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4 Reasons The Health Of Your Marriage Must Come Before Your Children.

Over the past 17 years, we’ve discovered that many things create a healthy and happy home. The biggest? Putting the health of our marriage above our children. It’s usually 8:30 when I give the first warning shot to my two teenaged daughters. At 9pm, I say, “Fifteen minutes till it’s time for you two to head… Continue reading 4 Reasons The Health Of Your Marriage Must Come Before Your Children.

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The Four Horsemen: Contempt

Contempt is the worst of the four horsemen. It is the most destructive negative behavior in relationships. In Dr. Gottman’s four decades of research, he has found it to be the number one predictor of divorce.  When we communicate with contempt, we are truly mean. Treating others with disrespect and mocking them with sarcasm and condescension… Continue reading The Four Horsemen: Contempt