Relationship Q&A: I Get No Help From My Husband

Do you feel more like a maid than a wife and mother? You’re not alone.

In this LHJ Q&A session, Dr. Heitler addresses the key concept of being teammates. It may sound silly, but when it comes to the dision of  labor in a marriage, you need to work together!

Dr. Heitler suggests creating an official task list. Then, sit down together and go through the list, taking turns selecting tasks.  Keep at it until the whole list has been accounted for.  Whatever you do, don’t criticize your husband’s way of doing things. Instead offer encouragement for his efforts, and be careful not to gradually start t o pick up or re-do his tasks.

Finish this great read here!

source: http://www.lhj.com/relationships/marriage/basics/relationship-qa-i-get-no-help-from-my-husband/

Can This Marriage Be Saved? They Fought Over Chores and Decisions

Power of Two is excited to see Dr. Heitler as a contributor to one of the longest running segments in Ladies’ Home Journal: Can this Marriage Be Saved?

So, what happens when LHJ catches up with a couple who, eight years ago, were on the brink of divorce?

Great News! The couple just celebrated their 31st anniversary and have welcomed 3 grandchildren to the family. How did they do it? The couple consulted Power of Two’s Dr. Heitler. With her help, they were able to forge a new path based on mutual respect and communication.

Read the whole story at LHJ.com

source: http://www.lhj.com/relationships/marriage/challenges/they-fought-over-chores-and-decisions/