First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage – and then what?
Ah, Valentine's Day – a time for love and sweet times spent with your significant other.
(Medical Xpress)—New BYU research finds that people in happy marriages live less "in sickness" but enjoy more of life "in health."
Marital conflict is a significant source of environmental stress for children, and witnessing such conflict may harm children's stress response systems which, in turn, may affect their mental and intellectual development.
21 minutes to marital satisfaction: Study shows how minimal intervention can preserve marital quality over time
Marital satisfaction—so critical to health and happiness – generally declines over time. A brief writing intervention that helps spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict could be the answer.
(Medical Xpress) -- Behavioral problems in preschoolers may mirror the intensity and frequency of their parents marital conflict and signal possible child maltreatment, suggests a new study co-written by Jun Sung Hong, ...
Marital discord is a significant social problem for children, sometimes leading to problems in health and well-being. A new longitudinal study finds that the impact of marital problems on children in their kindergarten years ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Even for well-prepared couples, the transition to parenthood can be downright stressful.
When parents fight, infants are likely to lose sleep, researchers report. "We know that marital problems have an impact on child functioning, and we know that sleep is a big problem for parents," said Jenae M. Neiderhiser, ...