After our interview with Jonathan Scott of Property Brothers fame went live, the floodgates opened, and your j’adore tweets came gushing in. We must admit, his answers hit the swoon button so we had Jonathan and his equally date-worthy twin brother Drew Scott come back for another round.Would Jonathan Scott date a woman with kids? What did he learn about love from his first marriage? How is he still single? The reality hunk answered these questions and more in our Twitterview recap below.
The divorce rate is high. But, it is even higher in creative couple’s relationships – especially for those who work in their creative muse.
Dr. Adize discusses the amount of energy it takes for both creativity and intimacy. We often use up our creative energy and leave little for intimacy – something which takes work in itself.
Jealousy can also be a factor to overcome – especially when two creative people are working in the same field. Couples must learn to appreciate and enjoy their partner’s success despite their own lack of success.
Making time, balance between work and home, and solution-oriented discussions are all keys to making a creative couple’s marriage successful.
Current research is showing that many who are married have many health benefits. Of those who are married, older couples tend to have more benefits than younger couples, and within that, men tend to receive greater benefits than the women do. Research is showing that those who are married are more likely to survive cancer, a heart attack, stroke, and many more things. The primary reason appears to be emotional support. Research is showing that those married tend to receive better support, and have lower tension and stress levels. This gives them a better chance at surviving these difficult diseases.
Read more: Are Married People Healthier?
The author is, I believe, targeting women who have recently undergone a divorce and are having trouble coping with it. There were several scenarios and tips as to how to deal with the “loneliness” and “grief” and it was further noted that they may not work for everyone and that there is another option. I was suggested towards the end of the article that closed meetings with specific groups and with dedicated members would better help for those in need.
There are 5 problems faced by married couples that should be avoided in order to prevent a divorce from happening. Feelings bottled up inside can explode into huge annoyances if relationship issues are ignored or denied. Having the expectation that a relationship subsists itself is dangerous because both partners have to put in effort for it to work. Blaming your partner results in disconnection, which could be prevented if both parties communicated. Time for one another is important and a lack of it could mean disconnection. If one person is putting in more work into tasks than the other, arguments about cleaning or other housework will happen.
There are nine signs that you may have actually fallen for a narcissist. This is not the ideal kind of relationship. The person only cares about themselves. The best thing to so is to prevent it from ever happening ion the first place. Narcissists often seem like they are the best partner, but are hiding a very bad personality under their charm.They will begin with flattering you and then gradually work their way into your life until it is too late.
Read more: 9 Signs You May Have Fallen For A Narcissist
When you here the word divorce, you squirm and immediately think of financial burdens. Divorce is expensive and painful. It hurts most people that go through it and more time spent than not can cause them to go in debt. That’s where this young woman, Heather Monahan, tells her story of how she recovered from the financial hardship of divorce in a path of success that is sure to make her ex husband squirm in his seat at what he lost.
Illusory agreements seem to be used for everything these days. For those who don’t know what that means. An illusory agreement is an agreement that is made within an illusion. Meaning not exactly honest. Apparently, this has been taking place a lot in premarital agreements, marriages, even divorces. So are lies truly becoming a trend that are accepted with full understanding on both parties, or is there more to this? More can be found out.
Read more: Are Illusory Agreements The New Trend?
Divorce can greatly affect not only the adults involved, but also the children who are witnessing the split of the marriage. Encouraging parents to be good listeners and verbalize the children’s questions will help make the transition less painful. Acknowledging and answering the children’s questions will help them to feel more secure in a tumultuous time. Parents are encouraged to voice their own fears and to bring their older children into therapy with them to work through some of the concerns and issues.
Divorce itself doesn’t harm kids’ mental health according to this study. How parents handle it can, though, a great deal. Parents often can’t hide their bitterness or hurt feelings and kids notice these things. They tend to react to their environment. Parents can harm them if they aren’t careful to behave properly during and after a divorce. It can be hard but therapy can help if you don’t feel you can do it on your own.