Affair Proof Your Marriage

Episode # 13 – Affair Proof Your Marriage It is roughly 50/50 Hello, welcome to episode 13 of Better Wife Better Life. Today we are going to be talking about how to affair proof your marriage.  I first have to acknowledge that I am not the first one to come up with that term, and…

Read More
Long Distance Relationship

Episode # 12 –  Long Distance Relationships   Hey everyone, welcome to episode 12 of Better Wife Better Life where we are going to be talking about long distance relationships today. So, hopefully you guys get something out of this, maybe you have been in a long distance relationship before or currently in one. Or…

Read More
couples with rituals

Episode # 11 –  Rituals  You are not alone, we are in this together. Hey everybody, we are pretty much into the new year, so I thought today we would do something like a New Year’s resolution; not quite, but we are going to talk about relationship rituals today. So, rituals and traditions are things…

Read More
positive to negative ratio

 5:1 Positive to Negative Ratio Hello, hello! Welcome to episode 10! So, I was kinda thinking about when this episode was going to come out and I realized that this one is coming out the week of Christmas. So, I wanted to, with the holiday season in general, I wanted to really highlight an episode…

Read More
contempt

Contempt Welcome back, this episode is on contempt. Just being plain ol’ mean. This is the worst one of The 4 Horsemen. This is the one more closely associated with divorce. The loss of appreciation and respect for our partners may mean like long term negative thoughts are emerging. Or have been brewing over a…

Read More
silent treatment

Silent Treatment and Its Relatives Hello all! Today we are going to talk about silent treatment and its relatives, which is an emotional disconnect called stonewalling.  If you are like me and didn’t know what stonewalling was before you read about the 4 Horsemen, I’ll explain. It is essentially something like the silent treatment or…

Read More
defensiveness

De-De-Defense! This episode is all about defense. It is football season, what can I say? I was in a mood for a cheer. In this episode, we are talking all about defensiveness. Getting in the cycle of the blame game is a common problem for many of us. Defensiveness is another one of The 4…

Read More
holidays

Holidays – Hide or Have Fun? Fun or Stressful? Today, I thought we would tackle the holidays. Does this make you want to hide or have fun? A lot of couples, especially newer in their relationship can really struggle with the holidays. It is just a tough time of the year, especially when you are…

Read More
Criticism or Complaint

Criticism or Complaint Criticism For BWBL I think that it is important that we look further into the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Criticism is the most common of the 4 Horsemen, The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Dr. John and Julie Gottman. Negative styles of communications most closely associated with divorce.  Here’s the…

Read More