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How to Deal With a Husband Who Complains About Your Clothes

How do you respond when your husband says he doesn’t like the way you dress? Maybe he complains about the style or colors of your clothes. Maybe he says you dress too sexy, or too frumpy, or too young, or too old. Maybe your husband wants you to wear different clothes because he’s concerned what his coworkers or family thinks.

How to Be More Physically Attracted to Your Husband

When You Don’t Feel Physically Attracted to Your Husband

An often-asked question from women who love their husbands, but don’t feel the need for much affection or physical interaction: I’m not attracted to my husband physically, but he wants to be closer. Here you’ll find four tips for increasing physical attraction in your marriage and building a stronger, more fulfilling relationship with your husband.

Your Heart Changes Everything Heart Quotes

Your Heart Changes Everything – 21 Heart Quotes

“The heart has reasons that reason cannot know,” is my favorite quote about the heart. “Your heart changes everything” isn’t one of the most popular heart quotes, but it changes how I do everything. And that makes it a truly transformative quote about the heart.

I don't have a soulmate

What if You Never Find Your Soulmate?

The only thing worse than living without your soulmate is never having met one in the first place. You can’t lose a soulmate you never had. How do you live a good, full, happy life knowing you never met or married your soulmate? You never experienced “soulmate love.”

Should You Travel When Your Boyfriend or Husband Can’t

Should You Travel Alone, Without Him?

You don’t have to choose between your relationship and your travel dreams! Leaving your boyfriend or husband at home and traveling alone will increase your self-confidence and improve your relationship. Your partner may not want to or be able to travel with you, but this doesn’t mean you should stay home. You have a world to explore!

How to Survive a Bout of “No One Loves Me”

What to Do When You Feel Like No One Loves You

When you believe nobody truly loves you, you feel alone, unloved and unwanted. When you allow yourself to dwell on those feelings, you feel even worse about yourself and your life! And the downward spiral begins. These tips will help you cope with feeling like no one loves you.

How Women’s Circles Help You Stop Feeling Bad About Yourself

Why You’ll Never Regret Joining a Women’s Circle

Feelings of unworthiness and self hatred are deep wounds that need emotional healing. Women’s circles are the balm, the elixir, the soothing embrace of compassion, of healing and growth. Whether they are women’s healing circles, professional career women’s circles or contemplative prayer groups for women — the companionship and acceptance you find in a circle of like-minded women will change how you see yourself.

How to Help Husband Stop Drinking Alcohol

How Do You Help Your Husband Stop Drinking?

These 10 ways to help a husband who drinks too much are partly based on my work in a residential recovery program with men who are alcoholics and drug addicts. I was also inspired to write this article by a reader, who is searching for ways to cope with her alcoholic husband.

3 Signs You Should Tell Your Ex You Miss Him

7 Signs You Should Tell Your Ex You Miss Him

How do you tell your ex you miss him more than you thought possible? First, make sure you should tell him how much you miss him. After a breakup it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing you belong together.

How to Be Happier on Your Birthday After a Breakup

Facing Your Birthday After a Breakup

Are you dreading your birthday? Maybe you broke up with someone you love and you’re wondering how to survive the heartache. Having a happy birthday after a breakup seems impossible….but what if you can be happier on your birthday?

How to Ask Your Boyfriend for What You Want

How to Ask Your Boyfriend for What You Want

Maybe you want to move in with your boyfriend, or borrow his dog for a jog. Maybe you want to ask your boyfriend to marry you, or to move his junk out of your apartment. How do you ask your boyfriend for what you want? It’s not easy to express your desires, say what you need, or ask for help…especially to a guy you love and want to be loved by.

Godly Ways to Share Your Faith With Your Husband

4 Easy Ways to Share Your Faith With Your Husband

You’re a Christian wife who wants to follow Jesus, but your husband doesn’t believe in God. How do you share your faith with your husband peacefully, without forcing conversations or conversions? Even more importantly, how do you stop your marriage from weakening your faith and bringing you down spiritually?

