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Use your head, not your heart, to save your marriage.

Debra Macleod's Marriage SOS programs provide exceptional step-by-step content to help confused, hurt spouses manage their partner's affairmidlife crisis or apathy and save their marriage. Her innovative, empowering approach has served as a refreshing resource for millions worldwide
Debra Macleod, B.A., J.D.
Author & Marital Mediator

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outsmart your marriage issue

When faced with a marriage problem, you need to cope with your feelings – but you also need to keep thinking, and thinking smartly. What are the best, and worst, ways for you to handle what is happening in a practical sense? What words or actions are most likely to motivate your spouse to prioritize you and your marriage, given what is happening in your particular situation? Debra Macleod provides immediate and highly detailed resources to help you overcome an extramarital affair, overly close friendship, midlife crisis or unhappy marriage as quickly and painlessly as possible. You’ll know they’re right for you if any of the below points resonate:

your premium Online Option

Marriage SOS online “Crash Courses” offer immersive audio guidance and include optional supplementary materials (e.g. workbooks, Q&A’s from clients) to deliver nonstop, top-tier content that can help you manage your marriage crisis, step by step.

If your spouse has had – or is having – an affair, this essential program delivers urgent and at times unconventional strategies to pull your marriage off the dead-end path an affair has put it on.

If you feel like there are three people in your marriage, you need to stop worrying, wondering, and having pointless arguments about it. This crash course can help you turn things around.

If you’re worried that you’re losing your husband to a midlife crisis, it’s time to stop analyzing, questioning or tiptoeing around him. There are smarter and more effective ways to regain his affection.

Whether you succumbed to an affair or a stupid mistake, whether you do or don’t care about the other person, this program can help you think clearly, restore calm, and keep your marriage intact.

Has your marriage lost its warmth, good humor and intimacy? This crash course is a must-have resource for anyone needing to inject some passion and peace back into their marriage.

Stop letting your fears, emotions or obsessive, over-analyzing thoughts get the better of you! Stop letting them prevent you from doing what you know must be done to save your marriage.

From the first word to the last, I felt like you reached into the chaos of my marriage, sat me down and said, “Now listen up, sweetheart, this is what you’re going to do.” And yes, that has made a massive change – for the better – in the way my husband treats me and the choices he is making. I truly thank you. – Cara

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talk to Debra, one-on-one

Whether you need some fresh insight into your marriage problems, some practical new ideas to try, or just someone to act as a sounding board, Debra’s one-on-one telephone sessions offer a low-stress way to feel like you’re not fighting this battle alone. So grab a good cup of coffee, find a private place to talk, and wait for Debra’s call. One hour can make a big difference. Available in the USA and Canada.

Yours is the voice that anyone who is going through this gut-churning, head-spinning, soul-sucking ordeal needs to hear in their ear. – Katherine

about debra

Debra Macleod’s innovative method of relationship help combines elements of her “hard” training in law, conflict resolution, communication and marital mediation with her “softer” experience as a marriage/intimacy author and relationship coach. It is primarily used by individual spouses who are taking the initiative to improve the marriage due to a less motivated or uncooperative partner. Debra takes a “Fair, but Aware” approach. That is, she encourages spouses to be fair in terms of respecting each other’s needs, feelings, and perspectives, but also encourages them to be aware of how both of them are contributing to the conflict: this includes being able to identify and manage an unfaithful, indifferent or otherwise uncooperative partner’s behavior in a purposeful way.

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Were they in love with each other? I’m not sure. If they weren’t, it was getting there. She couldn’t go more than ten minutes without checking her phone, and if I said anything – look out. The fight was on and it was always my fault. I feel like I caught it just in time. The most surprising thing to me has been how ending that friendship has given us a new beginning as a couple. There’s a more mature and united feeling to “us” now and you were instrumental in getting us there.

Special Features

Do you feel like your marriage is starting to sink? Or maybe it isn’t sinking so much as floating around aimlessly. Either way, check out these easy “lifelines” and see whether throwing one into your marriage every day for two weeks can help.  

Affairs and the post-affair period can be an emotional and complex one. There may be all kinds of variables and circumstances to contend with. If you’re a spouse who has broken your partner’s trust, these 10 Rebuilding Blocks are worth a read.

For couples emerging from the storm and confusion of an affair or other marriage problem – even apathy – one of the biggest challenges is how to start reclaiming their intimacy. Here, Debra offers five Tantric-inspired tips to help you do that.

You’ve worked hard to save your marriage from broken trust, bickering, or even just sheer boredom. Why stop now? Keep the momentum going and the romance alive with Marriage SOS Date Nights to help keep your relationship stay afloat.