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Married With Kids


Children no doubt are a blessing and can truly enrich a marriage; but there are times when some doting parents go overboard with the amount of attention they give to their children while neglecting their spouse. There are also times in a marriage where tending to an extremely needy partner can lead to severe alienation from the kids. Besides these personal tendencies to emotionally shower or starve children and mates are external factors such as work, school, major illness and hobbies that make it difficult for a married couple to balance their relationship with one another and their kids. On the latest episode of Relationships360, Licensed Professional Counselor Marci Payne and I discussed strategies for maintaining harmony in a marriage with kids.

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