troubled marriages


5 Signs You Should Give Up Hope in Your Relationship

Is it time to give up? Here’s how to know when you should stop hoping a relationship will change, plus the difference between wishful thinking versus healthy reasons to keep hoping for change. You believe in your relationship…but are you hoping for a miracle? First, here’s the difference between wishful and hoping. Then, find strength and courage to move forward. […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 perpetrating on her and her […]


Why You Need to Talk About Your Husband’s Affair – and Who to Tell

Talking about your husband’s affair will help you recover and heal. Here’s how to find someone to talk to – and how to cope with your feelings of shame and embarrassment that your husband was unfaithful. “I have been married for 10 years, my husband and I have two children,” says Carly on How to Forgive Your Husband After an […]

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Tips for Dealing With Your Husband's Past, Secrets, and Lies

6 Ways to Deal With Your Husband’s Past Secrets

When you learn how to deal with your husband’s past secrets and old relationships, you hold the key to freedom and joy – not to mention a happy marriage! These tips are inspired by two readers who are coping with their partners’ past lives and decisions; they’ll help you accept your husband for who he is and move forward in […]


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 a reader’s comment. “My husband and […]

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How to Decide if You Should Reconcile With Your Husband

Here’s what you need to know about getting back together after a separation. Reconciliation is common for many couples who have separated or divorced, but is it a good idea for you? “My husband is desperately trying to reconcile our marriage after we separated,” said Lynda on Emotional Disconnection in Marriage. “I feel he has changed for the better, but I […]