Marriages are hard. Marriages are worth the effort, though.
From a recent article in TIME Magazine…
… says Karl Pillemer, a Cornell University gerontologist who did an intensive survey of 700 elderly people for his book 30 Lessons for Loving. “Everybody–100%–said at one point that the long marriage was the best thing in their lives. But all of them also either said that marriage is hard,” he adds, “or that it’s really, really hard.”
… and the benefits are numerous, to the individuals, to the family (kids), to the neighborhood and to the society at large. A few points are at this link (FamilyFacts.Org) but there are numerous studies that lend to the conclusions that marriage is good for everyone.
Fundamental approaches to marriage that can help… (More coming / Under Development)
Strategies and Skills that lead to the benefits of… (More coming / Under Development)