Unhappy Marriage?

Woman sitting on the floor next to her bed crying about her miserable marriage

How To Improve A Miserable Marriage

September 2, 2021

When the sweetness of love turns sour and the freedom your heart once felt now feels like a cage, you have choices. Important choices. Life-defining choices. Do you throw in the towel and pray you get a second chance with someone new? Or do you learn how to improve a miserable marriage and pray you…

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Sad man sitting in the dark contemplating how to survive his unhealthy marriage.

How To Survive An Unhealthy Marriage While Working To Make It Better

July 23, 2021

What do you do when it’s all falling apart and you feel as if trying to save your marriage is an uphill climb? What if you’re not fighting just the blues or boredom, but something more inherently problematic? Do you know how to survive an unhealthy marriage while also working to make it better? Every…

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A woman trying to cover up her sadness about her unhealthy marriage with a smile.

When Is A Marriage Unhealthy?

April 21, 2021

When is it time to take notice? When is a marriage unhealthy vs. just in need of a little spring cleaning?  Just like housekeeping, marriage inevitably sees its share of “just stick it in the dishwasher for now” management. Kids need to get to school, you need to get to work, bills need to get…

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Woman looking forlornly at her husband who is engrossed in his phone.

Wondering “Why Is My Marriage Unhappy?” Here’s What You Need To Do

February 14, 2021

How did we end up here? Why is my marriage unhappy? We had such big dreams when we got married, and now we just exist.  Crossing the threshold into married life is often a bigger leap than couples are prepared for. You’ve been there. You remember the bliss, the take-the-world-by-storm dream of all life’s possibilities.…

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Woman holding her husband’s arm and contemplating the keys for fixing an unhappy marriage.

9 Keys For Fixing An Unhappy Marriage

December 14, 2020

You may have no idea how you got here. But one day you woke up and realized that you haven’t been happy in your marriage for a long time. And now you have to decide between fixing an unhappy marriage or ending it. Hopefully you’re not ready to throw in the towel. But your disappointment…

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Unsmiling woman dressed in white who is unhappy with her marriage and depressed.

What To Do If You’re Unhappy With Your Marriage & Depressed

October 12, 2020

It’s time for a reality check. You walk down the aisle expecting eternal bliss, even though you know better. You eventually settle into more realistic expectations, learning as you go that happiness evolves and deepens in meaning with life’s challenges. But sometimes there is a harsh reality check: You’re unhappy with marriage and depressed.  You…

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Unhappy man looking out a window wondering how he can escape his miserable marriage.

How To Escape A Miserable Marriage

August 14, 2020

It’s time to make a plan. The vision of marriage is all about diving into life’s riches together. When you’re dating, you can’t get enough of one another. When you’re walking down the aisle, you see only the good that lies ahead. Nowhere in this fairytale is there a chapter on how to escape a…

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Unhappy man contemplating whether his marriage is unhealthy or toxic.

How To Decide If Your Marriage Is Just Unhealthy Or Completely Toxic

June 18, 2020

If you’ve ignored the early signs, your unhealthy marriage might have become toxic. Every relationship has its emotional ebbs and flows. And locking in your commitment through marriage doesn’t guarantee steady waters for life. When boredom sets in or tempers flare, you may start wondering what happened to your fairytale utopia. What if I made…

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Couple sitting by a fire who aren’t speaking because of unhealthy communication in their marriage.

What Is Unhealthy Communication In Marriage?

April 22, 2020

Once you know what it is, you’ll be able to begin making your marriage better. The joy of falling in love is usually – at least in part – rooted in the natural ease of communication with one another. You have so much in common. You think so much alike. You resolve your disagreements seemingly…

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Married couple hugging under a tree after discovering how to fix an unhealthy marriage.

How To Fix An Unhealthy Marriage And Get That Loving Feeling Back

February 26, 2020

Yes, it is possible. Considering how important relationships are, it’s amazing, really, how often people expect them to simply take care of themselves. Even more so when a relationship has gone the next step to marriage. It seems too many couples forget to focus on the constancy of effort required to make a marriage thrive.…

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