24 episodes

Are you struggling to get your wife back? Marriage on the brink of divorce? The only one trying to save the relationship and keep the family together? Stephen Waldo from Husband Help Haven shares powerful insights based on his experiences with over 2,500 men going through separation. Advising men going through separation since 2011, he has seen marriages saved from a wife wanting separation, wife having a physical affair (or emotional affair), wife going through a midlife crisis, facing divorce, husband struggling with pornography addiction, depression, childhood trauma, and more. Through a mix of solo shows, interviews, reader Q&A, direct advice and a sprinkle of marriage philosophy, he says, "My goal is always to help you be the best husband, father and man you can be, no matter what your marriage is like right now - even if your wife wants out." Subscribe today and start moving forward.

Husband Help Haven Podcast: Marriage Advice for Men Facing Separation, Affair or Divorce Stephen Waldo

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    • 4.9 • 98 Ratings

Are you struggling to get your wife back? Marriage on the brink of divorce? The only one trying to save the relationship and keep the family together? Stephen Waldo from Husband Help Haven shares powerful insights based on his experiences with over 2,500 men going through separation. Advising men going through separation since 2011, he has seen marriages saved from a wife wanting separation, wife having a physical affair (or emotional affair), wife going through a midlife crisis, facing divorce, husband struggling with pornography addiction, depression, childhood trauma, and more. Through a mix of solo shows, interviews, reader Q&A, direct advice and a sprinkle of marriage philosophy, he says, "My goal is always to help you be the best husband, father and man you can be, no matter what your marriage is like right now - even if your wife wants out." Subscribe today and start moving forward.

    3-Word Phrases Every Wife Needs To Hear

    3-Word Phrases Every Wife Needs To Hear

    Episode notes available at https://husbandhelphaven.com/episode-24/
     
    Do you need help reconnecting with your wife? Maybe you need to know some specific things to say to your wife to navigate the often-challenging conversations that happen during separation? Or maybe you just want some tips to be a better husband overall.
     
    In today's episode of the Husband Help Haven Podcast, I'm going to share some good ol' fashioned communication advice to help you build a better connection with your wife, whether you're happily married or in the thick of separation.
     
    As you listen, you'll learn about 8 different three-word phrases that you can and should incorporate to your conversations with your wife. For each phrase, I'll tell you what it really means beyond just the words spoken, and I'll tell you how you can use it both in a happy marriage and a broken one.
     
    This is a little different from our normal separation-focused topics, but should still be helpful for all men who care about being an excellent relationship partner.

    • 30 min
    5 Reasons You Might Decide To Be Done Waiting For Your Wife

    5 Reasons You Might Decide To Be Done Waiting For Your Wife

    Show notes and video for this episode can be found at https://husbandhelphaven.com/episode-23/
     
    How do you know when it really is time to be done waiting for your wife to come back? This is the other side of the question answered in the previous episode. As a pro-marriage optimist, please know that I'm rarely going to tell you to move on from your marriage, but in this episode I will share the reasons that I've seen other separated men make that decision for themselves.
     
    I will warn you, unlike the last episode, this one may not be very encouraging. But this is a real-life question that comes up regularly, especially among men who have endured lengthy or difficult separations with no end in sight. However, even though this episode is an answer to a somber and difficult question, we will make sure to finish on an encouraging note -- you'll learn why my hope is that hearing the reasons men decide to be done waiting could actually help you more confidently choose to keep going.

    • 26 min
    6 Reasons To Keep Waiting For Your Wife To Come Back

    6 Reasons To Keep Waiting For Your Wife To Come Back

    Show notes and video available at https://husbandhelphaven.com/episode-22/
     
    Do you ever question if it's worth waiting for your wife to come back? Does it feel like your separation is dragging on indefinitely? We all need to be reminded sometimes why we do the things we do. This episode is for the men who are sick of being in no man's land, and need a pep talk to remember why they're still holding onto hope for their wife.
     
    When you're doubting whether it's worth it to keep going, I want this episode to be one that you can listen to and go, "Oh yeah, that's why I'm still waiting for my wife... That reason is worth choosing to keep going.

    • 24 min
    How Much Longer Until She Comes Back?

    How Much Longer Until She Comes Back?

    "Stephen, I know you can't tell me an exact timeframe, but based on your experience, how much longer do you think this separation will last? How long 'til she comes back? How long til she pushes through the divorce?"
     
    I get this sort of question a lot, and I understand why. Separation is hard. Being able to have some reasonable expectation of how much road you have left to travel would help you set realistic expectations.
     
    Obviously I can't predict the future, but today I'm going to walk you through seven questions that you can ask yourself to help figure out how much longer your separation might last.
     
    The factors we address in these questions each affect the duration of a separation, so knowing where you stand in these areas will help you predict if you'll end up on the long side of an average separation, or not. Plus, I'll tell you how long the average separation lasts so you have a sort of baseline to work from.
     
    If you want to see a sort of "cheat sheet" for these factors, head on over to https://husbandhelphaven.com/how-much-longer/

    • 28 min
    Marcus Farris Shares His Journey Through Separation, Infidelity & Divorce

    Marcus Farris Shares His Journey Through Separation, Infidelity & Divorce

    Show notes for this episode at https://husbandhelphaven.com/marcus-interview/
    Not every story has a happy ending.
    Or maybe, the happy ending isn't always what we believe it will be.
    That's exactly the case for Marcus Farris, a former Peace & Control student who is now living on the other side of divorce. In today's episode, we sit down to talk honestly about what happened in his marriage, separation and divorce. He bares his heart and shares all his struggles and successes that he experienced on his journey through marriage crisis.
    Even though Marcus didn't end up saving his marriage, he is still every bit a success story in my book. As you listen to his story, you'll see what I mean - he learned the hard way that you can't put your full worth and happiness in the hands of another person. But what came out the other side of that hard lesson is a man who is loving, confident and impactful.
    In addition to generally sharing his story, a few specific topics we hit on in our extended conversation include...
    How did he handle his wife's infidelity? Did he confront the other man? What most helped him survive his marriage crisis? How does he reconcile the reality of his divorce with his belief as a Christian that God is good and hates divorce? It was a privilege of the highest order to host Marcus on today's podcast. If you like hearing his insights, be sure to check out his new book that goes deep on his journey through divorce. It's called No Less Faithful and you can get his free Love-Loss-Recovery one-week plan at https://www.nolessfaithfulbook.com/

    • 1 hr 2 min
    From Friendship To Attraction Once She's Started Coming Back

    From Friendship To Attraction Once She's Started Coming Back

    In the last episode, we talked about how to get out of your wife's friend zone when you're early in the separation... But what about when you're beginning to rebuild the marriage on the other side of separation?
    What do you do when your wife is starting to come back, but can't seem to get those pesky "feelings" back?
    That's the subject of this week's episode. We'll talk about developing an effective mindset to survive this phase of separation, and what you can do to lead the way from a genuinely renewed friendship with your wife back to a loving, happy marriage.

    • 23 min

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98 Ratings

98 Ratings

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Much needed

Great practical info. Keep it up.

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Amazing information

Please make more pod cast episodes.

C-Laze ,

My Bible

Stephen, thank you so much for this content. I found it after searching for answers to navigate my current separation. I wish I found it 7 months ago when my separation began. I feel like you’re speaking directly about my situation. Luckily my marriage is still in limbo and I can really start applying your principles. I can already see them paying off. My hope is that it’s only a matter of time until my wife and I can start working towards reconciliation. Thank you thank you thank you! And more episodes please.

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