When Your Wife Goes Out to Work
Traditionally, men have been the bread-winners and women took care of the home. However in today's world, large numbers of women are working outside the home and this trend is increasing. As a result, there are fears about how the home will run and couples worry about the lack of time for each other. This can perhaps lead to a change in the husband-wife equation too! These are very real concerns and it is important for husbands and wives to discuss them and decide how they are going to make things work.
What is Emotional Infidelity?
Family mediator and mental health counsellor, Gary Neuman, says, "When a spouse places his or her emotional needs in the hands of someone outside the marriage, it breaks the bond of marriage, just as adultery does." Reading this article would help you understand what emotional infidelity is and identify its signs that might be unhealthy for your marriage.
Communication in Marriage
Let us look at some of the simplest ways to begin the process of good communication in marriage. This article will guide you with basic steps towards preventing a communication gap and communicating more effectively with your partner.
Types of Intimacy
There are many different types of intimacy - emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual, recreational and sexual. We may share certain intimacies with our family members, other intimacies with friends, and most intimacies with our partner/spouse. This article explains the different types of intimacies and gives you ways to cultivate them with your spouse.
Contraceptives - A Doctor's View
The need for contraception is almost universal in the adult world. Myths about various contraceptives abound, but the fact remains that no single device combines 100% safety, efficacy, reversibility and ease of use. Dr. Vijaya Sherbet, a practicing gynaecologist, comments on the common forms of contraception.
9 Rules For a Good Marriage
This article helps one see the factors and tasks a marriage takes to grow with each passing moment. It also shows that people in a good marriage have completed few psychological "tasks" which you can also use for yourself. Read and learn more about your relationship.
Only a Housewife
Do you know someone who is a full-time housewife? Maybe you've looked at her with envy thinking what a nice life! She stays at home all day. No tensions, pressures or deadlines. However, there is another side to it.
When Travel Keeps You Apart
When people decide to get married they also prepare themselves for the challenges of physical distance that may come along. For example, a business trip, relocation, higher education, or attending to an elderly family member. During the separation period, your trust, patience and commitment is brought to test. However, there are ways to ease the impact of the distance.
Space In A Relationship
Couples need to spend quality time together as it helps enhance their emotional bond. But it is equally true that partners in a relationship require their individual space. By giving each other space and nurturing your own individuality, the intimacy that you share with your partner would be much deeper when you come together.
Rebuilding Trust In Marriage
Trust is one of the basic ingredients for a good marriage. It is something that can be built up through careful nurturing and effort. But once broken, it is hard to restore. Couples can rebuild trust if both are willing to put time and effort into the process.