Unannounced Visits

Question My mother-in-law comes to our house unannounced several times a week. After several conversations and many months, I was finally able to convince my husband to ask her to […]

Connection with Children

Question When I was a kid, I didn’t have a good relationship with my mother. She was a cold and distant disciplinarian, and I didn’t feel like I could talk […]

Negative Lens

Question Over the past few months, I’ve noticed that I interpret my husband’s behavior in a much more negative light. It’s like all I notice are the things that he […]

A Small Act of Kindness

A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with a bag of corn chips and […]

Poor Health

Question My husband was told recently he may have MS. The symptoms have really taken a toll on him… Lately, it seems as if all we do is argue. I […]

Poor Attitude

Question Our 9-year-old has picked up a habit of speaking to us and to her younger brother in a sarcastic, disrespectful manner.   Her favorite phrase lately is “whatever.”  What’s the […]

Busy Spouse

Question My wife is in school—and when she isn’t in class, she’s either sleeping or doing her homework. I feel that she doesn’t make any time for me or our […]

Unwelcoming Step-Children

Question I’m a step-father to three kids (two sons, ages 8 and 13, and a daughter, age 11). (My wife and I had been married a year and a half. […]

New Baby

Question We just had a baby. Now my husband says that I’m not interested in him anymore and that I love our child more than I love him. I’m just […]