The Impact of Unemployment on Marriages

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… Can you guess what the men all have in common in the following movies: John Q, Cinderella Man, The Jacksons (An American Dream), Selena and The Pursuit of Happyness? The answer is that each of these men had to face the reaction of their wives from their being unemployed.  Of all…

Intimacy Beyond Sexual Abuse

DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… For years, my family would refer to me as the one “who smells everything.”  From smelling my food before eating it to being able to find the source of foul odors, I have been the one to call.  I finally realized that my keen sense of smell was directly linked to…

FORGIVENESS IN MARRIAGE

CLICK TO LISTEN TO OUR ONLINE DISCUSSION INCLUDING THIS TOPIC.  Call in number to join us Tuesday night at 8:30 PM CST is (213) 943-3673. NOTE: We will resume the Top 10 Reasons for staying Married blogs, but because of so much that we have been hearing, witnessing and experiencing about forgiveness in marriage, we thought…

Sex is Better When You’re Married – Reason #4

CLICK TO LISTEN TO OUR PARTY LINE BLOG TALK RADIO DISCUSSION ABOUT THIS BLOG TOPIC.     This blog entry is the fourth follow up to our challenge to develop top 10 Reasons to Stay Married. DR. MARGARET JAMAL WRITES… My husband and I discussed this a bit before agreeing to make this topic the next…

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…