Tag: marriage and kids

You Can’t Have a Healthy Marriage Without This

Everything starts out wonderful. In the early days of marriage or the ‘honeymoon period’, you’re relationship feels like it could never fail. But then kids, stress, and distractions crash the party. You might not notice at first, but cracks begin to appear in your relationship. Before you know it, your marriage is on the rocks. Your healthy marriage is in trouble. What went wrong?

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The Greatest Divorces I’ve Ever Encountered

So many times we focus or hear about terrible divorces and custody battles that last forever. In my 18 years of dealing and working with child custody issues, I have run across a few shining examples of parents with the greatest divorces. These parents worked it out, put their kids first, and got along better than most married couples.

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Will Your Divorce Affect Your Kids’ Future Marriages?

Many of the children of divorce fear splitting up and are determined not to let it happen to them. But it does. Children of divorce have a higher rate of divorce themselves than children from intact families. Penn State sociologist Paul Amato, who has studied adults whose parents divorced, …

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She Suggests Divorce? Offer a Time-Out Trip

In most marriages, moms spend more time taking care of the kids than any other adult. When the kids are young, it is very important that you take your wife out on date nights, and quarterly spend time away from the kids. But we’re not talking about marriage building. Your wife is talking divorce. Maybe she has just served you paperwork. She is totally stressed out.

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Should I Stay Married for the Kids? Maybe

We’ve all heard it, maybe seen it up close or can speak of first-hand experience. “I’m unhappy in my marriage, but I’m staying in it for my kids.” But should you? Is it an idea that stems from good intentions but is it really in the best interest of the kids? Now we can find all kinds of confusing statistics and graphs that tell us that is or isn’t the proper course of action, but what about…

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Five Considerations Before Remarriage

According to the National Center for Health Statistics more than half of those divorced will remarry within 5 years and another 25% will remarry within 10 years. Unfortunately, sadly these marriages have less of a chance of success than their first marriage. With a whopping 67% of them ending in divorce as well.

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Considering Divorce? Really Evaluate Your Marriage

Maybe you haven’t gotten divorced, or you’ve just been served papers by your soon-to-be Ex. At this point, stop and carefully consider the cost of time, money and effort of getting divorced with children. Contested custody battles can take two to five years.

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