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It's also super bad for your health.
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Many people feel that marriage counselling is ineffective, yet it remains the prevailing approach to relationship troubles, even in the majority of situations where psychological problems are not present. It's time to think outside the box.
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When does a wife become an Alpha Parent? When they become the person who hovers over her husband when he changes the baby's diaper or prepares a meal, just waiting for him to do something wrong -- or rather, something different than she does -- so that she can correct him, criticize him or just take over with an exasperated, "Oh, I'll do it."
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But with some work you can save your relationship too!
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Parenting expert Alyson Schafer offers tips on how to appreciate our partners when raising a child.
No, you don't need road flares to ask someone to marry you.
If you are trying to conceive, seeing that pink line will make your heart burst with cotton candy love and joy. You and your partner will dance in the kitchen with soft looks in your eyes. Relationshi...
Divorce has become less of a stigma -- you don't have to prove fault, and there is more fairness in addressing financial concerns for the disadvantaged spouse. In addition, there has been extensive research on the impact of divorce upon the family, children, social outcomes and so much more.
If you think your partner is to blame for your relationship troubles, scroll through these 10 signs and ask yourself: Am I turning into the spouse from hell? While this list isn't exhaustive, it does highlight some of the more problematic behaviours that many of us show in marriage. Life's too short for that.
In spite of our marital problems, I try not to bash my husband. But after two consecutive long weekends of boozing, golfing and fishing, and coming home at 4:30 a.m. reeking of sausages and whores, I think he's fair game. You see, I found some pretty incriminating photos on his camera.
Don't make any stupid mistakes when your marriage is in a slump. Don't drown your sorrows in a bottle of Jack or jump into bed with the first Facebook friend to give you a poke. For better or for worse, remember? Most marital bad moods will pass quickly enough, but serious mistakes in judgement will hang around a lot longer.