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What’s the “Parental Divorce Reduction Act”?

We just heard about this proposed act.  It was formulated by a team of experts.  The Parental Divorce Reduction Act requires parents with minor children to attend marriage education classes, and to take an eight month “time out” to consider … Continue reading

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The Great Banana Wars: Marital Conflict, Communication, and Dispute Resolution

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Driving your Spouse Crazy

Here’s a Huffington Post article on typical conflicts that come up when you’re driving with your spouse, what they mean, and what to do about it. Here’s a link to the the powerpoint:  Driving your Spouse Crazy.  

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Long-term Effects of Conflict on Children

Today’s parents are embracing the mindset of “staying together for the kids” out of a desire to protect their children from the pain of divorce. But parents must also protect their children by preventing conflict. Parental conflict, regardless of divorce, can have … Continue reading

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Can marriage argument styles indicate the odds of divorce?

The Voice of America highlights a recent study about argument styles in marriage and the impact on divorce rates. It was a 16 year study, so the results are worth noting. University of Michigan professor Kira S. Birditt led the … Continue reading

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