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8 Reasons Celebrity Marriages Fail – and Why You Should Care

I recently read a study that claimed celebrity marriages fail at twice the rate of other marriages.  As a marriage conflict specialist who has often worked with high-profile...Read More

Did Your Marriage Fall Prey to a Spouse Poacher?

Did Your Marriage Fall Prey to a Spouse Poacher? | Debra Macleod

When dealing with infidelity, it’s useful to know who initiated the extramarital relationship.  Was it the unfaithful spouse or the other woman/other man?  Here, I want to...Read More

“My Husband is Cheating. How Can I Make Him Want Me Again?”

One of my favorite sentiments about marriage goes like this: “A successful marriage means falling in love many times, and always with the same person.” Which begs the...Read More

Is Your Wife’s “Midlife Crisis” Sincere or Self-Indulgent?

Think the midlife crisis is just for men? Think again. Not a day goes by that I don’t get an email from a worried husband – “Help, I think my wife is having a midlife...Read More

Thinking of Divorce? Challenge These Eight Assumptions First

Thinking of Divorce?

As a former divorce mediator and a current marriage conflict specialist, I know that people tend to make a lot of assumptions about how divorce will and won’t change their...Read More

10 Things Your Cheating Spouse Doesn’t Want You to Know

10 Things Your Cheating Spouse Doesn't Want You To Know | debramacleod.com

Finding out that your husband or wife has been unfaithful isn’t just a time of profound heartbreak and shock, it’s also a time of intense confusion.  There are so many...Read More

Is Your Spouse’s Opposite-Sex Friendship an Emotional Affair?

inappropriate friendship

Some things are built for two.  Teeter-totters.  Loveseats.  The Porsche Boxster. And yes, marriage.  Say what you like about men and women being able to be “just...Read More

Marriages Crash When Sex Falls Off the Radar

marriages crash when sex falls off the radar

When it comes to marriage, emotional and sexual intimacy are two sides of the same coin.  In successful marriages, we see a pretty decent balance.  We see a couple who is going...Read More

How to Save Your Marriage in Sixty Seconds

The most important minute in a married couple's day | Debra Macleod

Got a minute? Good. Let’s see how you can start to improve the dynamics in your marriage right now. It’s like this: there are sixty seconds in your day that are...Read More

8 Relationship Time-Bombs You Want to Defuse

8 Relationship Time-Bombs You Want to Defuse

When it comes to relationships – especially long-term relationships – underlying issues can silently tick along for months or even years before finally blowing up and causing...Read More