Practical Life Matters


How to Help Your Alcoholic Husband Stop Drinking 17

These nine ways to help a husband who drinks too much are from my work in a residential recovery program for men who are alcoholics and drug addicts. I was also inspired to write this post by a reader, who is searching for ways to cope with her alcoholic husband… “I’m so confused, I love my husband very much but I’m so depressed […]

How to Help Alcoholic Husband

10 Interesting and Easy Things to Talk About With Your Girlfriend 17

Conversation with your girlfriend won’t be difficult or painful if you remember the most important thing to talk about when you’re with her! Here’s why you need to be genuinely curious about who she is, what she thinks, and how she feels. If you’re wondering what to talk about with your girlfriend, simply listen to what she says and ask […]

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How to Stop PMS From Causing Problems in Your Relationship

These 8 tips will help you avoid the unnecessary frustration and regret that PMS (premenstrual syndrome) problems cause in your relationships. It may be easier than you think to keep the peace at home and work, despite the extreme mood swings and hormonal fluctuations that happen in your body every month. “Every month it’s the same – we turn irrational, […]


How to Know if You Can Trust Someone in a New Relationship

A new relationship is both scary and exciting, risky and rewarding! It’s even better when you trust your new partner. These tips on how to know if you can trust a new boyfriend are inspired by a reader who says… “I’m a 32 year old woman, I’ve been in several relationships, and even though some were great they all had […]

How to Know if You Can Trust a New Boyfriend

7 Ways to Survive Life With an Angry Man – When You Can’t Leave 8

Are you living with a man who lets his anger control him (and you)? These 7 tips on how to survive life with an angry husband or boyfriend will help you cope – especially if you can’t leave your relationship or home. I’ve written hundreds of articles on recognizing when your relationship can’t be saved, breaking up, surviving divorce, and rebuilding […]

How to Survive Life With an Angry Man

How to Stop Falling in Love With the Wrong Guy 2

Do you feel like you’re doomed to keep making the same relationship mistakes? Learn how to stop falling in love with the wrong guy and how to start preparing for a healthy, lasting love relationship that will make you happy. I wrote these 10 tips for a reader whose sister keeps dating men who mistreat and abuse her. “My sister keeps dating […]

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11 Common Signs of Cheating – Wisdom After the Affair 15

Here are 11 signs of cheating, plus insight into an unfaithful husband from a wife’s perspective. If you suspect your boyfriend or husband is cheating, you’re probably picking up on one or more of these signs of infidelity. There are always signs. I’m reading a fascinating but sad book about a husband who is a cheater and a wife who doesn’t […]

Most Common Signs of Cheating