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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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Hope and Healing for Pastors Wives Getting Over the Affair

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 […]


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 Alcoholic Husband

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 […]


What to Do When Your Boyfriend Doesn’t Have Time for You

If you feel neglected and lonely because your boyfriend doesn’t spend time with you, it’s time to push the pause button. Here’s what to do when your boyfriend doesn’t make time for you or your relationship. You don’t have to sit back and wait for your him – you have more power than you think! I was inspired to share these […]

What to Do When Your Boyfriend Doesn’t Make Time for You

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Is the Affair Really Over? 5 Signs He Will Cheat on You Again

He swears the affair is over, but how do you know if he’ll cheat on you again? Here’s how to see beyond what your boyfriend or husband is really saying – and how to trust that still small voice inside you. “It’s been six months since I found out my husband was cheating with his assistant,” says Miriam on 5 […]


How to Get Away From an Abusive Husband After 20 Years of Marriage

There are no “quick tips” for leaving an abusive husband after 20 years of marriage. But there is good news: you’re still here, and there is hope! You are not alone. I was inspired to write this article by a strong, brave woman who is ready to talk about the abuse her husband has been perpetrating on her and her […]

How to Get Away From an Abusive Husband married 20 years

When You Don't Feel Good Enough for Your Husband

When You Don’t Feel Good Enough for Your Husband

Learning how to deal with feelings of low self-worth and insecurity in your marriage will change everything! Here’s what to do when you feel like you’re not good enough for your husband – I was inspired to write this article for a wife who was brave enough to share how her husband makes her feel. This is part of her story… […]