Posts Tagged‘marriage’

The Life you Both Want: Paving the Way For a Successful Marriage

What does it take to be good at marriage? Surprisingly, there’s no real secret. All it takes are a few common-sense rules. It can take a lifetime of maturity and growing up to truly get good at these rules, however. Communicate with empathy and kindness Couples have been admonished for decades to communicate more and listen more, but it doesn’t seem to help them. The problem, often, is that people have trouble understanding what it really means to do these things. To communicate isn’t necessarily about never hiding anything. If you need to keep a couple of things to yourself, you…

Minimize Financial Fallout: How to Plan for a Divorce

Although divorce is common, it’s a topic that people are loathe to talk about. Going from married to unmarried can be traumatic for everyone involved. Despite your anguish, divorce is not the time to stand still. Family life may never be the same, but your entire life doesn’t have to come to ruination just because you called it quits on your marriage. Before you get divorced, there are several financial considerations you must deal with, no matter what. Speak with an expert Although your divorce attorney may be well versed in the legal aspects of the dissolution of marriage, she…