Avoid divorce with this simple recipe for a happy marriage

By Shaunti Feldhahn on March 1, 2017

I love that social science now regularly disproves this long-held belief of our culture: that if you are very unhappy in your marriage, it’s better to be realistic and just move on.  Because there is very little chance that you…

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Processing After a Fight? It’s Different for Men – Here’s Why

By Shaunti Feldhahn on November 2, 2016

Dear Shaunti, I feel like my husband is a total avoider. When we get into an argument, all he wants to do is ignore the situation and escape to the TV room. He doesn’t care that we need to talk…

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Why the “Married Sex” Video Makes Me Furious

By Shaunti Feldhahn on October 24, 2016

Recently, someone asked what I think about the “Married Sex During the Week” video posted on Facebook and chortled about on social media.  Have you seen it?  Some women think it’s hysterical. I haven’t found a single man who does.…

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Wives, See His Anger as a Legitimate Signal of Pain – and Address it with Respect

By Shaunti Feldhahn on October 18, 2016

Every relationship – even the happiest ones! — will have moments of conflict. And how we deal with that conflict can make the relationship stronger…. or really hurt it. Ladies, one of the clearest examples of this is what happens…

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Men, DO THIS to enjoy more sex in your marriage

By Shaunti Feldhahn on October 13, 2016

Men: If you want more sex, give her better anticipation time Although some couples are the opposite in this way, in many cases the husband wishes his wife would be eager more often. (Ladies, if you have the higher drive…

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Husbands, get in the habit of telling your wife she is beautiful.

By Shaunti Feldhahn on October 11, 2016

Every little girl dreams of finding her prince and knowing she is his princess. Husbands, you need to know that even after years of marriage, your wife probably still has some of that little girl inside. A little girl who…

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Two reasons why he walks away from an emotional conversation

By Shaunti Feldhahn on October 4, 2016

A reader recently asked: “Why does my boyfriend always seem to RUN from a conflict?  Well, not so much conflict, as emotion.   When things get intense, especially if I start crying, I need resolution –but he’s heading out the…

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The two most dangerous assumptions women make about relationships

By Shaunti Feldhahn on September 29, 2016

After I finished speaking at a recent women’s event, a beautiful woman who I will call Sierra came up to ask me a question.  “How can I get my husband to do anything to improve our relationship?  He has completely…

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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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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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