Tips for Christian Women Dating Non Christian Men

When You’re Dating Someone Who Doesn’t Believe in God

Should you date a man – or stay with a boyfriend – who doesn’t believe in God? Or maybe he’s a “non Christian” (a man who says he believes but doesn’t live in faith). These nine dating tips for Christian women will help you handle your relationship with a non Christian (or “non Christian”) man.

When You Don’t Feel Good Enough to Be Loved

When You Don’t Feel Good Enough to Be Loved

No matter how many times your friends and family tell you how much they love you, all you think is “I don’t feel good enough to be loved.” You’ve read articles on how to increase your feelings of self-worth, you listened to your counselor’s tips on how to feel good enough for love, and you’ve even asked God to help you feel better about yourself.

my boyfriend doesn't do anything special for me

How to Handle Your Boyfriend’s Lack of Effort

You love your boyfriend and you think (or know!) he loves you back…but he stopped making an effort in your relationship. You’re starting to wonder about your boyfriend’s feelings for you. Maybe you’re even worried that he no longer loves you the way he used to.

How to Cope When Your Husband Still Works His Ex Affair Partner

When Your Husband Still Works With His Ex Affair Partner

Your husband is still working with the woman he had an affair with – which means he sees his “ex affair partner” every day. Of course you feel jealous and insecure! You know your husband loves you, but what if he’s still emotionally attached or physically attracted to the other woman?

Is It Time to Break Up With Your Boyfriend?

Is It Time to Break Up With Your Boyfriend?

Sometimes you know for sure it’s time to break up, and sometimes you’re more confused than ever. These tips will help you know if it’s time that you and your boyfriend broke up. You’ll also learn how to cope with a breakup, and heal the hurt your heart will inevitably face.

Ways to Deal With Your Boyfriend's Ex-Wife

6 Tips for Dealing With Your Boyfriend’s Ex-Wife

When you date a guy with an ex-wife from his previous marriage, you’re “dating” his whole family. Sometimes your boyfriend’s ex-wife is lovely…and sometimes she’s not. These six tips for dealing with your boyfriend’s ex-wife won’t solve all your problems, but they will help you see your relationship in a new light.

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What to Remember When You Miss Your Husband

Maybe all you can think is “I miss my husband” – and sometimes you even feel silly because you miss him so much! I don’t know exactly how you feel, but I know what it’s like to miss someone so much it feels like you’re missing a piece of yourself.

Ways to Stop Premenstrual Syndrome From Causing Relationship Problems

Is PMS Ruining Your Relationship?

Coping with moodiness, bloat and tenderness caused by premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a pain – but it’s even worse when PMS symptoms cause problems in your relationship with your boyfriend or husband! My emotional and physical health tips will help stop PMS problems from ruining your relationship.

My Boyfriend's Mother is Ruining My Relationship

Is Your Boyfriend’s Mother Ruining Your Relationship?

You love your boyfriend, but you just can’t seem to get along with his mom. Maybe you think she’s trying to ruin your relationship – and you’re even at the point where all you can think is, “I hate my boyfriend’s mom.” You want to like her, and even be friends with her…but she is driving you crazy. How do you respond when your boyfriend’s mother causes problems in your relationship?

Choosing to Travel Lightly She Blossoms Tip 77

Choosing to Travel Lightly – Blossom Tip 77

Usually I write serious stuff. Practical tips, encouragement, information, and sometimes even exhortation to take responsibility for your life and choose to grow forward — even in an unwanted, unexpected season of life. Put on your big girl pants and blossom!

Helping a Teen Move Out of Foster Care Blossom Tips

How to Help a Teenager Move Out of Foster Care

Leaving home is a huge life transition for anyone; helping a teen age out of foster care is particularly problematic! My tips on how to help a teenager move out of foster care are inspired by a question I received from Christina Dronen, a foster parent and teen advocate.