When You Feel Disconnected From Your Spouse

Do you feel disconnected from your spouse? The need for closeness and the reactions to being disconnected are a natural part of being human in close relationships. This is especially true in a marital relationship. Couples also long for closeness while protecting their hearts from being hurt and devalued. Spouses Read More…

Wishing He Were Your Husband

It’s too bad that we have such a “comparison shopping” mentality in today’s world. And that doesn’t just pertain to apples and bananas. When things don’t go the way we want them to financially and/or relationally, we can also get caught up into comparing our circumstance and our relationship with Read More…

Extraordinary Companionship in Marriage – MM #128

Extraordinary Companionship —that’s the title of a chapter in a book that Cindy read called, The Power of a Positive Wife. It’s important to understand that Cindy is a voracious reader. She’s usually reading no less than five books simultaneously and most are on the subject of marriage. Because she Read More…

Dealing with an Emotionally Distant Spouse

When you are trying to save your marriage and your spouse distances himself/herself either emotionally, physically or both, you feel more alone than you ever imagined possible. You can very well understand why God said the words, “It is not good for man to be alone.“ Being alone when you’re in Read More…

Why Most Men Don’t Comfort

I came across an article written by Gary Smalley on the issue of men not comforting their wives. I believe what Gary has to say could help a lot of women. What he basically says is: most men don’t know HOW to comfort you in the way you most need Read More…

Even a GREAT Husband Makes A Poor God

I got in my car and started down our winding driveway. Tears fell in a steady flow. My chest was tight, my eyes puffy, and every muscle tight with stress. Why does it have to be so difficult? Why can’t he just love me the way I am? Does everything Read More…

Emotional Abandonment: When Your Spouse Shuts You Out

As it pertains to emotional abandonment, when your spouse shuts you out: “It’s a complaint I hear regularly from people looking for help for their marriages: ‘I feel distant from my spouse.’ ‘I try to get my husband to open up, but instead he just shuts down.’ ‘My wife just Read More…