Do you know whether or not your marriage will make it? I can tell you with near certainty. Hi. I’m Mort Fertel, author of Marriage Fitness. If you had to pick ONE THING that best predicts whether or not your marriage will succeed, what would you pick? You might say “conflict.” If you fight a…

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Are you wondering how to save your marriage? We’re going to help here by laying out some steps you can take. First, you need to Identify the Troubles in Your Marriage Some common troubles include: Money concerns Child rearing difficulties Lack of sex Lack of communication Loss of identity There are, of course, many others.…

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by Mort Fertel Do you know if your marriage will make it? I can tell you with near certainty. Predicting how your marriage will turn out: What do you think? If you had to pick ONE THING that best predicts whether or not you can save your marriage, what would you pick? You might say…

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by Mort Fertel About 100 years ago I played on my high school baseball team (okay, I’m exaggerating a little, but it feels like 100 years). Anyway, there was a pitcher who had a nasty curve ball. It was the best curve ball in the league. But it was actually easy to hit. Why? Because…

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by Mort Fertel The closer you are to someone, the more likely you are to step on their toes. And being married to someone certainly puts you in close quarters. So the chances are good that you and your spouse have sore feet. Okay, enough of the smelly metaphor. The point is that it’s NORMAL…

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by TW (T Dub) A Jackson In many states, all a husband or wife has to do to end the relationship is state to the court that there are “irreconcilable differences” and the court will grant the divorce. But, in any marriage, there will be irreconcilable differences. The best way to save marriage is to…

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by TW (T Dub) A Jackson Most people who have been close to leaving a marriage know that the longer you wait, the more you risk not being able to turn back time and rediscover the reasons why you got married in the first place. The more time that goes by after a split, the…

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by TW (T Dub) A Jackson Your marriage is the central point in your life. All of your other relationships – with children, with family, and with friends – revolve around the marriage axis. Saving your marriage is usually worth all the effort you can put into it. How do you know if marriage counseling…

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by Mort Fertel We are in week 2 of the silent treatment! It all started over something little and ridiculous! We are both adults, old enough to know better than this! He is a judge, I am a social worker! He won’t budge! I need help! Jodie The dreaded silent treatment. The big stand-off. You…

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by Mort Fertel Are you REALLY dealing with your marital situation? There are basically 2 ways to cope with a bad marriage. You can either IGNORE it or FOCUS on it. It’s the same with any problem in life. Some people RUN from their problems. Other people FACE them. The irony of this choice is…

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