Married Life from Hitched - Social network for married couples

Brett Williams's Blog – April 2009 Archive (1)

Kids and Marriage

I was sad to see the article on Hitched about how kids negatively effect marriage. A study released last week showed that for 90% of couples their level of marital satisfaction dropped once they had children. John Gottman, from the University of Washington, reported that the divorce rate spikes for couples just after the birth of their first child.



So what's the deal? Isn't having children one of the reasons why we got married? But here the research is showing us that having children… Continue

Added by Brett Williams on April 24, 2009 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Latest Blog Posts

Most Popular Blog Posts

Monthly Archives

2009






Hitched Podcast

Episode 542: How Does Society Effect Marriage?

Marriage rates, divorce rates and a variety of other factors around marriage fluctuate throughout time. How does societal impact play a role? Dr. Karen Sherman shares her thoughts.

© 2019   Created by hitched.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service