Unhappy Marriage?

How To Know When You MUST Get A Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 11, 2017

Even when everybody else thinks it should be obvious to you, it rarely is. As confusing as it is for most people to decide if they need to get a divorce or not, there are three situations that require you get a divorce if you (and your kids) are to live a healthy life. Your…

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4 Simple Tips For Preventing Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / June 2, 2017

Although there are no guarantees, these tips could make all the difference. Every day people tell me stories of their struggles with learning that their spouse wants a divorce (or is at least strongly considering it). These people struggle because divorce is the last thing they want. They know that although it takes two people…

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5 Reasons Staying Together For The Kids Is The WORST Idea Ever

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 2, 2017

Are you REALLY thinking about their happiness? Deciding if divorce is the best solution to the troubles you’re facing in your marriage is never easy. In fact, it’s gut wrenching. You’ve invested years in building a life together and the thought of starting over really isn’t appealing. It’s frightening! But you’re not happy. You know…

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How does an unhappy marriage affect you? It’s not pretty.

How Does An Unhappy Marriage Affect You?

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 13, 2017

It’s pretty scary what the stress of a bad marriage can do to you. You got married because you fell in love and had dreams of living happily ever after. But somewhere along the way marital bliss turned to marital blah or worse. You might even occasionally toy with the idea of calling it quits…

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If you know how to make an unhappy marriage happy again, your marriage can last forever.

How To Make An Unhappy Marriage Happy Again

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 13, 2017

These four tips will help you make your marriage much, much happier! Living in an unhappy marriage impacts your entire life. The sadness that pervade your home life isn’t something you leave behind when you go off to work in the morning. It’s something you carry with you 24/7/365. The weight of your misery saps…

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How To End A Miserable Marriage (Without Feeling Guilty At All)

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 6, 2017

It’s time to stop bullying yourself into staying… One of the reasons making the decision to divorce is so painful – even when you know that leaving your marriage is absolutely the right thing to do – is that you believe doing so is wrong or bad. So instead of sitting down with your spouse…

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Woman driving and struggling with what to do about her bad marriage.

Is Your Bad Marriage Bad Enough To Leave?

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 16, 2017

Guidance for answering one of the most difficult questions you’ll ever face. No marriage is perfect – no matter how things may look from the outside. Every couple has struggles and for some the struggles are so great that the only way to describe their union is as a bad marriage. But there are a…

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Woman struggling with the question “Should I get a divorce?”

What To Do If You’re Wondering “Should I Get A Divorce?”

By Dr. Karen Finn / November 28, 2016

4 tips for answering one of the most difficult questions you’ll ever ask. If you’re wondering “Should I get a divorce?”, you’re in a tough spot. My guess is you didn’t just happen on this thought out of the blue either. There’s been a lot going on. Maybe what’s been going on has been your…

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Woman gazing into her husband’s eyes wondering “Can I save my marriage?”

Can The Holidays Save My Marriage?

By Dr. Karen Finn / November 14, 2016

These five ideas could give you the inspiration you need to save your marriage this holiday season. Did you know that in most of the English-speaking countries that January is the most popular month to file for divorce? I see the January effect every year in my practice. And when I ask my January and…

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Crying over small things is part of the act of a drama queen.

Married To A Drama Queen (Or King)? Here’s How To Handle It

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 26, 2016

Use these four steps to better manage the outbursts of your drama queen or king. Remember when you first met your spouse? They seemed so alive and fearless about passionately expressing their emotions and opinions. They were the life of whatever gathering they were part of. And They seemed incredibly confident and sexy. When this…

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Woman wondering, "Is my marriage over?"

How To Answer The Question ‘Is My Marriage Over?’

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 23, 2016

You can confidently and without regret answer this question for yourself. One of the most difficult questions you’ll ever ask yourself is “Is my marriage over?” It’s rarely a simple yes or no that you can confidently offer as a response. (There are some circumstances when you should immediately choose to divorce, but, thankfully, people…

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Sometimes a little emotional detachment makes even a passionate marriage better.

A Little Emotional Detachment Could Save Your Unhappy Marriage

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 7, 2016

Use a little emotional detachment to prevent fights with your honey from destroying you. We’ve all had them – those epic battles with our spouse that leave us shattered and questioning why we’re still with them. As much as you dreamed of your marriage being different (and maybe even better) than those marriages you observed…

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