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Are Your Kids Running You Ragged?

Sep 24, 2021 / General     

Some parents make their marriage a top priority. Many parents do not. Instead, they do everything for their kids to the detriment of their marriage. They help their kids with things they should do on their own. They take their kids everywhere they want to go, and buy them everything they want. But when parents make their kids the center of the universe, three things happen. First, your marriage will suffer. Your spouse will only get leftovers. Second, your kids will suffer. They’ll become self-absorbed, develop an entitlement mind-set, and have a demanding attitude. Third, your kids’ friendships will suffer because they’ll become selfish in their relationships. For more on this topic on my blog go to



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Mark Merrill

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