The war may be happening overseas, but an international climate of turmoil and uncertainly can dramatically affect relationships here at home. Whether it is dealing with deployment, facing an unstable economy or dealing with different opinions about the war, you may find new challenges in managing your life and your partnership. Here are some tips to help with your situation:
When War Hits Home
Military couples in which a partner has been deployed or is facing deployment are dealing with many emotional and logistical issues. Here are some tips to help them manage this transition.
When the Question of Peace Puts Your Relationship at War
With so many strong opinions about war versus peace, many couples find themselves taking different stances on the events in Iraq. Here are some tips to deal with conflicting opinions in your relationship.
The Economy’s Affect on Your Relationship
Financial issues are one of the biggest problem areas in relationships today. A strained economy can increase these issues. Here are some tips for discussing and dealing with financial challenges.
Protect Your Partnership
The best way to protect your relationship in trying times is to communicate with your partner and work together to build and maintain a solid foundation for your life together. The Institute has recently released a new guidebook that can help you improve communication and make decisions about your partnership. The guide, The Commitment Conversation, can be purchased or previewed by clicking here.
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