When Betrayal Occurs: What Is Next? It usually begins with a phone call. I can tell from the type of conversation and the tone of voice what is coming next. If the betrayed spouse calls, the voice quivers a bit. Sometimes the person breaks down and sobs. … [Read more...] about After Betrayal: Six Reasons to Hope for the Future
The conflicts are becoming more intense and frequent. As the arguments occur daily, they see no hope for staying married. This is the scenario that often enters my office as a couple tries one last time to find help in their relationship. Comments like, “Our constant yelling … [Read more...] about Five Ways That Staying Married Impacts Your Kids
It took awhile to get to the bottom of it. Over and over I found that one spouse or the other was hesitant to work as hard as they could on saving their marriage. It didn't matter what the scenario was in their marital problems. It could be that the other spouse was open and … [Read more...] about The Worst Excuse for NOT Working on Your Marriage
No one can adequately prepare you for the part of marriage that isn't passionate, fun, and over-the-top romanticizing the two futures that become one. No one would want to hear it, for one. The people who love you want to support you and share in your joy. They don't want to … [Read more...] about Marriage Problems: Discover Hope and Healing
At Crossroads, we mention on our website and in our literature that we are a Christian Counseling Practice. Many of the couples I see, however, have experienced such chaos, turmoil and disappointments in their relationship, that they are ready to call it quits. At least one of … [Read more...] about I’m Miserable! So Why Should I Stay in This Marriage?
Opposites DO Attract . . . but then what? Have you ever said this before to a friend about your spouse? “I have tried my best. We are just so different. I know that he seemed so wonderful while we were dating.” Or “She was so different from anyone I had ever met. But now I … [Read more...] about The Secrets to A Life-long Marriage: Starting the Journey