We've heard the Beatles say it, "All you need is love", but is that really true? According to our overwhelming 50% (39%, 2020. Or maybe try almost 50%) divorce rate, maybe we need a little more than love. Every couple walks down the aisle on their wedding day sure that they will make it, that they are different, that their love is real. So, what goes wrong? How do we go from happy and in love, to hopeless and alone?
Last month we explored loneliness and its dramatic rise globally in all age groups. In a society that's more connected than ever before, how can that be? Social media, the internet, and mobile phones have provided more access to people and information than any other time in history.
BY LISA MAY
HOW TO COMMUNICATE BETTER WITH YOUR SPOUSE
A study published by Psychology Today talks about the loneliness epidemic in America. The study revealed that of the individuals that reported being lonely, more than half of them were married! So how do we combat loneliness and bond with our spouses?
HOW TO KEEP MARITAL BLISS AFTER THE HONEYMOON PHASE
The honeymoon phase of marriage is an extraordinary time of marital bliss when the only thing you can focus on is your partner and the only thing you want to do is spend time together. But what happens when the honeymoon phase starts to fade?