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The scoop on staying together ... about loyalty, commitment and love.  
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How 21 Minutes And A Piece Of Paper Could Improve Your Marriage

How 21 Minutes And A Piece Of Paper Could Improve Your Marriage | Staying Together | Scoop.it

cWhile millions of couples spend hours trying to learn how to improve their marriages through books or therapy, one recent study found that sustaining a happy marriage may only take 21 minutes, a pencil and a piece of paper.

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This neat study challenged couples to write down, online, their last few fights from an outsider's perspective. Doing that apparently improved their marriage drastically. Why did it work? The act of reflection had wonderful results. So simple but so powerful! 

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Ten Reasons NOT To Get A Divorce

Ten Reasons NOT To Get A Divorce | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Ten very good reasons not to divorce, from someone who's been there. If you have a choice, consider the cost before you make this life-changing decision.
Sharilee Swaity's insight:

This is an an article my husband asked me to write, to encourage couples NOT to divorce, by considering the cost. He suggested it because he wanted others to avoid the pain he had gone through in his divorce. As a divorcee, myself, I also was aware of the pain of the breakup of a marriage. 

 

The article has received a lot of feedback since its writing two years ago. Many were thankful for the insights, but some were offended by the straightforward message.  I am was glad to be part of an article that seemed to affect many people. 

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