Marriage

If Your Career Is Your Life, You May Want to Rethink Your Life

In her 2000 book Ten Things I Wished I'd Known—Before I Went Out into the Real World, Maria ...

It’s Time to Re-elevate Marriage & Motherhood to the Highest Calling in the Land

COVID-19 changed everything, and the lifestyle of today's mothers was no exception. Over two million women left the ...

Divorce is contagious. Take it off the table

What if the secret to staying married is simply choosing to do so? This mental thought process is ...

3 Relationship Expectations to Avoid Like the Plague

What if you could be satisfied with what you have and never again wonder what else is ‘out ...

Should I Marry Or Break Up With My College Boyfriend?

This article was originally published at Evie Magazine. When I was 23, I married my college sweetheart. We'd ...

Ep. 91: Conversation with a Client: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at What Happens When Wives Earn More

It's one of the most taboo topics on the planet: what happens when wives earn more. The following ...

4 Great Reasons for Women to Once Again Make Marriage Their #1 Goal

“I did things backward. I started my career first, and marriage came much later.” Those are the words ...

Dear Suzanne, Help! I’m 29 and still single. Is it too late for me?

Dear Suzanne, I'm 29 and don't feel anywhere close to marriage. Part of my frustration comes from the ...

At the heart of a woman’s need to control is fear

In the film Leap Year, the main character Anna (played by Amy Adams) is a complete control freak. ...

Wise women map out their futures differently from the way men map out theirs

I'm at that parenting stage when our adult sons and daughters are knee deep in college, in jobs, ...

Stop looking for ‘hot’ guy or rich guy, and you’ll be that much closer to finding the guy

This past week I discovered entrepreneur Rebecca Lynn Pope who has a You Tube channel called "Life with ...

Are you a husband in a high-conflict marriage?

So I've changed my coaching practice a bit in that I'm now working with both husbands and wives ...

4 Feminist Lies That Are Making Women Miserable
(UPDATED)

The following article was originally published at The Federalist. Twenty years ago, I wrote my first book about ...

The reason so many modern marriages fail is due to insanely high expectations

You may have heard that divorce rates, particularly among the newly married, have skyrocketed amidst COVID-19. According to ...

The Lies Millennial Women Were Fed

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. It's bad enough when Hollywood glorifies divorce, but it's ...

5 ways women sabotage their success with marriage

The first indication you're talking to a married member of the modern generation is when the wife or ...
Why Women Test Men

How not to be afraid that your marriage is over when you and your spouse fight

A coaching client (and podcast listener) of mine recently sent an email with the following question: How did ...

It’s not enough for your partner to look good on paper

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. I can personally vouch for the groundbreaking new study ...

Highly self-aware couples have the most successful marriages

So my daughter is a Two. Known as the Helper, this Enneagram personality profile lends itself well to ...

Living on one income, or on one-and-a-half-incomes, is like losing weight: You just have to focus

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. For the past several months, I've been an avid ...

College women, take heed: Prioritize marriage and family!

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner.  In the last week alone, I've spoken with three millennial ...

If you’re married to a take-charge, get-‘er-done, tell-it-like-it-is woman, here are 5 rules to remember

Dear Husband, You may or many not know that the majority of my time is spent helping women ...

Has marriage counseling made things worse?

If you and your spouse have been to marriage counseling to no avail, you're not alone. It happens ...

Americans are trading in their dreams of a happy home in exchange for building wealth

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. American culture has done a superlative job of convincing ...