Blog: What Happened to My Marriage – Part 3

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So today, I’m going to deal with this common question:

The Blame Game, man, woman, husband, wife, arguing, fighting, communication

1) Whose Fault Is It?

One of the most common traps in marriage is the Blame Game. And man, once you get on that cycle, it will never stop spinning. To oversimplify, he stops giving attention, she gets resentful and stops giving sex. He feels sexually shut out, so he shuts down. She has a shut down husband which infuriates her, because she so hungrily wants to connect. And ’round and ’round we go. Continue reading “Blog: What Happened to My Marriage – Part 3”

Blog: What Happened to my Marriage? – Part 1

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I made a comment on April Cassidy’s blog that got a lot of response and questions, so I wanted to repost my answer here on my own blog. You can also check out my video series about this.

1) The Initial Statement

I made a statement that, I thought that the reason many women were bitter and disappointed in their marriages was because of unrealistic expectations. Unrealistic Expectations men women marriage frustration communication talk to meTo elaborate even further: Continue reading “Blog: What Happened to my Marriage? – Part 1”

Blog: Why Won’t My Husband Go To Counseling?

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This information was originally published as a response to The Peaceful Wife/April Cassidy’s Blog Post entitled, I Feel So Spiritually Alone in my Marriage, but I wanted to repost it as a standalone post here, because this is a question I get asked all the time. Why, exactly, do married men make such a focused effort to resist counseling if the marriage is in trouble? Here’s why:

It’s because counseling has at least three elements that are completely repugnant to men: Continue reading “Blog: Why Won’t My Husband Go To Counseling?”