I used to leave a drinking glass by the kitchen sink instead of putting it in the dishwasher, and then argue with my wife when she complained about it.
You and outside forces are engaged in a never-ending dance—working in harmony, or against each other—to motivate your spouse or partner to stay with you or leave you.
‘What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.’
Does a guy automatically stop being attractive to his wife because he proves reliable and safe during their marriage?
Women seem to be choosing other women over men with greater frequency. Men should try to understand why.
People who have suffered emotional trauma from divorce or failed relationships are often afraid to feel that hurt again.
Abandonment hurts, even when you deserve it,
I’m probably a sucky dancer. Like, to people who evaluate dance quality.
Here’s the thing about control.
What’s more damaging to relationships: Inventing problems that don’t actually exist, or denying the existence of those that do?
“Psychologists say most people devote more energy to avoiding bad feelings than chasing good ones.
I believe them.”
Going the same direction doesn’t mean you’ll arrive together.
Boundaries are magical—as long as they are clear.
Surely, most of you have seen this famous optical illusion before. Many of us can see “both” women — the young woman facing the other direction, as well as the large-nosed old woman. But neither is “incorrect”.
First we took Husbands, and split them into two groups — Good Men and Bad Men.
The root cause of the marriage failure goes ignored or undetected.