103: How to Get More Couple Time with a Workaholic
It’s lonely to be married to a workaholic. If he’s not at work, he’s sleeping or working from home. Or he’s too tired from working so much to be much fun. He neglects not just you but also the kids. You feel like a single mom going to get-togethers without him, always for the same old reason: he has to work. If only you could get him to spend more time with the family. Well, you can. On today’s episode of The Empowered Wife Podcast we’re talking about how to get more couple time with a workaholic. I’ll share 4 ways to inspire him to linger and lounge with you.
My guest Sandy was so miserable and lonely in her marriage that she would sit in her closet and cry every day. Finally she got her husband to agree to go to marriage counseling! But she was mortified when he blew up at the counselor, saying it wasn’t helping them at all. She felt hopeless and worried that he would always be resistant and harsh to her. But today her husband takes her on trips where he treats her like his girlfriend, and he helps around the house like never before. She describes their relationship as life-giving and says it’s even more fun than when they were dating. She’s going to explain how she did it.
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