Children of divorce dating
The bottom line is we play an active part in constructing our own marriages, and therefore have an active part in determining their success. It's rarely just ONE person is awful and the other person is a saint.To get specific advice on steps to take to make your marriage successful, listen to my recent interview on I DO podcast, and watch for future blog posts here on Psychology Today. Often times people stop making time for each other.After decades of research, and over a decade of marriage, I continue to work to understand exactly how my family of origin affects my current marriage—but I no longer live in fear of the “sleeper” effects of my parents’ divorce. If your marriage is making you unhappy, your spouse is a leech, you feel angry all the time please don't stay married because you are afraid some shrill nut is going to call you a failure. Sure, sometimes one person is a victim and the other person stopped keeping their promises.
They argue that most of us model our own marriage after our parents’ marriage, and are therefore likely to experience the same result.
Interestingly, coming of age in a time of higher divorce rates in general may have taught the current generation that marriage isn’t something that should be entered into lightly. It's okay to divorce, or okay in the eyes of most of the population less maybe a married female Caucasian psychology professor.