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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 […]

How to Help Alcoholic Husband

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

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 him. You have more power than you think! I was […]


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 […]

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How to Get Away From an Abusive Husband married 20 years

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 […]


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. […]

When You Don't Feel Good Enough for Your Husband

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 […]


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 […]

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How to End Your Toxic Love Affair Now – Before It’s Too Late

Learn what a toxic love affair is, and how to end a relationship that is destroying your self-esteem and making your life miserable. A reader just asked for help ending a love affair that is toxic for both her and her boyfriend, and the timing couldn’t be better! I’m reading Necessary Endings by Dr Henry […]


Is He Cheating? How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

You don’t need to hire a private investigator to find out if your boyfriend is cheating on you! Here are 12 signs he’s involved with another woman. It’s time to stop asking “Is my boyfriend cheating?” and start preparing for the truth. Why do you want to know if he’s having an affair? Because “you can’t […]

Is He Cheating? How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

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Is Your Marriage Over? 6 Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

How do you know if your marriage is over? These six signs of the end of a relationship will help you see yourself – and your spouse – more clearly. You may not be headed for divorce court, so take heart! Even the healthiest relationships hit rock bottom sometimes. I was inspired to write this article by […]