9.7.2019 11:08 am
Adding a child to your relationship can make it or break it, how can you try to protect it from destruction?
Editors Note: This is a four-part series of articles that examine the pressures a child places on your relationship and some of the things to try and remember, especially when times get tough.
Maybe it’s because my husband and I are going on our first weekend away (alone) in almost 9 years. You heard that right. Two nights away from the kids, to celebrate our anniversary. Do you want to know what is at the forefront of my mind? SLEEP! Uninterrupted, no little bodies in the bed, alarm-clock-free, blissful sleep… and morning lie-ins as an added bonus.
Can we really, as parents, keep our children safe from harm, heart-ache, horror or hardship? I think there is too much in this world to guard against, therefore the best way to protect is to prepare.
Family holidays are both a dream and a nightmare, especially when it is with the broader family. The travel time, the close quarters, the differing parenting styles, the relationship dynamics…
I have a suspicion that the average person learns about love and relationships from movies and songs.
Humans are more likely to assume good-looking people are better in bed and have fewer STDs.