Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Joe: “How do you improve your marriage after years of disappointment time and time again?” Please comment below the video to ask your own questions or just to let us know what you think. We’re frequently shooting new
Recently, Jerry Seinfeld made a brief appearance on Ali Wentworth’s series Daily Shot. Over the course of the conversation, Jerry made a comment that can teach many, many couples a valuable lesson. Jerry told the host that he doesn’t fight much with his wife because he simply doesn’t feel the need to win arguments. Now,
Couples counseling has something of a bad reputation. Success rates are dismal, and for many couples, enrolling in marriage counseling signifies the beginning of the end of a relationship. This, however, should not be seen as a shortcoming of marriage counseling itself, but rather a shortcoming of individual counselors who provide counseling to couples without
Is the romance fading? Are your date nights feeling a bit boring? Want to know how to get the spark back? You've probably already set aside one night out of every week for a date night. But if you haven't, it's time to start. But as with all things, there's more to it than that.
E! News anchor and celebrity personality Giuliana Rancic and her husband, The Apprentice winner Bill Rancic, made headlines recently when she made a very public statement in US Magazine about putting her marriage first, and her new baby second. She said, “We’re husband and wife, but we’re also best friends, and it’s funny because a
Have you had a chance to listen to the recent hit song by P!ink and Nate Ruess (frontman of the band Fun)? The song, title “Just Give Me A Reason” speaks directly about one of the most important messages we have at StrongMarriageNow: the ability to rekindle your relationship and learn to fall back in
Working on your marriage can sometimes be a daunting task. It can mean addressing serious issues or owning up to big mistakes, but strengthen your marriage isn’t always about overcoming giant obstacles or solving major problems. In fact, many of us might not be facing large-scale problems, but instead are caught in a cycle of
You know that 80 year old couple that’s dancing at the wedding that clearly adore each other and still look madly in love. Well, those people will tell you that they were not madly in love everyday for the last 60 years. In fact, there were many times when they wanted to toss their partner
Marriage takes work, as we all know (perhaps too well), but what kind of work are we putting in, and what kind of results are we expecting? While every relationship has a different dynamic, and no two people are exactly alike, there are a few basic principles we can hold to – one is that
The value of effective communication cannot be overstated. As a married couple, you absolutely must be able to talk to each other – and not just small talk, either. You should be comfortable sharing your fears and desires, and even beyond that type of communication, you should be able to talk about the relationship itself.