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Love marriage problem – Pros and cons of two income

Love marriage problem – Pros and cons of two income

Career
Love marriage problem - At some point, a career woman may also find the need to balance the demands of work and the family as traditionally the wife is responsible for most of the household and childcare responsibilities. Higher academic qualifications, excellent performance on the job and career advancement opportunities given by the company are some reasons that may have propelled the wife's career and income ahead of the husband's. Some men may view the wife's success as a reflection of their inadequacy to provide for the family and this becomes the beginning of love marriage problem. Career and Two-Income Marriage Defined In most industrialized countries, the traditional gender role attitudes and cultural norms which dictate that the husband is the breadwinner while the wi...
Relationship coach – Dates at home inspired by the five senses

Relationship coach – Dates at home inspired by the five senses

Lifestyle
Relationship coach - Date nights at home are often listed among the top budget-friendly ways for married couples to reconnect with each other. But what are husbands and wives to do when dinner and a movie at home become stale? Using the five senses as a guide for date nights at home can revive tired routines and add romance back into a marriage. Date night ideas for married couples include recreating a spa night at home, experimenting with a wine, beer or cheese tasting and reinventing the dinner and a movie theme. Easy Home Spa for Couples According to relationship coach, creating a home spa is an easy way to have a date night that focuses on the five senses. To create a spa-like atmosphere, focus on lighting and the sense of sight first. Clear away clutter that distracts the eye...
Marriage counseling questionnaire: Is money very important

Marriage counseling questionnaire: Is money very important

Lifestyle
Marriage counseling questionnaire - Married couples who have successfully learned to handle all the financial dimensions of a successful married relationship are miles ahead of couples who do not master these simple, yet vital money fundamentals. Disagreements over money matters can be handled without much difficulty if a couple is willing to communicate openly and regularly. While it may not be necessary for both partners to actually write checks, pay bills, and distribute funds, it is necessary for both partners in a marriage to be involved in the everyday financial decisions, if believed to the marriage counseling questionnaire. This is especially true when it comes to future financial planning and investing money. The success or failure of the marriage may depend on this one, si...
Divorce therapy and how to succeed at co-parenting

Divorce therapy and how to succeed at co-parenting

Lifestyle
Most parents want to help their children develop into healthy individuals even after divorce, believes divorce therapy experts. They can often find ways to overcome the disagreements that led to the end of the marriage and when they are unable to stop divorce, even when they hold different values and perceptions. However, some parents find it very difficult to transcend these differences and become engaged in endless conflict that is harmful to the children and to each other, and to the godly relationships of course. Co-Parenting With Conflicted Parenting Styles Many family courts award joint custody, even when parents are in total disagreement about how to raise the children and express open hostility toward each other. These parents often find it difficult to work together, but it ...
Divorce, holiday stress and raising kids

Divorce, holiday stress and raising kids

Lifestyle
Divorce stress and holiday stress seem to magnify each other, and then there's the added issue of kids torn between two parents. Divorced parents should try to keep sane by turning off the TV, eating pre-cooked holiday meals, and keeping spending down. Stressed Out Just reading the words “divorce" and "holiday stress” is enough to make a contented, enlightened person dial up his therapist. But, adding children into the mix just makes winter holidays even more complicated. Divorce Stress Divorce brings quite a bit of stress and anxiety to parents. Most moms and dads have so many new problems that it can be difficult to keep track of them all, but here are a few: Attempting to maintain a decent lifestyle for their children on less money Having no partner to pick up the
Best books for women about divorce and separation

Best books for women about divorce and separation

Lifestyle
Here are three of the best books, for women, about divorce and separation. These books help women get through the emotional ups and downs of the divorce process and teach women how to avoid mistakes in the future. Surviving Separation and Divorce Surviving Separation and Divorce, by Loriann Hoff Oberlin (Adams Media Corporation, 2005), gives friendly support to women who are undergoing the radical changes following separation, and offers help with navigating the most difficult time of a divorcing woman's life. Oberlin’s book talks about the drastic changes that most women go through during the first weeks of a separation. This is a story about a woman who refused to allow herself to be emotionally drained or physically weak, because she could not help her children if she staye