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Marriage

Marriage

Marriage is a part of most Americans. Learning how to be married takes practice and acquired tools. I hope these articles help you and your partner.

Counseling Thoughts for Premarital Couples/Danger Signs in Dating

The objective of this article is to help dating couples who are thinking of marriage to identify some common danger signs in the relationship and to provide some guidance for treatment.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

Counseling Thoughts for Premarital Couples/Danger Signs in Dating

Summary: Premarital counseling is a good emotional checkup and a wise investment as it increases the odds for a successful marriage. Continue reading

Art of Feeling Married

The objective of this article is to point out some of the pitfalls involved in the breakup of marriages.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

The Art of Feeling Married

Summary: Back several generations the most important value in marriage was staying together. Continue reading

Special Concerns for Dating Couples Approaching Marriage

The objective of this article is to outline the issues that create the most anxiety in couples considering marriage.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

Special Concerns for Dating Couples Approaching Marriage

Summary: What are the subjects on which communication is especially difficult for couples approaching marriage? There are several that can present major problems. Continue reading

The Practical Marital Quiz

 

Practical Marital Quiz

  1. There is the Right person out there for everyone.

    (no-marriage is based on a skill set between two people. Arranged marriages work well when the partners practice the skills of good marriages.)

    Continue reading

An After Effect of Sexual or Physical Abuse

The objective of this article is to help those who have experienced some kind of physical or sexual abuse to use some concrete tools for speaking up for themselves.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

An After Effect of Sexual or Physical Abuse

Many people who have experienced some form of child sexual or physical abuse have learned that it is dangerous to speak up for what they want. Continue reading

When A Spouse Dies

This article is designed to aid readers who have lost a spouse to understand better what they are experiencing and how to handle the issues that may arise.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed. Continue reading

Achieving Relationship Closeness

The objective of this article is to provide a discussion on the importance of intimacy as well as to pinpoint some barriers to achieving emotional closeness with others.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Achieving Relationship Closeness

Summary: Intimacy has been proven to be important in achieving and maintaining emotional and physical health. There are some barriers and patterns that prevent intimacy. Continue reading

Toward Achieving Sexual Harmony in Marriage

The objective of this article is to present information relating to sexual difficulties in marriage and how they may develop.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Toward Achieving Sexual Harmony in Marriage

Summary: Sometimes sexual problems between couples are just that, they are sexual problems related to some kind of performance issue as in premature ejaculation and painful intercourse. Continue reading

Effect of Money on Marriage

The objective of this article is to present a discussion of how money affects relationships.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

The Effect of Money on Marriage

Summary: Money is seen as power by many people–he (or she) who has it has the power and the partner without is is out of power. Too much money or too little produces a negative effect on many relationships. Continue reading