Don’t believe the myth — good news about marriage is still out there!

By Shaunti Feldhahn on September 27, 2016

Hi everyone – I thought you’d want to see this piece from the Washington Post, which is an encouraging sign that more people are busting the 50% divorce rate myth, and that the positive news continues to get out there.  I…

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Four reasons your man says “I don’t need help” – even when he does

By Shaunti Feldhahn on September 23, 2016

Ladies, whether it is refusing to admit he needs to go to the doctor, or claiming that he knows where he’s going even when he’s clearly lost, a man usually defaults to insisting that he’s fine, it’s all good, he…

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Let’s Stop Dissing Dads (And the Daddy Commercial That Made Me Cry)

By Shaunti Feldhahn on September 1, 2016

OK, it’s my turn to ask a question: why do we think it is okay to publicly ridicule men as lazy, uncaring so-and-so’s who just don’t work as hard as we noble, all-giving, all-caring women? A friend showed me this…

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Men, Avoid This Sneaky Trap That Will Kill Your Marriage

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 25, 2016

Last week, speaking primarily to women, we revealed the sneaky trap that will quietly but efficiently kill any marriage: Never, ever, ever think your spouse “shouldn’t” be hurt by something that wouldn’t hurt you. The same trap can and often…

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The One Sneaky Trap That Will Kill Your Marriage

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 18, 2016

“If I had heard this a few years ago, I wouldn’t be divorced today.” I can’t tell you how often I have heard that phrase.  Most recently last weekend, after the worship services at a mega church in the Midwest. …

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What Men Need Most From the Woman They Love

By Shaunti Feldhahn on August 4, 2016

While we women enjoy hearing our man tell us “I love you” often to reassure us of his love, men are not affected by hearing us say, “Honey, I respect you” but they do love to hear things like “I’m…

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Why I’m Grateful for My Daughter’s First Car Accident

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 29, 2016

This might sound odd, but I’m really, really grateful for my 16-year-old daughter’s car accident yesterday. Yes, you read that right. She got her license a few months ago, and is a careful, conscientious driver.  She’s uncomfortable going five miles…

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Will My Man Love Me Even When I Act Unlovable?

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 13, 2016

Several people have passed along this hilarious GIF – but have also wondered why it strikes such a chord to see a little girl’s ugly tantrum and the caption “I need a man who loves me even when I act…

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3 Reasons Your Wife Plays Games Instead of Telling You What She Wants

By Shaunti Feldhahn on July 7, 2016

Not long ago, someone we know got engaged via a multi-stage, elaborate proposal that had clearly taken an immense amount of thought and effort.  A mutual friend, upon hearing the story, told him, “Good job.  Only 9,999,999 tests left to…

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2 Things to Do if You Want Your Teen to Talk to You

By Shaunti Feldhahn on June 29, 2016

“How was school?” (Shrug.)  “Fine.” “What did you do?” “Nothin’.” If this sounds familiar, join the club!   Not only do I have two teenagers, but I’ve interviewed and surveyed about 3,000 of them for For Parents Only and other books,…

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