3 Ways That Busy Lifestyles Create Obstacles to Intimacy for Married Couples

The average American adult works 47 hours per week, but in comparison to other developed nations around the world, workers in the United States put in 34 more hours per week, per capita, than any other country.  Interestingly, that statistic may theoretically correlate with the 2017 Divorce Rate Ranking, provided by the United Nations, which indicated that the United States is fifth in the world, with 3.6 divorces per year, per 1,000 inhabitants. We appear to be working harder,…

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“Fighting Fair” And Getting What You Want Without Hurting Your Partner

The expectation to enjoy the benefits of a strong marriage, or long-term relationship without conflict, disagreement or argument, is one that new couples adopt readily.  After all, we are shown examples on television every day, of what it means to be in a healthy relationship with a partner.  Even conflicts between married couples on some of our favorite shows, are misleading, and disproportionately mild, compared to real life. The idea that you and your partner will never ‘bump heads’…

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