Aug 30, 2021 in Life Coaching
How to Survive in an Unhappy Marriage and Make it Work
An unhappy marriage doesn’t mean that your relationship is ending.
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How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
An unhappy marriage doesn’t mean that your relationship is ending.
You have to first ask yourself this question, why you are feeling unhappy in your marriage?
What are the reasons and issues you are facing in your marriage?
Now, from here, you need to understand that every marriage has some problems or another. But the major point is how you save your relationship.
Don’t treat yourself as the victim of an unhappy marriage because marriage conflicts are not always one-sided.
There are so many reasons for an unhappy marriage, but criticizing each other is not a solution to this problem, instead, you have to find the solution and way of regaining happiness in your marriage.
How To Survive In An Unhappy Marriage
Understand there is a natural difference between you:
There are some clashes or misunderstandings that happen between you.
There are so many differences like your thought process, mindset, and capability to adapt things.
Add to myWE:
So you have to focus on avoiding the differences and work together to solve the issues that make you feel unhappy in your marriage life.
Try to develop a friendly approach:
When you share something with your friends, they suggest the best solutions to the problem.
But in marriage, you might be unable to share the feelings or problems you facing in your relationship.
If you really want to regain happiness in your marriage life, you need to start adopting friendly behavior to your spouse, so that you can easily share things and issues.
Never make harsh decisions during this time:
When you feeling unhappy in marriage, do not make harsh decisions during this time, otherwise, you'll face big trouble in your marriage.
You have to give time to understand the reason behind your unhappy marriage, then wait for the right time to discuss with your spouse.
Don't make any rash decisions before analyzing all the facts, otherwise, your relationship going in a toxic direction because rash decisions are totally opposite to balanced decisions.
Marriage is one of the most joyful and fulfilling aspects of your life but it’s also full of some challenges.
In simple words, compassion is a feeling of deep sympathy with others suffering and feel motivated to resolve the suffering.
Compassion is all about empathy, emotions, and love. In the case practice of self-compassion, you have to increase the number of positive interactions no matter how unhappy you are.
Without compassion, you never make a good bond with your spouse. If you practice self-compassion in relationships, you will regain happiness in your life.
Avoid criticizing each other:
Avoid getting trapped in a negative cycle of thought because when negative thoughts come to mind, you start blaming your partner.
If you blaming your partner for your unhappy marriage, it really hurts them, and it's not a good sign of a healthy relationship.
Although criticism is very common in marriage you have to avoid criticizing your partner.
Be honest and truthful:
As you know honesty is the best policy, no matter how unhappy you might be.
But one thing is very clear that if you are honest and trustful with your partner, sooner or later they will realize that you are the right person, so there is a better chance that you regain your happiness in marriage life.
Without honesty and truthfulness, you never achieve the stage of happy marriage.
Be supportive and always encourage your spouse:
If you encourage your partner, then your partner also shows interest in you and starts supporting you but first, you prove yourself that you are supportive and always encourage your spouse.
If you both support each other unconditionally, then you easily regain happiness and romance in your life.
Never forget to compliment your partner:
Always appreciate your partner. If you do this on a regular basis then your partner starts trusting you.
Your small efforts really work great for making your relationship stronger. let them know how you feel proud of them if they achieve any success.
So never forget to compliment your partner.
Try to be more romantic with your partner:
Always put in the effort to be romantic with your partner.
If your romantic life is good then automatically your marriage is full of happiness. Show your partner no one in this world loves them as much as you do.
Still continue with your hobbies:
Never stop your hobbies or anything that gives you happiness no matter how unhappy you are in your marriage.
If you still don’t have any, try to develop a new hobby such as reading, writing, cooking, or anything else that makes you feel good.
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