Month: January 2024

How to Choose Between an Unhappy Marriage and Divorce

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 22, 2024
Woman standing at a crossroad in a corn field considering which direction to turn.

Deciding between staying in an unhappy marriage or stepping towards divorce is one of the most heart-wrenching crossroads many face. This decision involves a lot more than weighing pros and cons on a simple list. This decision necessitates navigating through a complex emotional labyrinth, where each turn represents deep-seated hopes, fears, and memories. In this…

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Why Marriage Communication Coaching Could Save Your Marriage

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 9, 2024
Husband and wife happily cuddlng.

Communication is the lifeblood of marriage. When it’s done well, it keeps relationships vibrant and growing. Like dancers in a tango, partners must respond and lead in harmony. Achieving this synergy while life is happening is challenging – to say the least. Misunderstandings, missteps, and missed cues often lead to conflicts and emotional distance and,…

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How To Recognize & Resolve The Betrayed Spouse Cycle

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 3, 2024
Crying woman sitting on the floor leaning against her bed & struggling with the betrayed spouse cycle.

In the quiet corners of a seemingly perfect marriage, the betrayed spouse cycle often lurks, unseen yet deeply felt by couples like Sarah and John. Both in their mid-40s and successful, they epitomize the suburban ideal, yet grapple with the aftershocks of John’s infidelity. This is a common tale. Research indicates many marriages face infidelity,…

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