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What constitutes and unhappy marriage is more than sitting together, but separately as this couple is.

What Constitutes An Unhappy Marriage

Yes, it’s possible to feel unhappy in your marriage without even knowing what constitutes an unhappy marriage. Unless you’re living in extreme misery, living in an unhappy marriage can be like slowly putting on weight, one Twinkie at a time. Before you know it, you’re taking an inspecting look in the mirror, dusting off your […]

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criticism in marriage relationships

Criticism in Marriage Relationships. Stop It Before It Kills Your Marriage.

Everyone hates to be criticized. Yet, for some reason, couples often feel licensed to belittle, berate, badger, and blame each other in ways they’d never do with friends. Criticism in marriage relationships is so common it makes the adage “intimacy breeds contempt” unshakeably rock solid. Why do couples default to critical behavior despite knowing deep […]

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