Sociologists estimate that almost
half of recent U.S. first-marriages faillegal-ly. Unknown millions more fail psychologically.
Typical unions involving prior kids and
ex mates (stepfamilies) appear to fail even more often. Based on clinical research since 1979, this slide presentation proposes…
§two core reasonsfor
this tragic divorce epidemic – partners’ psychological “wounds” + unawareness of up to six key topics; and...
average courting partners can choose
the right people, for the right reasons, at the right time. The presentation includes summaries of com-mon courtship danger signs,
links to more detail, and recommendations,
* These slides summarize articles and worksheets by Peter K. Gerlach, MSW in the
nonprofit Break the Cycle! Web site. These
ideas pertain to courting partners with
or without kids.
Break the Cycle! Web site overview
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