Top Three Threats to Your Marriage

June 9, 2003

Sex, money and in-laws can be surefire threats to any marriage. Dr. Phil talks to couples who found that out the hard way, and are now looking to get their marriage back on track.

In-Laws
Kathy says she's been "at war" with her mother-in-law Ruthan for eight years. She writes to Dr. Phil: "I love my husband too much to let some witchy woman ruin the good thing we have. Please help!"

 

 


View their story.



Money
Jodi and Phil say that finances threaten their marriage. He's an accountant, but Jodi handles their money. "I don't think I can stay in a marriage where I'm expected to do everything," she says.

 



See how they got where they are. 



Sex
If you think sex isn't crucial in a relationship, try asking the people who aren't getting any! After 20 years of marriage, Donald and Jeanine turn to Dr. Phil for help with their sex life.

 

 

 

Read their story and Dr. Phil's advice.