Couples as Co-workers: What could go wrong?!

Couples as Co-workers: What could go wrong?!

Do your love and work lives intersect? Do career or entrepreneurship aspirations complicate your marriage? Juggling working from home with your partner? In helping committed couples, my husband and I address the effect of work on relationships — from colleagues...
Q&A: What if my spouse wants a divorce?

Q&A: What if my spouse wants a divorce?

Question: “I have been with my husband for 4 years, married 3, and we are on the verge of divorce but trying to save our marriage. … We started having intimacy issues and communication issues 6 months after getting married. … We stopped talking to each...
Q&A: Conveying disappointment to your partner

Q&A: Conveying disappointment to your partner

Question: “Has anyone mastered the art of expressing a disappointment to your partner when feeling disappointed by them without making it seem like a complaint or making your partner wrong?” B.V. Brenda: Yes! Studies show we need to hear upwards of...
Q&A: Can I ask my spouse to change jobs?

Q&A: Can I ask my spouse to change jobs?

Question: “Is it wrong or selfish of me to ask my husband to try and get another job.? He likes the job he does, but he is working 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. He comes home and goes to sleep around 4 p.m. — or 5 p.m. sometimes. So we don’t get anytime together, and we...
I don’t have time for this!?

I don’t have time for this!?

I’ll never forget the first time I heard from someone whose spouse was dying and wanted to try to patch things up before they passed away. Unfortunately, it was not the only time someone has reached out to me, with them or their estranged partner facing their final...