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How does marriage affect your emotional development?

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4 doctors agree

In brief: As long as married

Throughout the course of a marriage, or any significant relationship, the emotional development of the individuals is effected.
It can be altered for the better or for the worse. Much is dependent on the patterns of communication, role expectations, and rigidity versus flexibility. If you need help, seek guidance from a therapist.

In brief: As long as married

Throughout the course of a marriage, or any significant relationship, the emotional development of the individuals is effected.
It can be altered for the better or for the worse. Much is dependent on the patterns of communication, role expectations, and rigidity versus flexibility. If you need help, seek guidance from a therapist.
Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A solid marriage greatly enhances the emotional development and resiliency of both partners.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Marriage

Marriage and family life can make you become a more giving, mature person as you give up sole concerns for the love of others.
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In brief: Marriage

Marriage and family life can make you become a more giving, mature person as you give up sole concerns for the love of others.
Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Barbara Toohill
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

The way in which marriage affects someone's emotional development depends on the marriage.
In a healthy, mature relationship, both people are able to continue to grow and develop emotionally. In an unhealthy couple, development often stops, with one or both people remaining stuck in immature behaviors, choices, and ways of thinking. Premarital counseling can help sort out healthy vs. Unhealthy.

In brief: Depends

The way in which marriage affects someone's emotional development depends on the marriage.
In a healthy, mature relationship, both people are able to continue to grow and develop emotionally. In an unhealthy couple, development often stops, with one or both people remaining stuck in immature behaviors, choices, and ways of thinking. Premarital counseling can help sort out healthy vs. Unhealthy.
Dr. Barbara Toohill
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