Unhappy Marriage?

Sad little girl in blue holding stuffed animal while parents in background look away from each other. Nine ways a Man Can make a Decision to Divorce the Mother of his Children

9 Ways A Man Can Make A Decision About Divorcing The Mother Of His Children

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 22, 2016

Use these tips to determine if breaking up your family is the right answer. Wondering if you need to leave your marriage is torturous. Questions swirl in your mind and intrude in your day as you wrestle with the decision. Would I be better off without her? Can we afford to get divorced? Could I…

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fighting couple dressed in white sitting on couch looking away from each other with large windows in the background

Some People Aren’t Good For You (No Matter How Much You Love Them)

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 21, 2016

Including your spouse? Love is a funny thing. We’ve heard all our lives that it’s “patient and kind, not envious, boastful or proud. Love doesn’t dishonor. It isn’t self-seeking, easily angered or resentful. It always protects, trusts, hopes perseveres and never fails.” Oh, and that love rejoices in truth. (Yes, this is a paraphrase of…

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I love you written in the sand at the beach

Do This One Thing To Have A Happy Marriage

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 19, 2016

Could it really be this simple? AB-SO-LUTE-LY! I get it. You’re incredibly busy. You have a demanding job that requires your complete attention. Your team, your customers – not to mention your boss are all counting on you to perform at your best. After all, that’s who you are – a real achiever who loves…

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Man with slumped shoulders hanging his head in sadness about his unhappy marriage.

Are You Doomed To A Marriage Of Unhappily Ever After?

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 11, 2016

If you continue doing these 19 things, you are guaranteeing yourself an unhappy marriage (and life). Most couples enter marriage seeing the world and especially each other through rose-colored glasses. They believe their love is enough to carry them through to living their dreams of happily ever after with each other. Unfortunately, as time goes…

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Woman stuck in the prison of an unhappy marriage.

Are You A Prisoner Of Your Unhappy Marriage?

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 10, 2016

You don’t have stay stuck in an unhappy marriage. Here are the top 10 suggestions for breaking out of the limbo of living in a miserable marriage.

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Change an unhappy marriage to a happy one.

13 Ways You Can Improve Your Unhappy Marriage

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 10, 2016

An unhappy marriage saps the life from you. Use these 13 tips to breathe life back into you and your union.

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Woman cutting food at counter while husband wearing blue, kisses her cheek. How To Cheer Up Your Wife: 4 Things You Should Do When She’s Having A Bad Day

How To Cheer Up Your Wife: 4 Things You Should Do When She’s Having A Bad Day

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 29, 2016

Feeling helpless and frustrated because your wife is having a bad day and nothing you do seems to help? Here are 4 tips that will help you cheer up your wife.

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A couple who found happily ever after

“Happily Ever After” Isn’t A Destination. It’s A Daily Commitment.

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 27, 2016

Believe it or not, “happily ever after” is achievable. But not if you expect your spouse to change. You have to work on yourself.

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Woman smiling during massage on massage table. Can a massage per day keep divorce away, yes.

Can A Massage Per Day Help Keep Divorce Away? (Yes, Seriously)

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 22, 2016

Non-sexual touch is extremely powerful (healing to both bodies AND relationships) We’ve all heard communication is key to a thriving relationship and we we put extra effort into learning how to speak and listen to our partners with as much compassion and love as possible. But the truth is that effective communication, the kind that…

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Woman who has been crying holding a drawing of a smile in front of her mouth.

Keeping My Word To My Husband Nearly Destroyed My Life

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 13, 2016

Surrendering little things you love about yourself will only leave you feeling empty. The groundwork for my divorce was laid before I ever got married. I turned 19-years old a month before I met the man I would marry just 10 months later. Back then, I used to love to go out to clubs to…

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Man sitting on a bench and holding his head while struggling getting divorced.

Getting Divorced? Don’t Be Nice

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 18, 2015

Don’t beat around the bush when asking for divorce. Sheila had been thinking about it for months and she had talked to her girlfriends about it. They were shocked by her admission — she wasn’t sure she loved her husband Jeff any more. Her friends were shocked because, even after all these years, Jeff seemed to be…

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Couple decorating the tree with their daughter despite their marriage being over.

3 Ways To Make It Through The Holidays When Your Marriage Is Over!

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 14, 2015

It’s time to suck it up, for the kids! It’s the holidays and you think your marriage is over. (Unfortunate timing, right?) This is supposed to be a time when families come together. When they feel especially loving and close. Except that’s not what you’re feeling. Being close to your spouse is definitely not what…

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