How’s the State of Your Union?

Recently President Obama delivered his 5th State of the Union Address to the American People, summarizing the status of the U.S.   Similarly assessing the State of Your Union is a good idea.

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A healthy relationship may be judged by how you and your significant other deal with the major areas in any relationship.


Are you listening? Yelling, silent treatment, saying what you mean, being understood.


Are you on the same page with major purchases, savings, etc.  Are job issues straining your relationship?


Issues of frequency, satisfaction and healthy self-images.

Conflict Resolution

How do you resolve conflicts?  Arguing the loudest does not determine a winner.


To have or have not?

How’s the State of Your Union?  This list is not exhaustive, but is a good starting place. Sit down with your spouse and talk about it.

Matthew Thompson is a Family Law attorney and talking with your spouse about issues in your relationship now may prevent you having to sit down and talk about it with me later!

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