Listen to this provocative quote regarding marriage from anthropologist Lionel Tiger:
“It is astonishing, that under the circumstance, marriage is still legally allowed. If nearly half of anything else ended so disastrously, the government would surely ban it immediately. If half the tacos served in restaurants caused dysentery, if half the people learning karate broke their palms, if only six percent of people who went on roller coaster rides damaged their middle ears, the public would be clamoring for action. Yet the most intimate of disasters… happens over and over again.”
While it’s true that nearly half of all ...continue reading...
“It’s easy to blame others when things are broken. The hard part is recognizing the part you played in it all.” Unknown Author
Here are the unbelievable stats about marriage and divorce*:40%-50% of first marriages end in divorce 67% of second marriages end in divorce 74% of third marriages end in divorce
The rates of divorce increase pretty dramatically for second and third marriages.
That’s not a coincidence.
When your first marriage falls apart, the fairy-tale one that you thought would last forever, most people genuinely believe the problems were a result of their spouse’s ...continue reading...