As the authors of the book, Fighting for Your Marriage, put it, “‘Why focus on the negative? Why not just build up the good things in our relationship?’ Good question,” they say. Well, research shows that negative patterns are things that destroy a marriage. In other words, just a few negatives in marriage can wear away dozens of positives.

The first step to breaking the habit is recognizing them. So, what are the patterns that can destroy your marriage?


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