Practical Life Matters


9 Solutions to Your Relationship Problems

How long have you been struggling with – or avoiding – your relationship problems? These solutions to even the worst difficulties in your relationship will help you move forward, grow, Blossom! Before you scroll through my solutions to your relationship problems, take a moment to think. Pause. Put the phone down, lean back from your iPad or tablet, and think […]

9 Solutions to Your Relationship Problems

What to Say to Your Girlfriend

10 Conversation Starters to Help You Talk to Your Girlfriend

Talking to your girlfriend will be easy and interesting with these conversation starters! And guess what? It’s easier than you think to find topics to discuss with your girlfriend at night, during the day, and even in text messages. Here, you’ll learn why you need to be curious about who she is, what she thinks, and how she feels. If […]


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

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

How to Survive Life With an Angry Man

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

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 Stop Falling in Love With the Wrong Guy

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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Most Common Signs of Cheating

11 Common Signs of Cheating – Wisdom After the Affair

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 […]