Practical Life Matters


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 […]


How to Apologize and Make Amends When You Were Wrong

Saying, “I was wrong, and I’m sorry I hurt you,” can be surprisingly difficult! These tips will help you apologize and make amends after hurting someone you care about.  The relief and freedom you’ll feel after saying you’re sorry is worth the painful moment of the apology. You’ll need to be vulnerable and authentic if you truly want to make amends […]

How to Apologize and Make Amends When You Were Wrong

How to Stop Feeling Insecure in Your Relationships

How to Stop Feeling Insecure in Your Relationships

Insecurity may be caused by your own low self-esteem, or it may be a result of a critical or demanding husband or boyfriend. These tips on how to stop feeling insecure in your relationship will help you dig up the roots of your insecurity – which will help you fix it. When did you first start feeling insecure in your relationship? If […]


How to Stop Your Boyfriend’s Mother From Ruining Your Relationship

You love your boyfriend, but his mom…yikes! Here’s how to stop your boyfriend’s mother from causing problems and ruining your relationship with the man you love. I was inspired to write this article by a reader who loves her boyfriend, but is struggling with his family members. “My boyfriend’s mother controls everything he does, and he does exactly what she says,” […]

How to Stop Your Boyfriend’s Mother From Ruining Your Relationship

How to Leave Your Husband When You Have No Money

How to Leave Your Husband When You Have No Money

How do you leave an unhappy marriage or bad relationship when you have no money? These tips and resources will help you get money to leave your husband. I felt inspired to write this article by a reader who feels trapped in her marriage… “I want to leave my husband but I have no money,” says Christine on Emotional Disconnection – When You […]