woman martyrdom

Learn how to keep martyrdom from destroying your relationship. Is martyrdom keeping you from creating a happy relationship or marriage? Taking an honest look at your relationship will help you decide if you are behaving like a relationship martyr and how to break out of this habit.

Angry couple

What she did not understand was that Bill heard her complaints as an accusation that he was dishonest. He sought to minimize these painful accusations by telling her less and less.


The process of divorce is like riding an insane roller coaster. Relationship issues build up until you are on top of an enormous mountain of stress and fearful for your life as you knew it. At the apex, you reach your breaking point and the relationship plummets with such terrifying speed that you feel like your life is going to become unhinged and run off the tracks.

My Oxford Counsellor

They might be 30 or 75. They come in all colors, shapes, sizes and income brackets. It does not matter how long they have been together. Whatever the demographics, when you see a happy couple, you just know it!