Julie Baumgardner will be speaking with Pam Johnson, marriage counselor to answer the question, "How do you keep fighting for your marriage when you sometimes feel like giving up?"
- 86 percent of the married people who rated their marriages as unhappy who stayed together rated the marriage as having significantly improved five years later. Source: The Case for Marriage: Why Married People Are Happier, Healthier, and Better off Financially by Linda J. Waite and Maggie Gallagher, 2002.
- The top three reasons couples give for experiencing marital distress are:
- Poor Communication
- Unrealistic Expectations
- Lack of Intimacy
- If just 20 percent of your marital history is positive, your chances of surviving an affair and even having a better marriage are greater than 90 percent if you seek professional help. Source: www.firstthings.org, “Can a Marriage Survive an Affair?”
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