Decluttering is needed not only for physical space and in our minds. It is also needed for our relationships. Marriage coach Tiffany Tuttle joined me in this episode to share ways to make marriage stronger after having kids— and get your husband to help you in parenting and chores!
Nobody warns first time or anticipating moms that marriage will be put in a back burner once the child is born… which will then cause the marriage to falter especially when you are dealing with postpartum depression.
And when moms get into that moment and everything gets overwhelming, it can be hard to know where to go from there. Moms don’t often talk about it because we feel that it reflects (badly) on us and we are afraid of looking imperfect. But it is more common than we think. We have to normalize the conversation so we don’t feel alone, and save the relationship from falling apart!
When you are in the brink of divorce or separation, you might want to try the tips below or better, get a marriage coach. It’s better than to regret not trying. So if you do end up with the separation, you know that you did everything you could to save your marriage. Don’t be afraid to seek help first!
Before we dive in, let go of the idea that he “should know” or that “I don’t have to tell him.” Because actually, he does need to be told. He wouldn’t know what you’re going through deep down unless you communicate it.
Here are Tiffany’s five step guide to open the tough conversation with our husbands:
Lastly, we need to remember that we need to master these things to have a successful marriage:
Listen to the episode for elaboration and more marriage tips!