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Marriage and Divorce

What are some differences that can exist in marriages and lead to conflict?

There can be many differences that lead to conflict in a marriage. Of these, there are three that tend to be more important than others. They are: Money and personal finance. Couples often fight...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2012 3:51 am UTC

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How does pre-marital sex affect a future marital relationship?

Various cultures have different traditions and conventions concerning sexual relationship. In modern western culture, pre-marital sexual relations were considered taboo for women but acceptable for...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2012 6:15 am UTC

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Since marriage laws are a state issue; how would you address the differences between those state which permit same...

There are two possible ways to argue this. On the one hand, we can say that same-sex marriage is not an issue of marriage and federalism. Instead, it is an issue of civil rights. We would not say...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2013 12:46 am UTC

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What are some rules for fighting fair in a marriage?

There are a number of possible rules for “fighting fair.” Some of the most important include: Give your partner the information they need. Do not expect your spouse to figure out why you are...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2012 3:37 am UTC

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Explain why it is important to be in a relationship in which you and your partner share the same values.

The main goal of any romantic relationship is to achieve a situation in which you and your partner live together for the rest of your lives. Usually, this would be done in the context of a...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2013 6:07 pm UTC

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What are some issues for a married couple to consider before bringing children into the world?

First, they should consider their own age and career stage. It's best to wait until they have finished university and are at a good point in their careers to take parental leave. On the other hand,...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2012 7:53 am UTC

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What is the impact of divorce on family members? 

Divorce can have a tremendous impact on many members of a family. It of course affects the couple that is divorcing and it tends to affect any children they may have. In addition, it can affect...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2013 4:19 am UTC

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Why do those who believe in god have less divorces than atheists? 

There are at least two ways to try to explain why religious people get divorced less than others. One explanation is positive and the other is negative. On the negative side, we can say that...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2013 5:05 pm UTC

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Why would being age 25 or over at marriage and having an annual income over $25,000 reduce the risk of divorce?

These factors would reduce the risk of divorce because they would allow the couple to be more mature and less stressed. A couple that marries when they are both older than 25 is a couple that is...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2013 10:05 pm UTC

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