Higher marital break up – our modern society to be blamed? (Pt 2)

Number of View: 261 Written by: Gilbert Goh Personal Experience  Having being married for 16 years and constantly finding ways to enhance our marriage despite the regular ups and downs, I have decided to write this book to help people to enhance their marriage. I will include some of my own personal struggles and hope that you can identify with them. Mine is not a perfect marriage and can never be. I hope that we can learn from one another here.  Don’t get me wrong – I am no guru in this subject. In fact, I have struggled in my …

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What is it with Men and Commitment, Anyway? (Smart Marriages)

Number of View: 545What is it with Men and Commitment, Anyway? Scott M. Stanley, PhDUniversity of Denver Citation:  Stanley, S. M. (2002, July).  What is it with Men and Commitment, Anyway?Keynote address to the 6th Annual Smart Marriages Conference.  Washington D. C. This paper was given as a keynote address to the 2002 Annual Smart Marriages Conference in Washington D. C. The referencing has been updated as of November, 2004 to reflect works that were in press or under review that have been published since the time of the address. The paper reflects the structure of my thought and comments …

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Higher Marital Break up – Our Modern Society To Be Blamed? (Pt 1)

Number of View: 390 Written by: Gilbert Goh One in three marriages break up in our country and the situation does not look like it’s going to improve. Many friends around me have also thrown in the marital towel and are on their own now licking their wounds.  Some have ended their marriages lasting  more than ten years of relationship. So what happened here?  Many people have suggested to me that keeping a marriage going on is like running a marathon. You have to put in a lot of effort and energy to maintain the relationship and like in a …

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Introduction To Steady Marriages

Number of View: 360 I started this blogsite with the intention to provide a platform for people in difficult marriages to network and hopefully  find possible esources to iron out their differences with their spouses. One in three marriages in Singapore will eventually break up and at least 7000 families will end their relationship with each other yearly. Counting at least each family has one child each and we are looking at 21,000 people facing life without the warmth of a happy family each year. People growing up in dysfunctional families face issues of various kinds. For children, the impact is …

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