Author: Alisha Dixon

Can Two Broken People Make Marriage Work?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My husband and myself have been together 15 years, married 10, with two beautiful children. I have had several emotional affairs, two were sexual.He has caught me every time. In the last two affairs though, I felt done with the marriage. I was the working parent struggling mentally and physically. He did Keep Reading →

My Fiancé is Dating Another Woman. Do You Think That I Should Marry Him?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have this boyfriend that I have been dating for almost three years now and we are planning to settle down. Recently, I found out that he has been dating several females. He told me that he could date several women because I have not made up my mind to marry him. Keep Reading →

How Do I Deal with My Unemployed, Babies’ Father?

Dear  Dr. Buckingham, I’ve been with my babies’ father for five years now. Throughout the five years that we have been together, he has never been able to keep a job for more than three months. We have two little boys and I stopped working when I got pregnant the first time. I would look for a job, but Keep Reading →

My Son’s Father Has a Troubled Past and Bad Boy Qualities; Should I Run or Stay?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I am 26 years young and I have been dating my son’s father for about 3.5 years on and off due to infidelity and incarceration. I know it sounds bad, but he has had a rough, hardcore life and I’m very empathetic to his past. He will be 30 in a few Keep Reading →

My Husband’s Sick Mom is Destroying Our Marriage. What Should I Do?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My husband and I have been married for 5 years. Recently, I left our home that we have shared for the last 7 yrs. His mother is living there now that she is ill, but she has been saying hurtful things to me which caused me to leave for the last month. Keep Reading →

Did My Husband Cross the Line by Agreeing to Sleep with My Sister?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, Please help me work through my anger and disappointment with my husband. I married my husband who was also my high school sweet heart. We have been together 10 years and have had problems over the past two years because I recently learned that I could not have children. This has caused Keep Reading →

Is Being in a Sexless Marriage Grounds for a Divorce?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been with my husband for 25 years, married for 19. We have three kids (21,18,13). After having my last daughter, something changed with me. I want sex all the time. The problem is, it’s like I have to beg my husband for sex. Most of the time it’s like I’m Keep Reading →

Relationship Limbo: Should I Be Patient or Move On If My Man Won’t Commit?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, Thank you in advance for considering my advice question! I’m a 34-year-old woman dating a 35-year-old man.  We’ve been together for 2 years and I’m twiddling my thumbs waiting for 1 of 2 things to occur…either he pops the question and/or we finally move in together. We’ve spoken about marriage, looked at rings, Keep Reading →

How Can We Keep Our Marriage Steamy While Parenting?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My husband and I are arguing often because of our parental and marital obligations. We both realize that we have to take care of our 3 children, but we are feeling more distant. Our marriage is slowly fading into the wrong direction. We are having trouble balancing our responsibilities. How Can We Keep Reading →

My Marriage Has Died: What Can I Do to Resuscitate It?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, Where do I begin? I have been married for 19 years and I don’t know where my marriage stands! At year 12, my husband was arrested then later sentenced to 10 years! Before his sentence, while out on bail, we both got jobs and lease to purchase a home. The marriage was Keep Reading →