Is Love Reason Enough to Stay Married?

CLICK TO LISTEN TO ONLINE RADIO DISCUSSION ABOUT THIS TOPIC. LISTEN , CHAT OR CALL IN AT (213) 943-3673 This blog entry is the third follow up to our challenge to develop top 10 Reasons to Stay Married. DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… Roberta Flack and Donnie Hathaway sang the questions, “Where is the love you said was mine all…

Staying Married for the Kid’s Sake

CLICK TO LISTEN TO ONLINE RADIO DISCUSSION ABOUT THIS TOPIC. LISTEN , CHAT OR CALL IN AT (213) 943-3673 This blog entry is the second follow up to our challenge to develop top 10 Reasons to Stay Married. DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… I remember one day talking to two of our youngest children about what life would…

Top 10 Reasons to Stay Married

CLICK TO HEAR OUR ONLINE TALK SHOW DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… It really bothers me to hear about couples getting divorced.  While I understand that there could be valid reasons to make the break, it just feels like something good has been tragically destroyed.   I believe that no matter what the relationship has become, it…

Mixed Marriages with Culture Clashes

CLICK  TO HEAR OUR  ONLINE TALK SHOW  DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… WHEREFORE ART THOU? If you took English Literature courses in America, you were probably somehow engaged with the story of Romeo and Juliet.  Apart from the awkwardness of reading the dialogue in the Queen’s English of Elizabethan, I really connected with that poor couple’s struggle. …

Should Mental Illness be Grounds for Divorce?

PLAN TO JOIN THE LIVE DUSCUSSION ONLINE ABOUT HIS TOPIC ON TUESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 PST/ 7:30 MST/ 8:30 CST/ 9:30 EST/ CLICK HERE: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idome2/2012/03/21/handling-mental-illness-in-relationships DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… There is an ugly rumor going around that black women are apprehensive about getting mental health treatment.  If you have not heard that rumor, I need to…

Avoiding the Dangers of Discontentment in a Relationship

PLAN TO JOIN THE LIVE DUSCUSSION ONLINE ABOUT HIS TOPIC ON TUESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 PST/ 7:30 MST/ 8:30 CST/ 9:30 EST/ CLICK HERE: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/idome2/2012/03/14/avoiding-the-dangers-of-discontentment-in-relationships DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… Mick Jagger delivered a song that I remember embracing many years ago.  Unfortunately, too many couples are singing that song today.  It’s “I can’t get no satisfaction…but…

Good Communication Takes Work – Don’t Get Fired

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… ACKNOWLEDGING DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION STYLES It is not difficult to understand why communication is listed as a top cause for divorce.  According to Divorce.com, communication problems rank number two in the top ten reasons that marriages fail.   If not for divorce lawyers, many couples might not even be able to agree…