Stars giving dating advice
“If time heals wounds, then why are there grumpy old people? “Making healthy decisions to treat the wounds heals them, not time.” If your relationship is already on the rocks, having a child will not make those problems suddenly go away.
“While issues may be masked by the excitement of a baby, they will resurface—and when they do, [they] will be amplified,” Hunt warns.
Putting the children first often leads to resentment in the relationship and entitled children.” Very few couples have a seamless move-in experience, so if you follow this advice, you might assume that these hiccups along the way mean your relationship is doomed. “Healthy, happy couples don’t start out compatible,” explains marriage educator Patty Newbold.
Sleeping on it can give you that needed time to cool off, and in most cases, whatever it was will not seem as big by morning,” he says.
Of course it’s true that people change over time—but only if it’s self-motivated.
In fact, it’s best to separate the two, according to Monte Drenner, a licensed mental health counselor in Florida.
“Forgiveness is absolutely crucial to having a healthy relationship, but forgetting is not necessary,” he says.So, proceed with caution if it seems too good to be true.