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Do You Feel Invisible In Your Marriage?

by Linda Thurwanger

  Does your spouse treat you with indifference or worse?  Do you feel invisible?  Have you been asking yourself whether you should stay or go?  Do you wonder if you have done enough to make the relationship better?  People with abusive partners, ask themselves these question more often than you might imagine.  These are some […]

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Obstacles In Your Mind Are Not As Real As They Appear

by Linda Thurwanger

  You know that message that is written on the side-view mirror of your car?  The one that says “objects in mirror appear closer than they are”.  The obstacles in your life, may sometimes appear larger and more real than they are, and they can often stand in the way of you getting what you want […]

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Should I tell my spouse I am thinking about divorce?

by Linda Thurwanger

  Whether or not you should let your spouse know you are thinking about divorce, depends on your individual situation and the results you expect from that confession.   You might want to ask yourself a few of these questions when trying to decide whether or not to tell your spouse your innermost thoughts about […]

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One More Chance

by Linda Thurwanger

Are you unhappy in your marriage?  Are you waiting for your spouse to change from being uncaring, inattentive, undemonstrative and angry into someone who is attentive, loving, affectionate and peaceful?  How long have you been waiting for that to happen?  When was the last time you truly felt loved and appreciated by your spouse?  When […]

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Work & Life

by Linda Thurwanger

Do you spend too much time doing things you HAVE to do   and not enough time doing things you WANT to do?   Do any of these statements describe you? Exhausted and stressed at the end of each workday. Desk/office looks like a hurricane passed through it. Know you should delegate more, but  just can’t […]

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Sleep is Important by Mary Francis

by Linda Thurwanger

Today, I am sharing an article from my friend, author Mary Francis.  Mary has written a wonderful book,  The Sisterhood of Widows.   After twenty-seven years of marriage, at the age of 50, Mary became a widow.   I hope that Mary’s words will bring comfort and encouragement to those of you who have experienced the loss […]

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My Husband Makes Me Feel Invisible

by Linda Thurwanger

My husband makes me feel invisible.  Does this sound familiar?  Feeling unimportant or insignificant within a marriage, is more common than you might think. I felt that way before.  So I am instantly saddened and my heart aches whenever I hear this or similar comments from the women I coach.  When someone as significant as our […]

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Divorce, Children, Families and the Holidays

by Linda Thurwanger

When spouses with children divorce, everyone is impacted. Grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends will all feel the aftermath of the divorce.  Holidays can be stress-filled, uncomfortable and challenging.  Long standing family holiday traditions inevitably change when a divorce happens.  Your ex-in-law’s support and loyalty will most likely go to your ex-spouse, their son […]

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Are You Sacrificing Your SELF for Your Relationship?

by Linda Thurwanger

Some of my past relationships have been very one-sided.  Looking back, I know it was because, in each one of those relationships, I chose very selfish, immature men to be in relationship with and then I made their happiness more important than my own. In one of those relationships, my partner made it very clear, […]

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Someone’s Attitude Got you Down? 5 Ways to Find Serenity Now.

by Linda Thurwanger

    Do you typically sail along through your days, feeling content and able to take life’s challenges in stride, but all it takes is a mopey or disgruntled attitude from your life partner and you find yourself in a downward spiral?  Does this happen to you when your boss or your parent or child is in a less […]

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