Reader question - How to Have An Open Conversation During Separation

#14 – How to have an open conversation during separation (and other questions)

Today we're answering three reader-submitted questions:

  • Question #1 - How do you have an open and honest conversation with your wife while you're separated?
  • Question #2 - If you were the one to have an affair, do you do anything different to try and get your wife back?
  • Question #3 - If your wife starts warming up to you AFTER you've stopped saying 'I love you', should you start trying to be affectionate again?

Since each of these questions were submitted by a Husband Help Haven subscriber, you'll be hearing the real problems other men are having in their marriage, as well as the advice I give in each situation.

With much manly love,
 - Stephen

I'm Stephen, the guy behind Husband Help Haven. I'm not a marriage counselor or a lawyer, I'm just a guy on the Internet who has talked to a loooooot of men going through separation... Over 2,000 in the past 5 years. My goal is to give men the tools they need to save their marriage from separation. Read more here

6 thoughts on “#14 – How to have an open conversation during separation (and other questions)”

  1. Yes like the new format please continue
    An idea may be to include a success story in each podcast
    As it gives hope etc

  2. I found this helpful. Two of the questions directly relate to my situation. They were questions I would ask. Your responses were helpful. It was also reassuring that other men face the same obstacles & have the questions as myself.
    Thank you!

  3. Dustin J Larmand

    I’m listening to everything. I’m on my knees, praying every night. I’m making strides to never be the man I was and pushing forward to being the man I want to be. My wife has left the marriage and does not want reconciliation at all. She has gone completely no contact. I am her apparent abuser. I am willing to admit. I was not always perfect. But she is already becoming involved with other men, who apparently were abusive to her in the past. What the heck do I do? I want to fight for my marriage. What happened to the wife that loved me 6 months ago?
    I need help. And prayer.

  4. Definite winner. Can’t thank you enough. Crazy to think we all actually know what we need to do but just get lazy without even realizing it. I know it’s not your main focus but it’s become obvious to me that if I’d been leading my wife on God’s path I wouldn’t be in this situation now. Thanking him for your work. It’s been very helpful. Not easy but helpful. Much manly love and prayers!

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