Marriage and Relationships Blog Posts

Dealing With Impotence in Marriage

It’s the early 1700s. Daily life is a laborious affair even for aristocrats, let alone the ordinary man. You don’t know of any modern comforts; you get married at 19, and four days after the fact, you’re off to war. Throughout the campaign, which lasts for several months, you write to your newly-wed quite frequently,

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How to Overcome Loneliness in Marriage

We always connect loneliness with single people. Or people that are divorced, widowed, people without close families… But what about loneliness in marriage? I mean, marriages are supposed to shield us from loneliness! Our spouses should be our lifelong companions who are there whenever we need some comfort, a good conversation, emotional support.  We rarely

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How to Deal With a Sexless Marriage

Almost no marriage is free of trouble. Sometimes it has to do with trust or intimacy issues, lack of balance in gender roles, financial issues, and even the more serious stuff like infidelity. But what may be one of the most dreaded occurrences is definitely the no-sex marriage or commonly called – sexless marriage.   Sex

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Navigating Open Marriage: A Guide to Ethical Non-Monogamy

Open marriage, ethical non-monogamy… These are terms we keep hearing about, yet we often don’t have a clear picture of their true meaning. Upon closer scrutiny, though, it turns out that it’s meanings, plural. Yes, these open, non-monogamous intimate connections can represent different types of relationships for different people. There’s plenty of nuances there, even

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Do Open Relationships Work? You’d Be Surprised!

Open relationships have become less of a taboo topic in recent times. Couple that with the fact that around one-fifth of people living in the US have engaged in some kind of consensually non-monogamous behavior, and you can understand why this is so. In my previous article, I talked –a lot – about open marriages

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How Often Do Couples Have Sex?

Ah, the ultimate question of sex and coupledom finally knocks on my door as well. The golden ratio of sex vs. commitment, obligations, family life, kids, work… and the list goes on and on, is not an easy thing to find once you fall into the machine. Which is why this question of how often

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Couples Therapy Exercises and Techniques to Try at Home

Who says you can only do couples therapy in a therapist’s office? Have you ever heard of couples therapy exercises and techniques you can try doing in the comfort of your own home?  Many couples that are facing marital/relationship issues can do some of their own counseling as well. Of course, this should be done

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Why Do People Get Divorced? 11 Reasons to Think About

Nobody likes to hear the word “divorce”. Understandably, it’s quite a scary word for married people or couples about to get married. But knowing the reasons why people get divorced might just save your marriage, even before times of crisis hit.  These are very stressful times we’re living in, and there are some indications divorce

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Long-Distance Marriage – How it Works and What to Look Out For

I understand that to some people a long-distance marriage might sound a bit counterintuitive.  But reality says differently.  The Guardian reports how, according to the 2017 US census, “there had been a 44% increase in married couples living apart since 2000, bringing the total to almost 4 million people.” Now those are numbers you definitely

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10 Long Distance Date Ideas

These are fast and super-mobile times we’re living in. Chances are, a lot of you will find yourselves in a long-distance relationship or marriage at one point in your lives, looking for long distance date ideas at some point.  In fact, it’s estimated that about 14 million couples in the US are in some type

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