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

Last week we covered the 6 common marriage mistakes women make. This week it's the men's turn... Of course, we all make mistakes but some are more avoidable than others. In fact, sometimes we don’t even know we’re making a mistake until someone points it out. In the spirit of letting you know what you

Whether or not we’re familiar with the term, we’ve all experienced a phenomenon known as “hedonic adaptation.” It’s basically a fancy term for the excitement of something new wearing off – it happens with new clothes and gadgets, moving into a new place, getting a raise, and unfortunately, in marriage. As we get used to

A recent study by UCLA psychologists has confirmed a principle we believe in (with a few tweaks and suggestions, of course!): for relationships to work for the long term, both members of a couple must be willing to compromise and make sacrifices. It sounds like a no brainer, but you’d be amazed by the numbers

You don’t like to get yelled at, right? Chances are, you don’t like to be backed into a corner, verbally attacked for your actions, or have the past held over your head. Chances are, your spouse doesn’t either. While disagreements are a natural part of any relationship, how you approach them can help determine the

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Lisa: “My husband chats online with a lady who is searching for a new man and she is married. I am fearful that she will seduce him, or has already, and I don't know what to do. I

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Grace: “My husband is 43 and i am 45. We have 3 children ages 15, 11 and 7. For the last 15 years, my husband has worked away from home and then comes back the weekends. He is

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from John: “How do rebuild trust after it has been destroyed? Don't you have to have trust as the foundations to your marriage?” Please comment below the video to ask your own questions or just to let us know

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Laurence: “How can I save my marriage when my partner is in the throes of midlife crisis and wants to throw everything away?” Please comment below the video to ask your own questions or just to let us

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Joe: “How do I stop the divorce?” --> Learn more about our solution:  How To Get Your Partner Checked Back In Please comment below the video to ask your own questions or just to let us know what