How do I heal past hurts in my marriage?

How do I heal past hurts in my marriage?

Here are some positive approaches that can help heal the hurts in your marriage:

  1. Discover what causes the hurt.
  2. Talk about it.
  3. Listen to each other.
  4. See a professional marriage counselor.
  5. Be forgiving and let go of the hurt.

How do you respond when your spouse hurts your feelings?

Be strong enough to be open, humble, and honest about how you've been hurt. Talk about your experience. Avoid pointing the finger at your partner. Try to listen to your partner as he or she explains their experience of pain.

Can I ever forgive my husband?

You can forgive your spouse while your heart and mind are still sorting out what to do with the anger and resentment that may be lingering. Often making the decision to forgive is the very thing needed to spur you on toward letting go of the negative feelings.

How often do the average couples in their 50s make love?

According to TODAY's "This is 50" survey, just over a third of people in their 50s say they have sex a few times a week or month. That's compared to 43 percent of 40-somethings who report having sex once a week.

What are the hardest years of marriage?

The seven-year itch is one of the biggest fears of otherwise happy couples approaching marriage, or deep in their first years of otherwise wedded bliss.

Can you rebuild trust in a marriage?

It's possible to rebuild a relationship after a breach of trust. Whether it's worth it depends on your relationship needs and whether you feel it's possible to trust your partner again. If you do decide to try repairing things, be prepared for things to take some time.

How can I get my husband to trust me again?

Rebuilding Trust

  1. Decide to forgive or to be forgiven. Make a conscious decision to love by trying to let go of the past. ...
  2. Be open to self-growth and improvement. You can't repair broken trust with just promises and statements of forgiveness. ...
  3. Be aware of your innermost feelings and share your thoughts. ...
  4. Want it to work.