emotional connection in 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 […]

coping with love hate relationships

7 Ways to Help an Unhappy Husband and Improve Your Relationship

Here, you’ll find the two best ways to help your unhappy husband, plus extra tips for improving a relationship. If you said “Until death do us part” in your wedding vows, you assumed you’d have a happy marriage for life…but what if your husband isn’t happy? These tips on how to love an unhappy husband will help you support him […]

How to Love an Unhappy Husband

How to Know if Your “Lover’s Spats” Are Destroying Your Relationship

Some relationship conflict – such as an occasional “lover’s spat” – is normal and even healthy for couples. But, fighting can start to affect how you feel about each other and even destroy your relationship. The following signs that a couple’s fights are unhealthy and destructive are inspired by a reader. “My boyfriend and I fight all the time, yet we really do […]

Lover’s Spats Are Destroying Relationship

10 Ways to Stop Being a Needy Girlfriend and Feel Confident Again

These tips on how to love your boyfriend without anxiety or fear can save your relationship, for you will learn how to stop being a needy girlfriend. I was inspired to write this article for a reader who asked for help with her anxious attachment style…but don’t let the words “anxious attachment style” scare you; they have the power to teach you how to […]

anxious love needy girlfriends neediness in relationships

What You Need to Know About Dating Outside Your Faith

Should you date a guy – or stay with a boyfriend – who doesn’t believe in God? Here’s how to decide, plus 9 tips for relationships and dating outside your faith. I wrote this article for RosyBelle (not her real name), who asked about her relationship with someone who doesn’t share her faith: “I’ve been dating this guy about a year […]

Overcoming Breakup Depression

Why Married Men Cheat – and How to Prevent It

Marriage counselor Gary Neuman explains why men cheat – and it’s not because the other woman is more attractive. The best way to prevent husbands from cheating in marriage is to know why they stray from their wives. “[My boyfriend] had slept with a woman that weekend,” says Seattle-based life coach Sarah Cline in Brangelina proves you should never trust a […]

fear of love scared to love

How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man 

You’re in a relationship with an emotionally unavailable man, and you love him too much to leave. Writing hundreds of relationship articles – and reading thousands of comments – has shown me that you’re not alone! In this article, you’ll find 10 tips on how to love a man who isn’t available emotionally or spiritually. But first, here’s what a wife […]

How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man