I'm married to a man who can't emotionally connect with me. I have a nine out of ten emotional meter "need" and his need is at level one. We've been to counseling and it hasn't worked. How can I be happy in a marriage with a partner that I can't connect to?
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Join me as I continue my interview with certified sex therapist, Laura Brotherson, as she discusses keys to healthy sexual intimacy.
Several months ago, I had a pulmonary embolism and thankfully lived through it. I didn’t make a big deal about it, but, of course, I expected my husband to come to the hospital even though he was an hour away. By 5pm I learned I had a blood clot in my lung, and I was scared and still alone. I texted him and he got to hospital around 8pm. I never said anything, but I had never been so scared in my life.
Join me as I interview Laura Brotherson, licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist, as we discuss 20 keys to a healthy intimate life.
My wife and I have been married for 25 years and recently, things have changed significantly in our intimate life. What should I do?
I have been married for 23 years and during the first ten years my husband had three affairs (that I know of). I was devastated but we managed to stay together. I recently found out that the second affair went further than he had originally told me. This has completely destroyed me.
A few years ago, I had an article featured in this publication entitled, Why I Happily Agreed to Marry an Addict. It chronicled the experience I had dating and eventually marrying someone who had openly admitted to me that he struggled with pornography addiction. Now we're coming up on our 5th wedding anniversary, and I know things now that I didn't before. And I've learned lessons worth sharing.