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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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Top 10 Reasons Divorce is Not the Answer | Parenting Squad

Top 10 Reasons Divorce is Not the Answer | Parenting Squad | Staying Together | Scoop.it

This briliantly written piece gives ten real, solid reasons that it's better to stay married, than get a divorce. How about  teaching your kids that your comfort is more important than them? 

 

 

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Must read for everyone. Divorce really isn't an answer for all of life's problems. Awesome read!

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5 Best Books That Helped Save My Marriage

5 Best Books That Helped Save My Marriage | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Five books that helped save my marriage: book from Bob Grant, Love and Respect, The Five Love Languages, Laugh Your Way to A Better Marriage, and John Gray's book about men and women under stress.
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This is an article I wrote that highlights five books that were pivotal in my marriage, and that actually helped to save us from divorce when the fighting was at its worst. 

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