In a recent monthly call, Dr. Dana tackled the tough subject of getting over past hurt – putting those memories of painful incidents behind you and moving forward. Holding onto to painful grudges can lead to long-term trouble in a relationship. Even if the problem has been addressed, apologies made, many people have a hard

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Nate: “My wife gets angry and goes to her room and will not speak to me and says just leave me alone. The problem is she won't speak about the issue for several days. Those days are a

Many couples in troubled marriages wait too long to get help. By the time both spouses agree to counseling, the relationship has often been strained to the breaking point. Simply speaking, many couples start too late and give up too soon. This doesn’t mean their issues are insurmountable, it just means that they have let the

After 17 years of marriage, kids, and inevitable changes in their lives, Gabriela and Rafael were at a dead-end, or so they thought. Rafael didn’t want anything to do with marriage counseling, and while the couple wasn’t considering a divorce, they really felt like they were in a rut. Then Gabriela found StrongMarriageNow.com, and everything

Are you tired of the argument that never seems to end? Do you feel as if you argue about the same thing(s) over and over again?  Do you want to stop the pain but don’t know how? Gracefully Accepting a Concession Resolves Issues Here, I am using the word concession to mean yielding, giving in,

Do you want to save your marriage but your partner isn’t willing to work on it? Have you heard the words, "I'm done" or "I just don't feel that way about you anymore." If so, you’re not alone.  That’s one of the most common questions we hear.  The good news is, you can save your