Archives For Marriage



One of the biggest issues in a marriage is money. While you might think the root of the problem is the dollar signs, it goes deeper than that.
Take the money personality quiz at www.themoneycouple.com.

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This isn’t advice you hear everyday: strengthen your marriage by picking up your smartphone.

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Feeling left out, or even being ignored, isn’t a fun experience. It feels childish, and can be hurtful.

Ostracism or exclusion have been studied for decades. While the silent treatment may not leave physical scars it can cause pain that is deeper and lasts longer than physical injury.

Being ostracized is an invisible form of bullying but because it doesn’t leave bruises we often underestimate its impact. Being excluded by a social group, office colleagues, extended family and especially by a spouse can be excruciating!
Why is ostracism so painful?
Because it threatens our fundamental needs as human beings of belonging and esteem.

And even being ignored or ostracized by a stranger has damaging effects?
Research has found again and again that strong, harmful reactions to ostracism are possible even by a stranger.
Purdue studied 5,000 people via a computer game to show how just 2 or 3 minutes of ostracism by strangers can produce lingering negative feelings. Continue Reading…

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We put out a poll on Facebook asking viewers if they sleep in a separate bedroom from their spouse. Most don’t, but some couples do sleep in different beds.

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More and more millennials are putting off marriage until later in life. A big influence on these young adults’ view on marriage is your own example.

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