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Geneva divorce attorney, happy wife, happy wife happy life, marriage and communication, marriage trends, marital bliss, happy marriageThe results of a recent marital research study, published in the October issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family, further confirms that the key to a happy marriage is as simple as keeping the wife happy and content. Rutgers University, in collaboration with the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, revisited this marital landscape with a new twist. This time, the research team opted to consider the feelings of both spouses. The results indicate that the happier the wife is within the marriage the happier the husband is, no matter the negative marital connotations of the paternal persuasion.

Deborah Carr, a professor in the Department of Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Michigan, concluded that if a wife considers herself relatively happy with her marriage she will opt to do more for her husband, therefore ultimately increasing the level of emotional well-being and also avoiding a consultation with an qualified divorce attorney. Even though men still remain less vocal about their marriages in general, this negative view of the marital union does not necessarily transfer to the wife. 

The study, spearheaded by Carr and Vicki Freedman, a fellow research professor, focused on the marital forecast of older couples. The research team surveyed and analyzed data from 394 participating couples echoing the national study conducted in 2009. Subject matter concentrated on income, health and disability. The majority of the focus group participants had been married for an average of 39 years.

marriage and communication, marriage and trust, marriage trends, separate vacation, solo vacation, spouse's interests, St. Charles divorce attorneyAccording to the late Ruth A. Peters, PhD, continual contributor to Today Family Time, it is not uncommon, nor selfish, to want to escape and rejuvenate in private. No spouse, no kids, no job, no worries.

Dr. Peters was a firm believer that as one half of a duo, separate vacations should be a welcome addition to each of our lives. She suggested that we should not think of it as an escape but as a new experience. However, there is one ground rule. Never should a quest for a separate vacation be viewed as an interference or a threat to the home-bound partner.

To further support this argument, Reuters shared the results of a recent TripAdvisor survey further substantiating the claim to a spouse-free vacation as 59 percent of travelers plan on taking a brief detached distraction. Yet while Dr. Peters, Reuters, and TripAdvisor offer the go ahead to venture to sunny shores alone, spouses should still consider the following guidelines prior to leaving for a stress free personal retreat.

reclaim your marriage, Kane County divorce attorney, Kane County mediation attorney, healthy marriage, The kids, the housework, the job, the bills, the never-ending schedule, the dog, the cat, the spouse.

Sometimes it can become, plain and simple, overwhelming. So much so that you have given a thought or two about resigning from your marriage. But then you remember your vows and retract your resignation. You pick up the pace to avoid becoming a member of the divorce club that still affects 40 to 50 percent of all Americans today.

You may take a personal inventory and ask yourself how you can change the daily routine and banish the rut you and your spouse have recently accepted as the norm. You decide to give it another shot and get your house in order. However, if that does not work, you can always contact an experienced divorce attorney to start reconfiguring the jigsaw puzzle that is your life.

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