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Income Disparity Between Massachusetts Spouses Increase Risk of Divorce

Although the number of Massachusetts families in which wives are the main breadwinners is stillWomen breadwinners.jpg fairly small, it's a steadily growing trend: In 1980, only 13 percent of married women earned more than or about as much as their husbands. By 2000, that figure had almost doubled, rising to 25 percent. Since then, the rise has been slower but is still on an uptick. In 2017, 28 percent of women made more money than their husbands or co-habitating partners.

A Year-By-Year Guide to Your Risk of Massachusetts Divorce

Pretty much anything can lead to a Massachusetts divorce. From employmentDivorce Wishbone.jpg status to how much the couple spent on the wedding, studies have shown that the straw that breaks the camel's back comes in all shapes and sizes.

Infographic: Why You Should Hug Your Massachusetts Kids

It's official: hugs are good for you, physically and emotionally. Recent scientific research has found that getting your full cuddle quota every day has significant benefits, including a healthy heart rate, a sense of calm, better sleep and more energy.

Emotional Invalidation Cause For Massachusetts Divorce

Maybe you feel like your Massachusetts partner has overreacted to something, orStop Saying.jpg they're taking something a bit more seriously than you think they should. Trying to diffuse the situation, you turn to them and say "You're so sensitive." Those three little words are offensive and, if not monitored, can be toxic to a relationship. Saying them or such phrases as "Don't be ridiculous" or "You don't know what you're saying," makes it seem like you reject and invalidate your partner's feelings. They communicate that you don't care about them or what they think and, if not worked at, can ruin a marriage.

4 Major Signs Your Massachusetts Marriage Needs Attention

The concept of a loveless Massachusetts marriage sounds terrifying, conjurinDivorce 148.jpgg images of two people who are forced to live out their years together in spite of the obvious contempt they hold for each other. Like those depictions of rich couples in cartoons who sit at opposite ends of a very long table and only speak to one another with the ring of a butler's bell. But the truth is almost more sinister and more devastating.

What Makes a Truly Happy Massachusetts Marriage?

What is being happy in a Massachusetts marriage? It's an often-said desireHappy Couple 2.jpg, achieved by some, but for many couples, it feels like an endless struggle, and people are left to wonder what's wrong with their situation. But rather than a missed opportunity, maybe the problem is the wrong approach. As noted psychiatrists say, "Marriage isn't supposed to make you happy. It's supposed to make you married."

Massachusetts Divorced Parents: Compassionate Communication With Your Kids Is Crucial

Joint custody cartoon.jpgDuring and after divorce in Massachusetts your children may be hyper-sensitive about many things. What may have formerly been routine conversations, questions or activities can now be touchy subjects fraught with anxiety, resentment or anger. This is understandable when you consider that the stability of the world they knew has been dramatically altered.

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