About Sylvia Smith, M.A.

Sylvia Smith is a relationship expert with years of experience in training and helping couples. She holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Sylvia has helped countless individuals and organizations around the world, offering effective and efficient solutions for healthy and successful relationships. Her mission is to provide inspiration, support, and empowerment to everyone on their journey to a great marriage. She is a featured author on a number of websites, including Marriage.com, EliteDaily.com, Bustle.com, LifeHack.org and PsychAlive.org.

8 Signs of a Controlling Husband and How to Deal with Him

By |2020-03-20T23:03:15+03:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes signs of a controlling husband are not so easy to spot. But if you ignore them, you might find yourself in an abusive and toxic relationship. When we think of domestic violence, we often have a vision of a couple where one partner is cruel, unloving, and has substance abuse problems. This could never happen to us, we might say! But this couldn't be farther from the truth. Domestic violence can sneak up on any relationship, including a possessive relationship. For this reason, it

3 Pieces of Divorce Advice Most People Tend to Ignore

By |2020-03-20T23:05:36+03:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Separating is never what couples envision when they are exchanging their marriage vows. Yet, with marriages failing as often as they succeed, divorce advice becomes necessary for some couples. It is not easy to end a marriage, that is why divorce advice is essential for those who wish to move on with their lives and pursue a legal separation. Once you have begun the process there are avenues in which you should focus on: your finances, emotional state, and family dynamic. With proper communication, a

7 Ways How Surviving Infidelity Makes a Marriage Stronger

By |2020-03-20T23:04:24+03:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Surviving infidelity is not an easy thing to do. As the partner who has been cheated on, infidelity can make you feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. Staying with your marriage mate after they have been unfaithful can feel unbearable, but leaving them may feel even worse. Can surviving infidelity make your marriage stronger? The answer may surprise you. Many couples who have been through a marital indiscretion have come out on the other side feeling stronger and more secure

The 6 Stages in a Relationship (Most People Give up in #3)

By |2020-03-20T23:07:22+03:00November 16th, 2016|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

There are natural highs and lows, different stages in a relationship. The trick is to know what they are. There is nothing in this world like falling in love. It’s the most amazing feeling there is, which is probably why we get a little addicted to it. We all have that friend who goes from one relationship to the next, falling in love at the drop of a hat. Or maybe you are that person. The point is, we love that feeling so much, we