your feelings or thoughts onto her.”

Withholding Sex: Covert Warfare in the Bedroom

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A partner’s feelings of insecurity can lead to passive-aggressive behavior in the bedroom. Max Belkin offers a solution.

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends on Just One Thing

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Couples in solid relationships know it isn’t easy but this is how they do it.

100 Ways to Connect Intimately With Your Partner

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Dr. Samantha Rodman gives you the ideas. No reason not to start right now!

“But wouldn’t that marriage have been unsatisfactory regardless of whether the couple cohabited or not?”

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Comment of the Day: Does living together before marriage hurt the relationship?

7 Little Things That’ll Mean a Hell of a Lot to Your Guy

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Joanna Schroeder shares her top 7 super simple secrets for making sure her husband feels loved.

“Get a Room!” – Ditch the Marriage Therapy and Shack Up Together

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Heather Roth says sometimes the only therapy you need is room service and a game of naked backgammon with your spouse.

3 Mistakes Women Make When Trying to Help Their Husbands

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Women, if the man in your life isn’t responding when you want more out of the relationship, you may be doing something wrong.

An Open Letter to My New Husband: After Our First Real Struggle, 5 Months Into Marriage

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Sarafina Bianco shares four lessons she’s learned about marriage as a newlywed.

Heal Your Relationship Without Saying a Word

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This ancient Hawaiian healing ritual can transform your relationships and your life.

How To Disarm the Silent Treatment

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The silent treatment has been an age-old coping mechanism in relationships for as long as I can remember.

How Do I Respond When He Shuts Down?

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Bryce Mathern helps a GMP reader by teaching her how to stay present when her husband exits.

How the Pain of a Pending Divorce Might Save Your Life

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“You feel helpless and desperate. You feel like you’re not “good enough”. You want the magic words that will undo everything that’s been done and said and make it all whole again. And nobody can give them to you.”