Many parents worry about whether they’re hurting their kids by fighting in front of them.
Joi n Dr. Coleman on View from the Bay as he discusses the Do’s and Don’ts!
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Discusses Dr. Coleman’s book “The Lazy Husband: How to Get Men to Do More Parenting and Housework.” Also shows Dr. Coleman’s work with 2 couples.
Lack of communication and not spending time are two ways to thoroughly damage an otherwise healthy relationship.
Joshua Coleman, AOL Kids and Family Coach, explains how small changes in the way you divide household chores can help improve relations with your partner.
How Can Sharing Household Chores Benefit My Relationship?
Having children opens a whole new area of your relationship. Make sure to work as a team to raise the child and doing house work. If one partner is bearing most of the responisbilites, it can make for a very stressful atmosphere which can be negative for the baby as well as the couple’s relationship.
Marriage requires you to be 100% selfish and 100% selfless. You have to make sure all of your own needs are attended to, but you also have to ensure that all of your partner’s needs are met as well.
If your spouse is critical, verbally abusive, or an overall poor communicator, the first thing you need to do is get his or her attention.
You have heard it many times before, but believe it: marriage is no fairy tale. It will be difficult, it will take work, but it is worth it. Accept the difficulties, and you will reap the benefits.
Taking a “time out” from a fight is a great way to give yourselves time to clam down and collect your thoughts.
After an affair, the first thing you must try to understand is how deeply you’ve hurt your partner.