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Why married men cheat? A relationship checklist on respectful relationships

Why married men cheat? A relationship checklist on respectful relationships

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Michael Wood is a good-looking, goal oriented, talented and independent 30-year-old man who is sure to have many admirers. He is also married for under three years and always seems to speak of his wife positively. According to him the relationship is going well. However, let’s take a look to his relationship checklist. Why an Affair and not respectful relationships? So why would he have an affair? When Wood was asked if he loved his wife, the immediate answer was yes but his answer was also in the affirmative when asked if he had an alternate relationship. According to Don-David Lusterman, PhD, a marriage and family therapist and author of Infidelity: A Survival Guide (New Harbinger Publications, Inc 1998), "Infidelity occurs when one member of a couple secretly violates the comm...
Stop divorce with these marriage coaching tips

Stop divorce with these marriage coaching tips

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The only way to get people to do something is to make them want to do it. A constant barrage of demands or criticism – in short, nagging – will accomplish nothing positive. Instead it will create resentment and drive a wedge between the married couple. Many husbands and wives have a hard time accepting each other’s peculiarities. Instead of trying to change each other with improvements, criticisms or public and private put-downs marriage coaching expert recommends the married couple to become more accepting of each other’s little peculiar ways. Stop divorce with good manners To give honest appreciation and to be courteous can be summed up by saying husbands and wives should be thankful for each other’s contributions to the marriage and should use good manners. The feeling of i...
Marriage management: How to keep love alive

Marriage management: How to keep love alive

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Most respectful relationships begin with romantic love – the kind of love that many mistakenly believe will sustain. But if believed to marriage management experts the romantic love eventually dissipates, making room for a deeper, more mature love. This issue is discussed in the book, Infidelity, A Survival Guide (New Harbinger Publications, 1998) by Don-David Lusterman, Ph,D. "Even if marriage begins with romantic love," says Lusterman, "it finds its continuity in married love, with peaks of real passion, valleys of disappointment, and plateaus of okay days. Successful couples know this." Companionship in Marriage is a Must According to marriage management experts when couples are together for a long time, they can easily fall into a pattern of going their separate ways. And whi...