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marriage trouble impact on kidsAddressing marital discord and enhancing conflict resolution and communication skills are crucial for sustaining and protecting any relationship (and satisfaction with the relationship) over the long term.

This attention is particularly warranted for couples with children, as links between marital conflict and child adjustment problems are well established. Marital discord has been shown to negatively impact cognitive, social, academic, and even psychobiological functioning in children. However,  it’s not clear why, how or when these negative effects take hold. Read More…