Marriage Tips

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Lessons from My (Failed) Cross-Cultural Marriage

In talking to people about my new memoir, Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong (Sourcebooks, 2014), I’m often asked if my story is a cautionary tale. My answer is that it is and it isn’t. On the one hand, I don’t want to make general statements. Not all cross-cultural marriages will […]

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Marriage Q&A: I Hit My Wife and She Left Me, What Should I Do?

Your heart is like a vase; it breaks from lack of care, love, good communication and appreciation, and from violence. Why do mother-in-laws negatively affect their children´s relationship? I met her daughter & we fell in love. Everything was normal as she gave me a baby boy. We live happily as spouse in my house […]

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How to Make Your Wife Happy

via The total of relationship books written for women outnumbers the relationship books written for men simply because few men read relationship guides and advice even if they very much need them. So if you´re a husband and you´re reading this article about making your wife happy, please know that I salute you. I admire […]

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Why Travelling Together is Good for Marriage

We just got back from Berlin, hubby and I spent six days exploring the city, sightseeing and trying the best foods and restaurants in town. Travelling together is a bonding activity that we always look forward to each year. In 2012 we went to France. Last year we re-visited Thailand. Are we rich to be […]

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How to Motivate and Empower Your Spouse

Tips on how to motivate and empower your spouse for a better relationship. Learn how to encourage your spouse to meet your needs.

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5 Keys to Keeping Your Spouse Number One

Five important things I learned from the book, Making Marriage Work, on how we can keep our spouse number one.

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Why Division of Responsibility in Marriage is Important and How to Do It

Tips on how newlywed couples can properly discuss the division of roles and responsibilities.