Couples Staying Together

Are you and your spouse staying together “for the sake of the kids?” If so, then I’ve got some encouraging news for you.

Did you know that research has proven that couples who stay together for the sake of their children usually end up being happily married a few years down the road? They’ve found that if couples will just stick together and move through the rough times, their marriages usually become fulfilling and strong. They also found that people who get divorced because they’re unhappy, are likely to end up as unhappy divorced people—not to mention what it does to the kids.

The reason is pretty simple. The things that cause most conflicts in marriages—things like money, depression or even unfaithfulness—tend to ease with time. Situations change, and people change with them. Couples who stay together when times are tough almost always come out the other side stronger and more in love. Most say that their happiest years are when the kids get older and have families of their own. So don’t throw in the towel on your marriage too early.

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There’s more to life than being efficient and productive. Especially when you have kids in the house.

It isn’t the major tragedies that tear so many marriages apart, it’s the unhealthy choices that couples make on a daily basis.

Would you be able to tell if you, or someone you loved, were an alcoholic?

How do you keep sanity in the family when life goes screaming by at a hundred miles an hour?

All couples argue from time to time. It’s how we argue that makes a difference in the outcome.

Disagreement is inevitable—especially in a marriage. But there are right and wrong ways to argue.

Need more hours in the day? Here’s an idea…turn off your screens!

All marriages go through “flat spots”—those times when you feel like you’re in a rut. That’s why you have to look for ways to reignite the romance.

Having a hard time focusing on your work? Maybe you’re not having enough fun!

Are you looking for a good way to strengthen your marriage? Try playing tennis with your spouse, or going on a bike ride.

How you see yourself as an adult depends largely on how your parents saw you when you were young. That’s a good thing to keep in mind when it comes to our own kids.

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