Wednesday, April 27, 2011

~ Warning Signs of a Troubled Marriage ~

Warning Signs of A Troubled Marriage .........

If you think your marriage is in trouble, it probably is.

Every marriage relationship is unique, but there are common warning signs and red flags that indicate problems in the marriage.

Here are some of the more common warning signs of a troubled marriage.

  • The two of you bicker a great deal.
  • You are withdrawing from one another or use the eye roll a great deal.
  • You don't fight fair.
  • There is a lot of nitpicking going on between the two of you.
  • You no longer have fun together.
  • You have nothing nice to say to one another.
  • You don't talk with one another about your problems.
  • You don't respect one another or you nag one another.
  • You can't agree on goals and values.
  • You don't trust one another and feel suspicious.
  • The level of sexual intimacy in your marriage is low.
  • Teasing has become hurtful.
  • Your spouse tries to isolate you from your family and friends.
  • You discover your spouse is lying about money.
  • You are happier when your spouse is away from home for an afternoon, a meeting, or for a business trip.
  • You realize that there is emotional and/or physical abuse in your marriage.
  • One of you has considered being unfaithful or has been unfaithful.

Scott Haltzman:
"If you're having difficulties in your marriage, you don't look outside the marriage as a place to solve it, you look within the marriage and turn to your spouse to find ways to get it better."

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