Did you ever hear the Paul Simon song, “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”? by Mort Fertel It’s a humorous song about a not-so-funny subject (the break-up of Simon’s marriage). I don’t want you to hop on a bus or drop off your keys, but the song does make a good point about how to…

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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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The truth is that falling in love is easy; staying in love takes a bit more work. It’s not impossible; it’s just not quite effortless. by Mort Fertel One of the most common reasons for a couple to seek marital counseling is to figure out how to cure a sexless marriage. Hopefully, you’ve already eliminated…

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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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If you’re reading an article about how to improve your marriage, you’re probably expecting to learn problem-solving strategies, communication techniques, and insights about gender differences. by Mort Fertel Do I have a SURPRISE for you! The key to renewing your marriage is none of those things. How do I know this? Because I experienced it!…

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In your quest to fix your marriage, you may encounter resistance–from your spouse! by Mort Fertel Your spouse may dwell on the 101 reasons why “this just won’t work for us” and blame you for every one. Or, your spouse may be emotionally “checked-out” of the marriage and not care about your efforts to improve…

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by Mort Fertel (author of Marriage Fitness) Are you hurting? Has your spouse neglected you? Rejected you? Emotionally abused you? Are you struggling to get over the pain of an affair? If you’re having marital trouble, the chances are good that you need to put some hurt behind you. It’s one of the most common…

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Are you trying to get heard? Do you feel ignored? Is your spouse not responding to your communication? Hi. My name is Mort Fertel, author of Marriage Fitness Recently I had a series of private phone sessions with a person who was very frustrated. Listen to how this person described their situation. I bet you’ll…

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