Is Parenting a Child in Crisis Destroying Your Marriage?

We have all heard of the roadblocks which hamper or destroy a marriage. Those three roadblocks of marital heartbreak are communication, finances, and sex. As a parent, there is another challenge that is missing on this list. Parenting a teen or young adult in crisis can also cause marital distress. 

Unfortunately, parenting woes do not offer road maps to figure out where to go and what to do. What parents do agree on is the fact that raising a child in crisis is one of the most stressful jobs ever. Of course, we must add to this the marital drama, pitfalls, accusations, silent treatment, and eventually a distance so wide, love in the marriage has taken a big detour.  

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Marital Woes in Getting Help for Your Teen in Crisis

Marital Woes in Getting Help for Your Teen in Crisis - Anchor Of Promise

 

They were at it again. Their voices getting louder than before. This time they weren’t so shy in hiding their feelings.

Differing opinions on how to treat their teen in crisis is fairly common for many parents. It starts out with differing views on counselors, to different avenues of treatment, and finally figuring out how to pay for everything. Maybe your opinion has to do with one of you wanting help and your spouse not wanting help. It is a constant battle for many moms and dads. Continue reading