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Separate Lives

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We're so busy, it feels like we're ships passing in the night. How can we reconnect?

Separate Lives

The most important thing partners in a marriage can do to prevent a cheating partner is to make sure your lives include time together, and to make that time a priority.
Sometimes, work and family demands are urgent enough that they take over. The important thing is to remember that this is a crisis mode, and not to let it become your regular lifestyle. When you don't have time to make love, eat a meal together, or have a conversation during the week, it's time to make some changes.
When you do have time together, plan to spend it in ways that allow you to reconnect. Movies and TV aren't as good for this as exercising together or going out to eat -- something that lets you talk while you unwind. Even something as simple as grocery shopping can be a chance to catch up and keep a healthy relationship going.



2/16/2009 10:34:20 AM
Alone Together naturally said:

My husband has marked off all of the furniture in the house with a sharpie because he's selfish and doesn't like to share. he draws lines on the countertops and tells me how much space I can take up in his house. This is why I live a separate life. How can anyone fix this when someone is that selfish?

5/7/2009 2:23:01 PM
My boyfriend said: said:

He states spending time together is him sitting infront of the TV while I cook dinner. If he isn't in front of the TV he is out with his friends. I feel very lonely and I have tried to talk to him about it. He just says,"I do spend time with you we watch TV together" which is not true. I just don't know how to get him to do things with me. Fun things. All his fun is with his friends and not me. Am I wrong here....


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