Toxic Love


How to Stop a Love-Hate Relationship From Ruining Your Life 

The helplessness and frustration of loving someone you hate (or who hates you) can ruin your life – unless you learn how to stop the relationship from overpowering you. A reader inspired me to write this article; she is feeling trapped and helpless in a love-hate relationship. While you’re reading my tips on how to stop an unhealthy or bad […]

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5 Signs You Should Give Up Hope in Your Relationship

Is it time to give up? Here’s how to know when you should stop hoping a relationship will change, plus the difference between wishful thinking versus healthy reasons to keep hoping for change. You believe in your relationship…but are you hoping for a miracle? First, here’s the difference between wishful and hoping. Then, find strength and courage to move forward. […]

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How to Live Your Life Without Him

The best way to live without him – whether your husband died or divorced you, or your boyfriend betrayed or broke up with you – is to learn how to live your life in a fresh new way. Yes, you can let go of the past…and yes, you will Blossom into who you were created to be! But how? When? […]

How to Live Your Life Without Him She Blossoms

Getting Over an Affair – Help and Hope for Pastors’ Wives

Yes, you can get over his affair – even when you want to hide with the covers pulled over your head! As a pastor’s wife, you need all the help and hope you can get to keep moving forward even when you want to lie down and give up. These ideas on how to recover after your husband’s affair are […]

Hope and Healing for Pastors Wives Getting Over the Affair

5 Little Things – That Make a Big Difference – in Healing Emotional Pain

If you find it comforting to know you’re not alone, then you’ll be comforted here. These tips on how to heal your emotional pain are inspired by a man who lost his wife a year ago. He’s one of the kindest, gentlest souls I’ve ever met, and his story is the most sadly romantic one I’ve heard in a long […]

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8 Signs He Doesn’t Love You – and How to Blossom Anyway

Are you picking up signals that your boyfriend’s (or husband’s!) feelings have changed? These 8 signs he doesn’t love you will show you how he really feels. You are worthy of being loved…and you need to know if his feelings have changed so you can start learning how to cope with whatever unfolds in your life. You are not alone! “I […]

8 Signs He Doesn’t Love You – and How to Blossom Anyway

How to Help Your Alcoholic Husband Stop Drinking

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