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How Can a White Husband Cope With Disrespectful Family Behavior?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, Good afternoon. I am writing to ask your advice about how I can cope with the disrespectful behavior that I experience from my wife’s family. I am a 34-year-old White male and my wife is a 30-year-old Black female. We have been married for 6 years now and I have yet to Keep Reading →

How Do I Cope With My Wife, She Is Addicted to Facebook?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I am reaching out to you because I am about to lose my 15-year marriage over Facebook. To make a long story short, my wife has turned into a Facebook Addict. She spends at least three to four hours a day on the damn intranet and does not tend to the kids Keep Reading →

Can My Cheating, Lying, and Baby-Making Husband Change?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been married for 7 years with 2 girls. My husband cheats and has 2 boys from his affairs. Each time I forgive him and try to get past it. Once caught, he lies unless I show him the evidence; then, he admits it and blames the women for making it Keep Reading →

How Can I Tell if My Boyfriend is Insecure or Secure About Our Relationship?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been dating this guy for a few years now and I am wondering if he is right for me. I want to be in a committed relationship and eventually get married one day. We have fun together and like to do a lot of the same things, but he never Keep Reading →

My Fiancé is Introverted and I Am Extroverted, Why Does That Matter?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My fiancé and I recently had a pre-marital coaching session. During the session I mentioned that my fiancé and I experience the world differently. He is introverted and I am extroverted. I get energized from social interaction and being out and about. Also, I love to have intense conversations on a regular Keep Reading →

Should I Disown My Sister For Cheating With My Husband?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My marriage has been torn apart because of the actions of two people that I love to the moon and back. My husband of 6 years slept with my younger sister. My younger sister came to stay with us after she graduated college. We allowed her to stay with us until she Keep Reading →

What Resolutions Should I Adopt to Make My Marriage Thrive in 2018 and Beyond?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been married for 6 years and my marriage has been rocky every since I said I do. My husband and I have problems with communication, intimacy and connecting all together for various personal, interpersonal and family reasons. I love my husband to the moon and back and I want our Keep Reading →

Why Do Black Men Get So Defensive When I Ask About Their Income?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I am a successful, black, single woman and I am looking for someone who matches my financial potential. I make six figures and have a good quality of life. Like so many other sisters, I am finding it more and more difficult to meet men who are on my level. I am Keep Reading →

I’m a Soulful, Single Man, but I Can’t Get that Girl: What am I Missing in My Approach?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I’m a young, single, and soulful black male who is attractive according to my female friends. I get a lot of girls’ numbers, but I can never seem to get past the first date. I grew up in a religious household, but other Christian girls won’t give me the time of day. Keep Reading →

My Fiancée is a Nervous Wreck: Can Therapy or Medication Fix Her Anxious Behavior?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, My fiancée has issues with anxiety and I am not sure if I can cope with her issue for a lifetime. She is always anxious and her moodiness is driving me crazy. Whenever she feels overwhelmed, she shuts down and becomes unproductive. I asked her if we could start planning our wedding Keep Reading →

Why Do So Many Christian Couples Fail at Marriage?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been reading your articles for some time now and I notice that you often talk about God and often encourage people to pray. My husband and I have been married for 12 years, but we are having problems because we do not operate as one or put each other first. Keep Reading →