Are you depressed? Is your spouse depressed? Do one of you THINK the other is depressed? by Mort Fertel I recently had a series of phone sessions with a woman named Regina (name changed) who lives in Canada. I asked Regina what her husband thinks is the problem with their marriage. She explained, “Ted says…

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I don’t know many who would doubt that the institution of marriage is in a crisis. by Lee Baucom Ph.D. According to statistics, between 42% and 50% of marriages happening right now will end in divorce. Statistics about affairs are a little more shaky. Conservative estimates place the number at about a quarter of people…

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You find yourself in a marriage crisis. by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. Perhaps your spouse just told you about how unhappy, dissatisfied, disappointed, frustrated, or angry he or she is. Perhaps your spouse talked about separation or divorce. Your first reaction is likely shock. You feel that gut-wrenching grab in your stomach, the cold sweat of…

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Susan and Michael were sitting at the opposite sides of my couch, about as far apart as the arms of the couch would allow. by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. Each was a mirror of the other, arms and legs crossed tightly, feet bouncing nervously…angrily. Each was looking toward the opposite direction. It was one chilly moment!…

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Saving a marriage is a two-pronged process. by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. At this point, you are saying one of two things to yourself. You may be saying “absolutely, I need to make some changes!” But more likely, you are thinking “why should I have to change? What about my spouse? Why doesn’t my spouse have…

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“I wasn’t really interested in meeting Ben at first, but he was rather persistent…. by Evan Marc Katz Not creepy. Just persistent. I still wanted to delete the app because I was rather burned out and about to travel a lot for work. However, I decided to send him my number anyways and just see…

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Here is an amazing letter I received about a couple that turned things around. by Mort Fertel My name is Maxine and my husband, Quinton, and I were track for a nasty divorce. Here’s the story of how trust building exercises saved our marriage. We’d been been married for thirteen years when I found out…

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What advice would you have for an unhappily married woman who is separated but still has to reside in the home with her husband for financial reasons? by Evan Marc Katz I have two children in college, housing is more than I can afford and don’t make enough to support myself and my kids. I’ve…

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I want to share with you a real “case” and reveal insights to help you in your marriage. by Mort Fertel My marriage is in trouble. I don’t know who my husband is anymore. I feel as though I’m married to a complete stranger. We got married when we were both very young and now…

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Everyone has a reputation. We don’t get to pick, but everyone is known for something. by Mort Fertel It seems that I’m known for helping people repair broken marriages. And in particular, you could say that my specialty is helping people “win back” their spouse who claims to have fallen out of love. If that’s…

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