Marriage

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 modern women sabotage their success with marriage—before and after they say “I do”

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner.  The first indication you're talking to a married member ...

“My generation is so wrecked.”

An entire generation of women is miserable, and no one's paying attention. Millennials are currently between the ages ...
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 ...

How to Know If She’s
Marriage Material

This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner. We hear plenty in America about eligible men, or men ...

The #1 Type of Relationship Problem Today
(and How to Resolve It)

If my work as an author and a relationship coach has taught me anything, it's that modern marriages ...

If you want his income to go up, yours needs to come down

In my last coaching session, I spoke with a thirty-something wife who desperately wants her husband to be ...

What does it mean to be feminine?

In my last post, I wrote about 7 ways men can unleash their masculine core. I wrote it ...

The Other Problem That Has No Name

On February 19, 1963, W.W. Norton published Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, the book that helped launch the ...

Men feed off the energy you provide. Which kind are you supplying?

In the 2010 film Leap Year, the main character Anna (played by Amy Adams) is the quintessential modern ...

Doing this ONE thing dramatically improved my marriage

I don't know about you, but I used to never collect my thoughts. Rather, I shared them. If ...

Dear Men,
Don’t be so wussy with your wife

Listen, Gentlemen, we need to talk. First of all, obviously as a woman I can't relate to what ...

When you’re married, there’s no such thing as “his” money and “her” money

I had a coaching session recently in which a married couple kept referring to their money as "his" ...
Happy Family

If you want to succeed inside and outside the home, marry the right man

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. I gave an interview the other day about the ...

Never Stop Wooing Your Wife

Let me guess: When you first met your wife, you pulled out all the stops to "get" her. You ...

Why Nagging Never Works

Are you one of those wives? You know which kind I mean: the kind who nags her husband (i.e. pleads, cajoles, ...