Great read from forbes.com. A former marriage and family therapist writes about how our good intentions as parents can sometimes hinder our children’s growth, and strategies to counter these behaviors.
“No, love isn’t an emotion or even a noun. It’s a verb. Better defined as giving. As putting someone else’s needs above your own.” How are you giving to your marriage this week? Make a point to notice your spouse’s needs and give selflessly this week. Do this repetitively and watch what happens in your marriage.
Divorce can be difficult. Sometimes it’s the only decision left that a couple can agree on. When children are involved, it can get even more complicated. This is a great read from the Huffington Post about how divorce can affect children, and may help you decide whether to seek therapy for your child.