Dear Dr. Romance: I Just Want a Way to Resolve the Yelling

Dear Dr. Romance:I have been together with my wife for about 3 years now. We have worked on many issues in our marriage and resolved most of them; however, there is still one issue that has not been resolved....more

Dr. Romance Video: Infidelity -- Stay or Go?

(To view the video, click here.)Discovering your partner has been unfaithful is a shock. Your first instinct may be to run, but if you have a shared history, children and finances, you may wonder – should you stay or go?Dr. Romance shows you how to decide....more

Family Violence Q&A

Q: My spouse and I often have arguments over the “small stuff.” How do we get past this so that we are not constantly bickering? ...more

Dear Dr. Romance: Should I say yes to him?

Dear Dr. Romance: ...more

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: The Magic of Reassurance

Dr. Romance writes: There are a few simple communication techniques that  work like magic in relationships, whether with committed partners, friends, co-workers or relatives. One of the most effective is reassurance, which is simple to do , and calms both of you down, which allows your discussion move on without struggles.  When a discussion begins to get difficult, if you learn to stay calm and reassure the other person you’ll find it works very effectively....more

Free Tarot Sunday: Life Happens In Just The Right Order

Yes, I have a new website (again).  Good lord, I have a problem and probably need to have my MacBook taken away from me.  Have computer, will build website (or rebuild website), I suppose.  That should be my motto.  I guess, if I can’t move every 7 months like I did pre-asperger’s, then redesigning my website every few months is a close substitute....more

Can We Talk?

"Use your words." "Can't we discuss this?" "How does that make you feel?" ...more

The Answer I've Been Looking For

I love you. But you make me so mad sometimes! I love you, but you get on my nerves sometimes. You annoy me sometimes. You frustrate me sometimes. You upset me sometimes. BUT, I love you.  Sometimes I think you could measure love by how much the other person frustrates you. I say that because if they frustrate you and you still want to be around them, that must demand a high level of love. ...more

I Got Sick and the Family Ran Perfectly

When I finally emerged, weak from my stomach flu-inflicted stupor, the house was completely clean, the dishes done, laundry folded and put away. I can't remember the last time that my washer and dryer were not only empty, but had no clothes piled on top. The refrigerator had even been cleaned out. He stepped in and took my place. He filled the shoes that I so often feel like I can't even begin to fill. ...more
Good husbands are the best! Isn't it weird, though, the insane guilt we feel at not being 100% ...more