When Swinger Sex Goes Horribly Wrong…

Threesomes and swinging are on most male fantasy lists, but what happens when it goes horribly wrong? Over the course of my three marriages I have been encouraged by husbands to...

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Are You Playing The Blame Game? Do Any Of These Situations Sound Familiar?

Randy was reaching for a doughnut when his wife glared at him.  Inside, Randy could feel a defiance surging inside. He reached for the second doughnut and felt smug and happy...

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How Your Actions Outside The Bedroom Can Make or Break Your Sex Life

I have a little experience with bad sex. I’ve been married three times. This last one took. To tell you the truth my first two husbands would say my current husband was lying if...

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What Are You Really Fighting About? It May Not Be What You Think…

Jeanie was so upset with her husband. He had always been difficult to feel physically connected to. He had always had a subtle pulling back when she would reach out to touch...

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Do You Know The Secret To Marital Bliss?

Wow! I’m so Glad I Married You! The main thing I remember about being with my ex-husband is how angry I felt all the time. I was always unhappy with him about...

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Are You Really In Love Or Just Wearing Blinders?

What is a “Fan”? A “fan” is someone who sees something in someone else that they admire and to which they are overwhelmingly drawn. They see the object of their...

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Could Your Need for Control be Ruining Your Relationship?

All of us seem to have a craving for power. We are all driven to get control over the situations we find ourselves in, and mostly, over our partners. We think to ourselves –...

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The Little Known Secret to Getting What You Want From Your Partner

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. Really! He leaves his things on the floor and then gripes about the house being a mess.  He doesn’t seem to get it that I want him to...

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When Fairy Tale Romance Goes Bad…

Here we are in the 21st Century. We have cell phones, Internet, microwaves and electric cars. We have more information than we can possibly absorb about everything from digging ...

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Empathizing With a Wife Beater?

Jim was a thirty-something man who was involved in a violent relationship. He was not proud of his part in the violence and had been attending an anger management group. He felt...

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Satisfaction or Frustration – How Would You Describe Your Sex Life?

A while back I sat with a beautiful older woman who had been struggling with depression for most of her life.  She and her husband have been married close to 40 years, and their...

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Weathering the Storm – How to Survive Stressful Times Together

Life doesn’t always go smoothly, have you noticed that? It’s easy to feel in love and happy with your partner during times of success and relative calm.  But times like that...

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