Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anthony Centore, PhD & Taylor Bennett of Thriveworks.com.
With the holidays fast approaching, it’s important to note that our marriages are definitely not immune to the stress the season brings with it. In fact, recent research from the University of Washington has shown that divorce rates seem to spike right after the winter (and the summer) holidays. According to the scientists involved in this study, this might be due in part to failed expectations and consequent disappointment, as well as financial strain surrounding Christmas.
Here’s the good news: you can take several measures to defend your marriage against stress this holiday season. If you want to sidestep this statistic, put a few rules in place for overcoming these stressors and keeping your marriage happy, healthy, and sexy: [Read more…] about 4 Rules That Will Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Sexy This Holiday Season