marriage and family therapist
Actor Hugh Jackman's marriage to Deborra-Lee Furness has stood the test of time. He recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he spoke fondly of his wife saying, "it gets better and better" with time. They've been together for more than 20 years, and are a perfect example of a couple making marriage succeed.
Arguing in and of itself can be very upsetting, so it isn't surprising that some people look to avoid it completely. The problem is that if you do that you will close off an important channel of communication that can eventually lead to a better place.
The most important thing is to support each other and go through this as a team, which will keep you close and connected. That appears to be what Kim and Kanye are doing.
feeling envy, sadness and regret is natural and understandable. The trick is learning how to deal with it so those feelings don't consume you. The most important thing is to keep in mind that what you shared with your ex was once special and helped form you into the person you are today.
If you're skeptical about the movie being true to the book, and the actors doing justice with their interpretation of the characters, the best thing you can do is remain as open-minded as possible. Otherwise, you run the risk of shortchanging yourself as well as the leads in the film.
It is surprising and unnerving when we hear about these couples who prevailed for so long but didn't ultimately succeed at their union. It can be hard to understand what drives people to split up after so many years together.