Marriage

Break Toxic Communication Habits with The STFU Method
Actor and comedian Denis Leary has a bit in his hilarious 1992 stand-up act No Cure for Cancer where he…
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A Way to Protect Your Relationships from Political (and Other) Arguments
Donald Trump is President of the United States in 2019. Even for non-Americans, that fact can elicit radically different reactions.…
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How to Respond to Your Emotional Spouse Without Making Things Worse
More often than not, when my wife reacted emotionally to anything—something I said or did; something on TV; something that…
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Must Women Leave Men to Get Them to Change?
(Image/David Colarusso) “Would you have changed if she had not left you?” Within an hour of answering this exact question…
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Adding Spice to Your Love Life Through Routine and Predictability
Have you ever been an audience member during a speaking presentation or concert where the audience is asked to do…
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Drifting Apart: How Bad Things Happen Even When it Feels Like Nothing Happened
I almost wrote something outrageous about how Galileo Galilei’s and Isaac Newton’s first law of motion was effing up relationships.…
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How the Color Purple is Harming Your Relationships
Pop quiz: If your relationship problems are decreasing mathematically and your romantic partner is observably adjusting his or her behavior…
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Podcast Interview: The Mindset You Must Change if You Want a Great Marriage
I know what you’re probably not thinking: I really want to listen to Matt blather on about conflict in relationships!…
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What to Do When Your Wife Doesn’t Respect You
Oh no. You feel disrespected by your wife. This is definitely bad for your marriage and a poor example for…
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Would You Leave Your Spouse Over Dirty Dishes?: A Lesson on Conflict Management
We pulled into our parking space in Florida’s version of the “happiest place on earth,” and all of my insides…
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